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Can they retrieve eggs from a person without a cervix who has had a hysterectomy?

Can they retrieve eggs from a person without a cervix who has had a hysterectomy?

Yes: Yes. It's simple. An egg retrieval involves placing a needle into the ovary. No cervix or uterus needed. ...Read more

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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Why does a gyn do a pap smear when a person had a total hysterectomy (cervix & ovaries also) I had one done & the results are abnormal sil?

Papsmears, hysterec: After a partial hysterectomy when the uterus is removed ; the neck of the uterus (cervix) remains u will need to continue pap smears. After a total hysterectomy when both the uterus and cervix are removed for a cancerous or precancerous condition, regular pap smears remain important. U can stop having pap smears, after a total hysterectomy for non cancerous condition. If u have lgsil, follow up. ...Read more

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Will a woman that has had a hysterectomy still produce eggs?

Will a woman that has had a hysterectomy still produce eggs?

Yes.: Assuming that the ovaries were not removed. Until menopause a women, barring pcos, hyperprolactinemia, will continue to ovulate.
It is even possible to have eggs fertilized, which can be implanted in another woman's uterus. ...Read more

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Can I have bleeding after having hysterectomy leaving cervix in?

Can I have bleeding after having hysterectomy leaving cervix in?

Yes: If the cervix was left in, there can still be a small amount of uterine tissue remaining. Its possible to have some bleeding. If you still have your ovaries, the bleeding can be cyclic just like your period used to be. It can be a bummer if you were expecting to be period-free. ...Read more

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Can I donate my eggs to a family member if I only have 1 ovary, after a partial hysterectomy?

Can I donate my eggs to a family member if I only have 1 ovary, after a partial hysterectomy?

Technically yes: If you have a functioning ovary, then technically you still have viable eggs. It is unlikely that a reproductive endocrinologist would recommend using eggs from a 40 year old due to the increased risk for genetic anomalies and the decreased likelihood of a successful transfer with the eggs fo that age. Since the eggs are as old as the donor, egg donors are usually much younger. ...Read more

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I'm 48, had partial hysterectomy, interested to have my eggs harvested. Possible? Chances of the eggs/baby being healthy? I'm looking for surrogate

I'm 48, had partial hysterectomy, interested to have my eggs harvested. Possible? Chances of the eggs/baby being healthy? I'm looking for surrogate

Low: At 48, your ovaries are still functioning, but the chances of a baby are low. Risk of trisomy 21 is 1:8, risk of trisomy 18 1:33, and risk of any chromosomal abnl is 1:5. I would be weary, though, of a rei doctor that was willing to do so. Consultation with a board certified rei doctor should be first step. ...Read more

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How are eggs retreived from a woman who had a total hysterectomy?

How are eggs retreived from a woman who had a total hysterectomy?

Just the same: A hysterectomy does not make retrieving a woman's eggs more difficult. A needle is inserted through the top of the vagina, while watching with ultrasound, and into a woman's ovaries, and the eggs retrieved through the hollow needle. (amazing, isn't it?!). ...Read more

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I have ED and my wife tightens up so much when she's excited that I can't penetrate. She has hysterectomy and no cervix. Is that part of the problem?

I have ED and my wife tightens up so much when she's excited that I can't penetrate. She has hysterectomy and no cervix. Is that part of the problem?

No: Vaginismus is when the vagina contracts so tightly involuntarily that very little will penetrate the opening as it is made up of a muscle. Lubrication, counseling, and relaxation exercises can all be beneficial. ...Read more

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I have bleeding 5 years after partial hysterectomy still have cervix What could be the cause?

I have bleeding 5 years after partial hysterectomy still have cervix What could be the cause?

Infection?: It could be due to infection of the vagina, thin / fragile vaginal lining or possibly an abnormal growth in vagina. You need to see your OB/GYN for exam. ...Read more

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I'm forty three and had a partial hysterectomy still have both ovaries how do I know if I still have eggs to freeze?

I'm forty three and had a partial hysterectomy still have both ovaries how do I know if I still have eggs to freeze?

A little too late!: Certain tests such as FSH are available to test your ovarian reserve. However, typically patients under the age of 30 or so are chosen as egg donors ...Read more

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Never had kids but need hysterectomy. If I keep my cervix does that help to provide support so that I don't get prolapse?

Never had kids but need hysterectomy. If I keep my cervix does that help to provide support so that I don't get prolapse?

Possibly: There is some evidence that keeping the cervix might have some benefits in preventing prolapse in some patients. Since you have never been pregnant your risk of prolapse is low. You will need to discuss your specific case with your surgeon. ...Read more

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What can happen if the bottom half of the cervix and right tube and ovary is left after a hysterectomy?

