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Do they take out appendix during hysterectomy?

Do they take out appendix during hysterectomy?

Not usually: The practice of routine removal of the appendix with hysterectomy not related to cancer is not very common anymore. A few studies showed you were more likely to have a complication from the removal of your appendix, then ever develop a problem with it on your own. ...Read more

Appendix (Definition)

The appendix is a piece of tubing located at the bottom of the colon on the right lower part of the abdomen. It has no known function in modern humans, but was thought to possibly be a type of extra stomach back in our cavepeople days. Currently it's only purpose is to get infected ...Read more


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Can my appendix be seen during a hysterectomy?

Can my appendix be seen during a hysterectomy?

Laparoscopic: during a laparoscopic hysterectomy the appendix can be visualized. This means your doctors remove the uterus using a camera method of surgery. The camera allows the doctor to see many of the inside organs of the abdomen. ...Read more

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Do they take out your appendix when you have a hysterectomy?

Do they take out your appendix when you have a hysterectomy?

Not usually: The appendix is separate from the uterus. Most surgeons will examine the appendix while performing a hysterectomy, if possible. If the appendix appears abnormal, it will usually be removed. This should be discussed before your surgery, just so that you know what may be done. ...Read more

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Can a gallbladder and appendix be removed at the same time as a hysterectomy?

Can a gallbladder and appendix be removed at the same time as a hysterectomy?

Technically possible: Technically it's possible but there should be a clear indication for each operation. ...Read more

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Had complete hysterectomy gallbladder appendix removed had endometreosis would this cause pancreatitis?

Had complete hysterectomy gallbladder appendix removed had endometreosis would this cause pancreatitis?

Several reasons: That cause pancreatitis , from drugs , your medications , alcohol , personal habits , small stones in your biliary ducts ( gall bladder related ) its abnormality. Speak to your doctor will explain to you what is cause in your case. ...Read more

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I'm having sharp pelvic pain, I've had a total hysterectomy and my appendix removed, what could be causing my pain ?

I'm having sharp pelvic pain, I've had a total hysterectomy and my appendix removed,  what could be causing my pain ?

Many possibilities..: Have you really had your ovaries removed at age 29? If so, you must have had a serious problem. Your pain could be related to that. The list of things that can cause pelvic pain is quite long. Endometriosis, Ovarian cysts, Gas in the bowels, adhesions, Bladder problems, Mesenteric Lymphadenitis, etc. Pain can also be related to past sexual trauma or other types of abuse. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What if no gallbladder appendix hysterectomy caused by endometreosis what's left to cause epigastric pain?

What if no gallbladder appendix hysterectomy caused by endometreosis what's left to cause epigastric pain?

Ulcer, hernia, more.: You have touched on an enduring concept of better health. The desire for additional health problems to stop or go away. As we live longer and better, the next health issue will arise. Could be you have an ulcer, a hernia of other possible causes of your pain. Get in to see your doc on a regular appointment. Be well. ...Read more

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10/14 partial hysterectomy via morcellator. 8/15 right ovary had a cyst burst, twist & wrap around my appendix. Could morcellation cause cyst to grow?

10/14 partial hysterectomy via morcellator. 8/15 right ovary had a cyst burst, twist & wrap around my appendix.
Could morcellation cause cyst to grow?

No: Morcellator is a process where large specimen turn to a mushy smaller pieces in order to safely be removed from the abdominal cavity during laproscopic surgery.it does not interfere in any of the organ . Ovarian cyst is a physiological process nobody can control. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more