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Can I get pregnant after a partial hysterectomy?

Can I get pregnant after a partial hysterectomy?

What part?: If you still have ovaries there is a rare chance of ectopic pregnancy. Without ovaries you will not create an egg to be fertilized. Without a uterus it would be very difficult to carry a pregnancy. Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Is it possible to get pregnant after a partial hysterectomy?

Is it possible to get pregnant after a partial hysterectomy?

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 more

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Can you pregnant after a partial hysterectomy?

Can you pregnant after a partial hysterectomy?

Yes: If you still have functioning ovaries, you could conceive. If there is any question, take a pregnancy test. If you have had a hysterectomy (total or partial) then a positive pregnancy test likely represents an ectopic pregnancy - which could be life threatening. Read more

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What to do if I had a partial hysterectomy a little over 5 years ago and have some symptoms on being pregnant. Could I b?

What to do if I had a partial hysterectomy a little over 5 years ago and have some symptoms on being pregnant. Could I b?

See Gynecologist: Unlikely that you are pregnant. Suggest that you see your gyn and try to figure out what is going on. Note that no specific symptoms were reported. If there is nausea and other like symptoms of malaise, other things need to be considered at your age. Read more

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Possible for pregnancy after partial hysterectomy?

Possible for pregnancy after partial hysterectomy?

Possible, rare.: Women post supra cervical hysterectmy can get pregnant rarely and all those pregnancies would be ectopic and threaten the maternal life. See your gynecologist for evaluation if you think this is happening to you! Read more

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I know this might be a weird question but I had a partial hysterectomy done and am now having serious pregnancy symptoms what could this be?

I know this might be a weird question but I had a partial hysterectomy done and am now having serious pregnancy symptoms what could this be?

Ovaries: Ovaries are the sources of hormones of pregnancy and menstrual cycle. When a uterus is removed, many of the symptoms of a period are gone, but not all. The ovaries are still going to cause bloating, tender breasts and even a phantom cramping sensation. Pregnancy can never be ruled out so if you are worried take a test. Likely neg. Read more

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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

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Had a partial hysterectomy done in 2008. My urine test friday showed positive for pregnancy but the blood test was negative. What could it be?

Had a partial hysterectomy done in 2008. My urine test friday showed positive for pregnancy but the blood test was negative. What could it be?

Possible tumor: There are several things that can cause an elevation in hcg, the most common test used to document pregnancy. However, this is also elevated in some tumors. I am sure your ob/gyn will be obtaining additional studies and do addition imaging evaluation to find out why. Read more

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I had a partial hysterectomy just my right ovary was removed now my stomach Is forming and I have morn sickness how likely can I be pregnant?

I had a partial hysterectomy just my right ovary was removed now my stomach Is forming and I have morn sickness how likely can I be pregnant?

Maybe?: Yes. Hard to make sense of your question. I assume that the partial hysterectomy and retention of the L ovary was done in order to preserve your fertility. If you have the parts and you have been having unprotected sex you can certainly be pregnant. Read more

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I had a partial hysterectomy several years ago. So of course im not pregnant. Both my boobs are very sore and I feel nauseous past few days?

I had a partial hysterectomy several years ago. So of course im not pregnant. Both my boobs are very sore and I feel nauseous past few days?

Never say never: Unfortunately, if you still have your ovaries (and it's likely you do) pregnancy is still possible, although likely to be an ectopic. Read more

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What does it mean to get a partial hysterectomy?

What does it mean to get a partial hysterectomy?

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 more

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Dr. Benjamin Schwartz
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Partial Hysterectomy (Definition)

Removes mostly the body, leaving the cervix behind. It means the birth canal, and organ of receptive intercourse is not bothered. Problem is tha it can develop cancer ...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