Please ask your doc: The doc who did your surgery should have gone over all of that with you, so please ask your gyn that question, if everything healed up fine, then should be no problems as you will have hormones from the one ovary so u will not be menopausal and u will need paps of your cervix just like before your surgery and hopefully your ovary will stay healthy but you could get ovarian cysts no diff than befo. ...Read more

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Had a full hysterectomy 4 years ago and one of my ovaries has grown back? Does it produce eggs and is there a possibility could I get pregnant

Extremely unlikely: By full hysterectomy you must mean a hysterectomy and bilateral salpingoophorectomy. That means both tubes and ovaries were also removed. Ovaries do not grow back. Maybe it was not a "full" hysterectomy. If you still have an ovary and you are not menopausal it may still ovulate. See your doctor to discuss this issue as it really depends on your actual surgery. ...Read more

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Can I have a baby by doing a vitro. I had a partial hysterectomy but I still have my ovaries and my cervix.?

Can I have a baby by doing a vitro. I had a partial hysterectomy but I still have my ovaries and my cervix.?

Find a surrogate: If you had the business end of your uterus removed you will need to find a surrogate to carry the baby. Consultation through a fertility center would be your first step. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I had sex after a hysterectomy, in which I had my cervix removed, would the dick keep going?

Can you tell me if I had sex after a hysterectomy, in which I had my cervix removed, would the dick keep going?

No: When the uterus and the cervix are removed, the top of the vagina is sewn, front to back. The vagina is the same length, it a blind pouch. ...Read more

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Hello. I had a laproscropic superservical hysterectomy (partial hysterectomy) 5yrs ago I don't have my uterus, and 2/3 of my cervix. Periods are 2x mo?

Hello. I had a laproscropic superservical hysterectomy (partial hysterectomy) 5yrs ago I don't have my uterus, and 2/3 of my cervix. Periods are 2x mo?

Endometrium: Endometrium is the cell layer that lines the cavity of the uterus, grows during the first half of a menstrual cycle to provide for implantation of a fertilized egg, and is being shed during menses, when there is no pregnancy. A women who is experiencing menstrual periods after a supracervical hysterectomy, has had endometrial cells left after her surgery, which happens quite frequently. ...Read more

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When can a woman have an intercourse after having removal of cervix, hysterectomy and removal of ovaries with her husband?

Absolutely: As long as you have a vagina, you can have intercourse. Of course, after you have healed from surgery and been given the ok from your surgeon. You just can't get pregnant anymore. ...Read more

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38 yo female, just had 4th surgery for endometriosis. What helps keep this away? Had complete hysterectomy leaving only my cervix.

38 yo female, just had 4th surgery for endometriosis. What helps keep this away? Had complete hysterectomy leaving only my cervix.

Varies: The definitive surgery for endometriosis includes removal of the uterus and the tubes and ovaries and often the appendix as well. That is successful about 95% of the time. Your surgery should give you a very good chance for being pain free. ...Read more

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Due to fibroids I am having a hysterectomy. I have been given the option to have my cervix removed or not. Is it necessary to remove the cervix?

Due to fibroids I am having a hysterectomy. I have been given the option to have my cervix removed or not. Is it necessary to remove the cervix?

UFE?: Is uterine fibroid embolization (ufe) not available to you in britain? In many instances this can be a great alternative to hysterectomy for fibroid disease. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get some eggs before having total hysterectomy? My wife is suppose to have it in 3 weeks and she already missed her last period.

Possible....: But it is unlikely that you could find a specialist that would be able to harvest eggs in that short of a time period. If you are serious about wanting to harvest eggs, you may have to consider pushing back the hysterectomy. ...Read more

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I am about to have a partial hysterectomy (ovaries and cervix stay) what are the sexual side effects?

I am about to have a partial hysterectomy (ovaries and cervix stay) what are the sexual side effects?

Varies: Keeping the ovaries is probably a good idea in order to preserve the normal libido. Keeping the cervix is associated with an increased risk for bleeding, cancer, painful intercourse, vaginal infections, and the need for additional surgery (to remove the cervix later). There are very few good reasons to leave the cervix - and many good reasons to remove it with the uterus. ...Read more

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What is bleeding during intercourse when I have has a hysterectomy but still have my cervix and ovaries. I have no pain.

What is bleeding during intercourse when I have has a hysterectomy but still have my cervix and ovaries. I have no pain.

A few possibilities: Since you are 48 and no longer have a uterus, your remaining cervix itself as well as your vagina, not to mention the external female genitalia (like your labia minora) could be bleeding. Blood could also be coming from your bladder, or less likely, from your rectum. Your partner (? A male) could also be bleeding. In any event, you may want to identify the source and have your doc take a look. ...Read more

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Trachelectomy recover time, this is a noncancerous situation. Previously had supracervical partial hysterectomy leaving left ovary and cervix.

Varies: That depends on the technique your surgeon plans to use. You will need to direct this to the surgeon as there are a variety of approaches. ...Read more

Cervix (Definition)

The uterine cervix is the opening of the ...Read more