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Can You Get Both A Facelift And A Partial Hysterectomy At The Same Time
Why?: You probably can, but why? Best not to combine elective surgery with medically necessary surgery. What if the rare circumstance arises where 1 complicates the other? If the concern is the downtime or 2nd anesthesia, then i'm not sure it warrents the risk of doing the 2 together. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had partial hysterectomy 2 yrs ago, had unprotected sex for the first time. What are the chances of getting pregnant. Can Plan B be taken?
Not needed: By partial hysterectomy you mean they took your uterus out by the vaginal route and left your ovaries it is impossible for you to ever become pregnant. The uterus is the womb where the baby grows. You can release eggs now but they can not get fertilized or implant so don't worry about that. It is impossible for you to ever become pregnant. ...Read more
Depends: The term is not one we as medical practitioner typically use as it is ambiguous carrying more that one definition. Usually it means that the uterus will be removed but the cervix will be left behind. On occasion it may refer to the fact that the ovaries were not removed, but this is an unfortunate use of the term. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on type: The internal healing after hysterectomy, traditionally takes six weeks. However, if you have a vaginal or laparoscopic hysterectomy, you will be up and around very quickly. You can probably go back to work when you feel like it, same for driving, usually within a couple of weeks. No heavy lifting or sex for six weeks, and you may tire easily for a couple of weeks. Abdominal surgery takes longer. ...Read more
What do you recommend if I had a partial hysterectomy am now 40 years old will I get perimenopause?
Need definition: Many people think partial hysterectomy refers to the removal of the ovaries along with uterus. However, the removal of ovaries is not part of the hysterectomy. Hysterectomy only refers to the removal of the uterus. Technically, partial hysterectomy really refers to the removal of the uterus above the cervix (supracervical or subtotal hysterectomy). There are several reasons for doing this. ...Read more
No: Partial hysterectomy may mean different things to different people, but if the body of the uterus is removed, you cannot get pregnant. Partial hysterectomy usually means supracervical hysterectomy with the body of the uterus removed and the cervix left behind. Or some people incorrectly use the term to mean removing the uterus but leaving the ovaries behind. Pregnancy won't happen either way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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