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Hysterectomy Due To Endometriosis
I am going to be having an abdominal total hysterectomy due to endometriosis. What can I expect as far as hospital stay and recovery?
2-4 days in hospital: If possible consider a second opinion. If in fact a hysterectomy is needed at this time, look to a minimally invasive procedure such as laparoscopic or robotic. The visualization is better, the ability to remove endometriosis implants improved, and with smaller, less painful scars you can often be discharge on the same day or the next day after surgery. Recovery is typically 6 weeks vs 1-2 weeks. ...Read more
I am in the process of preparing for a total hysterectomy due to endometriosis. I have already had 2 laproscopic abdominal surgeries and have multiple adhesions in my abdomen. Can my hysterectomy still be laproscopic or would open be best? Appt on 1/17.
Depends: It would be best to have it done laparoscopically, however that depends in the amount of scar tissue present. You need to find the best minimally invasive gyn surgeon in your area and bring them the operative reports of your two surgeries. See what they recommend. ...Read more
Is is possible for a woman that had a total hysterectomy due to endometriosis 12 yrs ago now have this inside the stomach if it was "caked" to uterine wall? Taken estro/progestine patches since then.
I'm 27 and i'm having a hysterectomy soon due to endometriosis. Will that put into menopause will being in menopause affect my mental health.
Hi,I am 29 year old & I've had a total hysterectomy due to stage 4 endometriosis just over a year now.My breast pain started about 5 months ago but it was every once and a while. As of lately it's almost every day& very painful.Is the normal?
Need more info: Do you still have your ovaries, are you taking any hormonal medications. Your breast problem may or many not be related to your hysterectomy. Please get to see your gynecologist ASAP as you need a complete breast exam and most likely a mammogram. All the pain you relate is not normal.. ...Read more
Having complete hysterectomy due to history of endometriosis an ovarian mass do you think it's necessary to take the ovaries. My tubes are tied.
I had a complete hysterectomy 2004 due to severe endometriosis. No gallbladder (2012) having persistent pain. MRI & CT shows nothing. Can it be scar tissue or endometriosis causing the pain in RUQ?
Adhesions: Post-hysterectomy w. RUQ pain queries cause. Med literature reports common evolution of peritoneal adhesions following any/all abdominal/pelvic invasive/surgical procedures. In my experience, many post-invasive-procedure "endometriosis" patients have IBS-like symptoms. Endometriosis is a theoretical disorder lacking firm pathological proof &, in my opinion, is likely an iatrogenic disorder. ...Read more
Does a hysterectomy cure endometriosis? I have a lot of pain due to my endometriosis. If I have a hysterectomy, will the endometriosis be gone for good?
Yes, but less common: A hysterectomy is a surgery involving the removal of the uterus, not necessarily the ovaries.The ovaries produce the hormones that can drive growth/stimulation of endometriosis. So, if ovaries are left in place, endometriosis may be more likely to grow after a hysterectomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Same as before: Common symtoms of endometriosis vary from person to person but include pain with sex, pain with bowel movements, pain with voiding, and pain with ovulation. There would be other symptoms that would occur with the period - but not of course after the hysterectomy. If the ovaries are removed with the hysterectomy (or later if needed), you have a much better chance of resolving the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complicated: A very complicated question you should talk over with a gynecologist expert in the management of endometriosis. Assuming you are the patient we are talking about (49 years old), you have very little to lose in having a hysterectomy and potentially a lot to gain. It is very dependent, however, on specifics of each case. ...Read more
If your endometriosi: Is bad enough then u may need after other measures like meds and less invasive surgery has been tried, hopefully if u have to have the hyesterec then your endometriosis will be gone or markedly lessened so u can enjoy life , bad endomtriosis is not compatible with enjoying life. ...Read more
It can: In many cases yes. If the primary issue is centrally located pain with the menstrual cycle, a hysterectomy is likely to be very helpful. There are also surgical treatments short of a hysterectomy, including resection of endometriosis and pre sacral neurectomy. You need to see a good pelvic pain doctor to help you work out the best option for you. ...Read more
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After I had a hysterectomy, I was told that I had adenomyosis. Is that different from endometriosis?
Yes it is different: Adenomyosis is when there are glands from the lining of the uterus up inside the wall of the uterus. Endometriosis is when these cells and glands from the lining of the uterus are growing outside the uterus. Adenomyosis is a common cause of heavy periods. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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