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What happens if i abruptly stop of estrogen 8 years after oophorectomy?

What happens if i abruptly stop of estrogen 8 years after oophorectomy?

Sx of menopause: You will quickly develop the symptoms of menopause that otherwise would have begin 8 years ago, but were postponed by the estrogen. You will also quickly begin to lose bone calcium at an accelerated rate. ...Read more

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What are the chances of conceiving after an oophorectomy?

What are the chances of conceiving after an oophorectomy?

Likely good: All other thigns being equal, and assuming the other ovary and tube are normal, it will probably have little if any impact on ability to conceive. ...Read more

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How to keep healthy after bilateral oophorectomy without hormone treatment - what are the important things to do other than healthy diet and exercise?

How to keep healthy after bilateral oophorectomy without hormone treatment - what are the important things to do other than healthy diet and exercise?

PMP Bone loss: Bone health after menopause has become an ever important issue for women. Weight-bearing exercise, dietary sources of calcium, vitamin d and calcium supplementation, minimize caffeine, don't smoke, maintain normal thyroid levels, minimize use of chronic steroids--all are important in maintaining good bone health. ...Read more

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When can someone return to exercise after having an oophorectomy?

When can someone return to exercise after having an oophorectomy?

0 to 2 weeks: You can return to walking and low impact activity right away as long as you feel up to it. Listen to your body and don't exercise if you are feeling too sore or fatigued. You should not do high impact or abdominal exercises for at least 2 weeks if you had a laparoscopy (small incisions) and 6 weeks if you had a laparotomy (large incision). ...Read more

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Why do I feel moody after an unilateral oophorectomy?

Why do I feel moody after an unilateral oophorectomy?

Hormone changes: The body will ultimately adjust to the changes in hormone production following unilateral removal of an ovary, but I have seen many patients have temporary menopausal symptoms (including mood changes) after unilateral oophorectomy. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have sharp pulling pain frequently after a unilateral oophorectomy?

Is it normal to have sharp pulling pain frequently after a unilateral oophorectomy?

How long after: This would certainly be normal the first few months after surgery and would probably resolve on its own as the tissues healed. If this is a long standing problems you might have internal scarring, or what we call adhesions. These can be painless but can cause pain under certain circumstances. This scarring is not dangerous. Sometimes a second surgery can clear the scarring - but not always. ...Read more

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Is a heavier period normal after a unilateral oophorectomy?

Is a heavier period normal after a unilateral oophorectomy?

Maybe: If its your first period after surgery it is common to be heavy. A unilateral oophorectomy will not change your periods in the long run as long as the other ovary works normally. ...Read more

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Which medicine is best for recovery after unilateral salpingo oophorectomy?

Which medicine is best for recovery after unilateral salpingo oophorectomy?

Pain medication: Other than the pain medication your doctor would have given you after surgery there is no specific medications needed. ...Read more