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Bso (Overview)

This is an abbreviation for "bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy". This means the surgical removal of both ovaries and related Fallopian tubes.


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What is the definition or description of: bso?

What is the definition or description of: bso?

BSO: This is an abbreviation for "bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy". This means the surgical removal of both ovaries and related Fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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Bso (Overview)

This is an abbreviation for "bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy". This means the surgical removal of both ovaries and related Fallopian tubes.


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Postop care plan at home after op tah-bso?

Postop care plan at home after op tah-bso?

Pot tah-bso: Most post op care has to do with wound care. Watch for reddness or swelling around the wound. If you feel chills or develop a fever temp 101.5 or above then consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Does intercourse hurt after tah bso?

Does intercourse hurt after tah bso?

No: Once the healing of the vaginal incision is complete (about 6 weeks) intercourse should be as comfortable as it was before the surgery. The vagina should be the same length and caliber. Painful intercourse could be due to a change in hormones resulting in vaginal dryness. This can generally be treated with lubricants or vaginal estrogen. ...Read more

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I had undergone lavh with bso two months back. Still hurt. Why?

I had undergone lavh with bso two months back. Still hurt. Why?

Can't tell: By two months after an lavh, almost everyone should be fully recovered. If you are still having pain you should see you doctor for evaluation and management. While you may just be having a slower recovery than average, you may also have something wrong that is treatable for a better recovery going forward. ...Read more

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How long after a robotic TLH/BSO can I start exercising? And dieting?

How long after a robotic  TLH/BSO can I start exercising? And dieting?

Depends: You need to confirm specific recommendations with your surgeon since they know the details of your surgery. Typically patients can get back to normal very quickly after a robotic TLH. ...Read more

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Why am i having hot flashes at 51 when i had a tah-bso twenty years ago?

Why am i having hot flashes at 51 when i had a tah-bso twenty years ago?

Retained ovary?: When we remove ovaries, there is a possibility that a small portion of one or both ovaries is 'retained' and active. This is one good explanation as to why you are having temperature instability at the usual age of menopause. Also, consider that there are other causes of these sweating spells, such as thyroid or heart disease - go to your doctor and get checked out! ...Read more

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Is it safe to drive 1 1/2 hr attend a 4 hr lecture drive back after having a davinci TAH & BSO 5 DAYS AGO. No pain meds last 2 days?

Is it safe to drive 1 1/2 hr attend a 4 hr lecture drive back after having a davinci TAH & BSO 5 DAYS AGO. No pain meds last 2 days?

Ask your surgeon: You need to ask your surgeon this question as he/she is aware of the complexity of the surgery and if there were any complications to impact your ability to drive safely. ...Read more

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After having having TAH&BSO 5 days ago can I drive 1 1/2 hr attend a 4 he lecture then drive back. Have not had pain meds last 2 days?

"5 days post-op": You should not drive a car so soon after major surgery, since a sudden stop and stepping on the brake can make the incision open up, and cause repeat surgery as well as extreme anxiety if it does ! Most surgeons will tell a patient to not drive for at least 4-6 weeks after this kind of surgery. ...Read more

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What is safe treatment for menopause after tah bso?

What is safe treatment for menopause after tah bso?

Hormone replacement: Estrogen replacement therapy cones in many forms, patch, gel, sprays, creams, and pills to replace the missing estrogen from the ovaries that have been surgically removed. ...Read more

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Why don't I have a urinary urge any more? Had a tah/bso/bladder lift. Now, since then, I don't know I have to go til it's too lste.

Why don't I have a urinary urge any more?  Had a tah/bso/bladder lift. Now, since then, I don't know I have to go til it's too lste.

Overactive overflow: Possible that you have an overactive bladder where you go from no urge to an uncontrolled urge. Another possibility is that you bladder is overfilling. I would discuss with your doctor having a procedure called urodynamics. This is done in the office and can differentiate between the two. ...Read more

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L am 53 years old.L am suffering right arm pain, started from 2 weeks.L underwent tah&bso 7 years ago?

L am 53 years old.L am suffering right arm pain, started from 2 weeks.L underwent tah&bso 7 years ago?

Arm pain: Not related to your previous pelvic surgery. 2 weeks of pain could be musculoskeletal or neurologic. Hard to advise as there is very little detail in your description. ...Read more

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Should I still have a burning pain that comes and goes on the right side following BSO surgery? I'm almost four months post op?

Should I still have a burning pain that comes and goes on the right side following BSO surgery? I'm almost four months post op?

No: The burning pain may indicate that something is amiss. Most sensory abdominal nerves that have been interrupted by surgery have healed by now. Adhesions can also cause pain during certain movements. Have your previous surgeon re-examine you. ...Read more

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Hospital report from total hysterectomy & BSO, systemic involvement of connective tissue was listed, what is that, something I should worry about?

Hospital report from total hysterectomy & BSO, systemic involvement of connective tissue was listed, what is that, something I should worry about?

Ask your surgeon: You need to ask your surgeon for an interpretation of this pathology report because he/she was present at the operation and can offer the best explanation. ...Read more

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Yesterday got sharp pains lower left ab with full bladder. Emptied, pain gone. Today, very tender same area. Not a cyst, etc. Had hyst/bso 4 yrs ago. ?

Yesterday got sharp pains lower left ab with full bladder. Emptied, pain gone. Today, very tender same area. Not a cyst, etc. Had hyst/bso 4 yrs ago. ?

Retaining urine: results in stretching of the bladder and compression of surrounding tissues. This commonly causes pain that is relieved by emptying the bladder. It is not unusual for there to be some tenderness of the area later due to inflammation. Try to avoid retaining urine which increases the risk of infections and can cause more serious problems. ...Read more

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37, hyst/bso @35. No hrt. Getting few deep acne cysts on chin. Healthy, wrk out 6/7 days, eat clean, nothing different. Never a problem before now. ?

37, hyst/bso @35. No hrt. Getting  few deep acne cysts on chin. Healthy, wrk out 6/7 days, eat clean, nothing different. Never a problem before now. ?

Changing: A philosopher once said, 'you cannot put your foot in the same river twice" in other words, the only constant in the universe is change. You are evolving- do not know the cause, but a deep cleansing or peel from a qualified esthetician or a dermatologists office may be helpful. ...Read more

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Postmenopausal laparoscopic oophorectomy dermoid cyst?

Postmenopausal laparoscopic oophorectomy dermoid cyst?

For postmenopausal:: I would recommend oophorectomy in a postmenopausal patient, due to the (small, but possible) risk of a malignancy. While the most common type of dermoids are benign, they can be some that are malignant, and in a menopausal female i would recommend oophorectomy instead of cystectomy, to ensure that the tumor is removed entirely. For a premenopausal patient i would recommend cystectomy. ...Read more

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Menapause after hystorectomy?

Menapause after hystorectomy?

If ovaries removed: A woman will go into chemical menopause if both ovaries are removed at the time of hysterectomy. If one or both ovaries are left, then a woman will enter menopause at the natural time (average is at 51 years of age). ...Read more

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