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Hysterectomy Ovaries Prevent Uterus
Vaginal dryness: I assume you meant vaginal dryness since the uterus was removed during the hysterectomy. After the ovaries are removed hormone production stops leading to menopause. Vaginal dryness is common and easy treated with vaginal estrogen available as a cream, pellet, or a vaginal ring. Lubricants like astroglide or KY can help during intercourse. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Whole uterus only: A total (complete) hysterectomy is the removal of the whole uterus(body of the uterus as well as the cervix).A partial (or supracervical) hysterectomy removes part of the uterus and leaves the cervix in place.The removal of the tubes and ovaries is a separate procedure (salpingectomy and oophorectomy respectively). Removing everything is a total hysterectomy and a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. ...Read more
What can be the effects of a partial hysterectomy where the uterus is removed but the ovaries are left behind?
I had a partial hysterectomy last february, took my ovaries and left my uterus, I have gained a lot of weight, i'm eating healthier, why?
Oophorectomy: If they left your uterus, you didn't have a hysterectomy. It sounds like you had a bilateral oophorectomy. Are you sure you don't mean they left your cervix? That would be a supracervical hysterectomy. Anyway, it may be the weight gain is from being menopausal, but have your provider check for thyroid issues and diabetes too. ...Read more
Menopause every symptom imaginable. Hysterectomy. Have ovaries. No uterus so can't judge where i'm at with this journey. 55 yrs old. When does II end?
If my ovaries are both stuck to back of my uterus, is it possible to have a hysterectomy but save one ovary?
Possible : In most cases it is possible to save the ovary. Without knowing more though it would be difficult to answer. Your surgeon may not even be able to know for sure until he or she sees the ovaries during surgery. Certainly you should express your wishes and that discussion can occur during your preop visit. ...Read more
What causes mild cramps after 4 years of hysterectomy with 1 ovary.. appendix, uterus and 1 ovary removed..
Have mild cramp after 4 years of hysterectomy with 1 ovary left. Uterus, appendix and 1 ovary removed. Is this a concern?
I had a polyp in my uterus removed only. I am postmenopausal and never had kids. 3.4 ovarian complex ovar cyst cyst out or ovary or hysterectomy help
Can robotic hysterectomy be safe for precancerous conditions of the uterus and ovaries in morbid obese patients?
How can ovarian function be evaluated post hysterectomy uterus and cervix removed, ovaries retained?
I am haveing laparoscopic hysterectomy that removes only the uterus leaves the cervix in the ovaries he suggested I get my tubes taken out just in cas?
Not a bad idea: There is newer evidence that some ovarian cancers actually arise in the tubes so removal can be preventative for such. Also, this does not add significant risk nor does it add to your recovery. Thus, most suggest removal of fallopian tubes at the time hysterectomy is performed. ...Read more
Does PMS go away after a hysterectomy? My doctor has recommended removing my uterus but leaving the ovaries with my hysterectomy. Will i still get PMS symptoms?
If : If you still have both or one ovary, there is a possibility that you could still experience pms. ...Read more
I had a hysterectomy one week ago everything gone cervix uterus ect only thing left was my ovaries. Is it safe to have anal sex? Pls advise.
Would never being pregnant determine the method of hysterectomy surgery for removal of uterus, tubes and ovary. Reason for surgery is thick lining.
One factor: The number of pregnancies is one factor in determining the route of surgery. The patient’s size, the size of the uterus, the size of the vagina, the amount of uterine prolapse, previous surgeries, medical problems, surgeon preference, surgeon skin and experience are other a few of the other factors. Each case must be evaluated individually to determine the best surgical approach. ...Read more
How do you know if ovaries are getting blood supply after hysterectomy (removal of uterus, cervix, tubes, and removal of cysts on each ovary but able to save the ovaries)?
Ovaries have dual: blood flow from both from the uterus and from the ovarian artery which is a branch directly off the aorta. So when you remove tubes and uterus, the ovary still gets flow from its second blood source. I wish you a speedy recovery from your surgery and hope your ovaries live a quiet, cyst-free existence from now on. ...Read more
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