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Hysterectomy Pelvic Exam Test
Yes: All women need yearly pelvic exams to monitor for problems that arent necessarily related to pap smears. Pap smears are no longer needed if the hysterectomy was performed for benign indications and there is no prior history of moderate or severe precancerous changes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Physical exam involving examination of the outside of the female genitalia (vulva), the inside (vagina) , as well as an examination of the cervix, uterus, tubes, ovaries, and tissue around the uterus (parametria). A bimanual exam then involves 2 fingers in the vagina with the other hand on the abdomen. A rectovaginal exam is one finger inthe vagina, one finger in the rectum with ...Read more
Sherri had a hysterectomy at 32, cervix removed, had ovaries. Abnormal pap at 36, been clear since. Does she need annual pelvic exams? If so what test
I had a hysterectomy in 2009 my doctor did not take my ovaries, she said i don't need any pelvic exams any longer, its always bothered me. Do i?
Yes: A woman who has had a hysterectomy for totally benign causes, without evidence of precancerous conditions of cervix no longer needs pap smears. However, bimanual pelvic exams are warranted to evaluate presence of ovarian disease. Ultrasound is valuable in detection as well, but not a routine screening tool. ...Read more
29y/o F had hysterectomy 2.5 yrs ago, having bloody and brown discharge, pelvic pain the past two weeks. Went to dr, swab test neg.. What is it?
When you say : "swab test" do you mean Pap? Do you know what type of hysterectomy you got? Was it "supracervical" ie was the cervix spared? Still have ovaries? If you still have a cervix & ovaries, you may also have a teeny bit of uterus capable of making an endometrium. Vaginal fissures or cervical changes deeper than the swab can reach are also possible. Consider transvaginal ultrasound for further info. ...Read more
Complex left pelvic cyst 5cm.Previous hysterectomy ovaries remain. Blood test s oestradiol 2768 pmol/l, ca125 7 iu/l.What are causes, what is treatment
Multiple indications.: If 1) pain is chronic and interfering with normal activities, sexual functioning, mood, and/or relationships, 2)conservative measures like birth control pills have failed, and 3) no future fertility is desired, then a hysterectomy can be considered. For some diseases, like endometriosis, a hysterectomy is the only definitive cure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After the first initial 6 weeks after hysterectomy , should you still experience aches and pains in the pelvis and back and bottom?
Not uncommon: Some post surgical pain is common for several months but reducing as time passing. ...Read more