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Iam having hot & cold flashes after complete hysterectomy please help me get rid of them?

Iam having hot & cold flashes after complete hysterectomy please help me get rid of them?

Hormone replacement: Hormone replacement therapy (hrt) is sometimes needed for women who have their ovaries removed during hysterectomy. Once the primary source of estrogen (ovaries) is removed from the body, many women experience hot flashes. Hrt can be given in the form of pills or patches. Discuss these options with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more


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Will I still need a pap smear after complete hysterectomy?

Will I still need a pap smear after complete hysterectomy?

Not if no cervix.: sometimes when they do a hysterectomy, they will remove all internal organs, but leave the cervix. If you still have a cervix, then you will need a pap. find out from your surgeon if you still have a cervix. ...Read more

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Why do I have vaginal bleeding after complete hysterectomy?

Why do I have vaginal bleeding after complete hysterectomy?

Depends: This depends on how long ago the hysterectomy was. If it was done within the last 3 months, the most common cause is development of granulation tissue where the vaginal stitches were. If the hysterectomy was years ago and no bleeding occurred until just recently, the bleeding may be coming from the bladder instead of the vagina. Bottom line: you need to see the gynecologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are causes of vaginal bleeding after complete hysterectomy?

What are causes of vaginal bleeding after complete hysterectomy?

Vaginitis: when they do a hysterectomy, they close the end of the vagina and there is no connection with the internal organs. So, bleeding occurs locally in the vagina. Infectious causes? bacterial vaginosis, yeast or trichomonas. After hysterectomy and with aging the vagina can also be bleeding from diminished estrogen hormone that normally maintains the lining. sometimes bleeding from urine confused. ...Read more

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I am bleeding after a complete hysterectomy?

Go back to doctor: Go back asap and make sure there have been no complicaitons. ...Read more

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Is insomnia common after a complete hysterectomy?

Insomnia: Fairly common, some correlation with hormonal changes, mostly transient. ...Read more

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Can indametriosis remain after a complete hysterectomy?

Yes: Endometriosus is the lining of your uterus migrating out of your fallopian tubes and implanting in the abdomen, on the bowel or bladder or pelvic walls. Having a hysterectomy will not remove this, it will have to be treated to clear it. Usually with laser or cautery. This may be done at hysterectomy, or as a separate procedure. Removing the ovaries can help as well. ...Read more

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After a complete hysterectomy will polycystic ovary disease go away?

After a complete hysterectomy will polycystic ovary disease go away?

Ovaries removed?: Only if the ovaries were removed at the time of hysterectomy. I don't want to assume too much here, 'complete hysterectomy' has no medical definition. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of hot&cold flashes after a complete hysterectomy?

See MD: Your physician who knows you is the best person to help you with your menopausal symptoms. ...Read more

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What would cause vaginal bleeding 20 years after a complete hysterectomy?

What would cause vaginal bleeding 20 years after a complete hysterectomy?

A Few Possibiliteis: The bleeding can come from problems related to the vaginal. Also some bleeding from the bladder or rectum can look like the blood is coming from the vagina. An exam will help pinpoint the location and cause. ...Read more

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Complete Hysterectomy (Definition)

A "complete hysterectomy" refers to the removal of the uterus and ...Read more