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Can you still have a cycle after a hysterectomy?

Can you still have a cycle after a hysterectomy?

Possible cycle: If you had a hysterectomy where the uterus and cervix were removed, then you cannot have a period. If your cervix was left in place, there is a 20-30% chance you will have a period because the inner lining of the uterus that causes a period extends into the cervix. ...Read more

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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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After having a hysterectomy, is it possible to still have kids?

After having a hysterectomy, is it possible to still have kids?

No and yes: No, you do not have the transport organ to carry a pregnancy yourself. Yes, if you retained your ovaries, these can be retrieved and implanted in a surrogate that would carry your baby. At 49 you might consider using donated eggs from a younger source. Your risk of a down syndrome birth from your egg is 1/50. ...Read more

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Should i still have pain a year after hysterectomy, and sling placed?

No.: You need to be evaluated to see why you are having pain. The healing process is 3 months after a hysterectomy. I would not expect you to still be having pain post-op at this point. ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy. Can I still have a baby?

I had a hysterectomy. Can I still have a baby?

No and yes.: If you mean "to carry your baby inside of you without uterus" is near to impossible. Even extrauterine pregnancies ( pregnancies outside the uterus )require transfer of sperm cells through the cervix to the falopian tubes to encounter the ovum ( egg). As fertility specialists said only surrogates may carry your fertilized ovum if they do it artificially. ...Read more

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Are kegels still beneficial after hysterectomy?

Yes: Removing your uterus did not affect your pelvic muscles. If you were doing them before, continue them. ...Read more

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Do I still need to have paps after a hysterectomy?

Do I still need to have paps after a hysterectomy?

Depends: If the hysterectomy was done for cervical cancer or precancer, you should continue to have regular pap smears and pelvic exams. If the surgery was done for endometrial or ovarian cancer, you definitely need regular pelvic exams and some doctors perform paps in those circumstances. If the surgery was done for benign causes, you need general annual exams for preventative health care. ...Read more

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