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When they do hysteroscopic myomectomy, does it mean the uterus will be partially reserved or remain intact?

When they do hysteroscopic  myomectomy, does it mean the uterus will  be partially reserved or remain intact?

Uterus is intact: In a hysteroscopy myomectomy the fibroid on the inner lining of the uterus is removed, but the uterus itself is not removed. So the uterus remains intact. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy (Definition)

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


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Should uterine fibroids (sizes 1.2 to 1.8cm) be removed? What is the procedure to remove these fibroids? After removal, will they reappear again?

Maybe: Small fibroids that are causing problems due to bleeding are very easily and well treated using uterine fibroid embolization (ufe). This is a minimally invasive procedure done by an interventional radiologist.You can find information at www.Ask4ufe.Com or www.Sirweb.Org. ...Read more

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Have uterine polyps diagnosed with hysteroscopy.Going to surgery to remove polyps outpatient. Why not just have a hysterectomy?

Have uterine polyps diagnosed with hysteroscopy.Going to surgery to remove polyps outpatient.  Why not just have a hysterectomy?

Good question: You should discuss that with your doctor. Endometrial polyps should be removed, but a hysterectomy is also an appropriate treatment option for a woman with endometrial polyps. ...Read more

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Does uterus fibroid once operated can regain again ? Or is it better to remove uterus than to get the fibroid removed from uterus

Does uterus fibroid once operated can regain again ? Or is it better to remove uterus than to get the fibroid removed from uterus

They can : Fibroids can certainly come back or you can grow new ones. If surgery is needed then its important to know if you are done having children or not. If you are done then a hysterectomy may be a better choice. ...Read more

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How can pap smear be abnormal if no cervix? Does hyst remove risk from hpv?

How can pap smear be abnormal if no cervix? Does hyst remove risk from hpv?

Vaginal pap: The hpv virus has many subtypes. The transition zone of the cervix is where they are most active, but they can also act on the wall of the vagina. Vaginal dysplasia and cancer are more rare than cervical, but they still are screened for using a pap smear. ...Read more

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Can uterus be removed without surgery?

Can uterus be removed without surgery?

Nope: Even dr mckoy couldn't beam out a uterus without calling it surgery... Seriously, removing a body's organ requires surgery, even if minimally invasive. Vessels, ligaments, etc have to be severed and sealed one way or another. Sorry. ...Read more

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How can ovarian function be evaluated post hysterectomy uterus and cervix removed, ovaries retained?

How can ovarian function be evaluated post hysterectomy uterus and cervix removed, ovaries retained?

Ovarian function: Blood tests of ovarian hormone levels (estradiol and progesterone) are a good start. Doctors may also add FSH, LH, TSH, free T4, prolactin since these hormones can be related to menstral irregularity and ovarian dysfunction. ...Read more

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Hysteroscopic resection of fibroids removal for pregnancy. Does it improve fertility after removal of small or large uterine fiborids? in all women.

Depends on location: if the fibroids is significantly distorting the endometrial cavity, it will be of benefit (assuming all other factors are normal). Fibroids outside of the endometrial cavity or that are pedunculated, may not reduce your chances of getting pregnant and may not be neccessary to remove them. Speak to your GYN who can discuss this further with you . Best wishes ...Read more

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Do you remove abnormal cells in the cervix surgergicly?

Do you remove abnormal cells in the cervix surgergicly?

Depends on how abn: They are sometimes u do not do anything if they are not taht bad, sometimes u may ned a leep of the cervix. ...Read more

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I had d and c and hysterscopy for abnormal uterine bleeding. Does hysteroacopy detect cancer during procedure or only when removed tissue is analyzed?

I had d and c and hysterscopy for abnormal uterine bleeding. Does hysteroacopy detect cancer during procedure or only when removed tissue is analyzed?

No, it may suggest: No, tissue is needed for diagnosis. Irregularity, nodules or masses on hysteroscopy may suggest likely cancer but rissue analysis by a pathologist is required both to tell what type and grade and prognosis of cancer and to screen out benign causses of irregularity or nodular mass. ...Read more

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Having laparoscopy to diagnose endometriosi. Polyp in uterus and cervix removed. Ovarian cyst removed. What is my recovery time likely to be. Thank yo?

Having laparoscopy to diagnose endometriosi. Polyp in uterus and cervix removed. Ovarian cyst removed. What is my recovery time likely to be. Thank yo?

2 weeks: Usually almost full recovery in 2 weeks. Some people feel great after 5 days. Kind of unpredictable. But most activities can be resumed after about 7-10 days. ...Read more

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I'm having open bladder surgery to remove tvm that has eroded into the bladder. Should i also have my uterus and ovaries removed?

I'm having open bladder surgery to remove tvm that has eroded into the bladder. Should i also have my uterus and ovaries removed?

you have a choice: And there is no clear correct answer. Talk with your surgeon about the possibility of removing these organs, if found normal, if found abnormal during the case. Would a second surgeon be necessary? Answers to these questions will help you decide. Take a friend with you. Be well. ...Read more

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Possible pelvic mass had total hyst with removal of fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix and ovaries. Should i be worried?

Possible pelvic mass had total hyst with removal of fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix and ovaries. Should i be worried?

I would say: Get a confirmation. Sometimes a bit of ovary can remain, its called ovarian remnant. Its not likely to be cancer, in fact this is very low probability. Good luck. ...Read more

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Cervix (Definition)

The uterine cervix is the opening of the ...Read more