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Hysterectomy Will Endure Menopause
How to evaluate when menopause happens in women who undergo total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy?
No: Once the uterus containing the endometrium in total is removed, no. However, in supra cervical hysterectomies whereby the uterus is "chopped off" from the cervix, there are cases where some of the uterus containing endometrium is left behind and cyclic menstrual bleeding still occurs. In that instance, the surgeon will get a Pathology report stating that fact, and will retrieve the cervix et al ...Read more
Without hormone replacement therapy, can women whose ovaries and uterus were removed still orgasm?
Had radical hysterectomy w/ bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy at 27 yrs old, due to aggressive cancer. On long-term HRT to put off menopause. Risks?
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
How to evaluate menopause if you undergo total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy?
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?
Varies: Many women are essentially fully recovered in less than 2 weeks. Most have resumed normal activity by 2 to 4 weeks. To be safe, you should plan for 4 to 6 weeks for full recovery - but expect to require less than 4 weeks. ...Read more
How can ovarian function be evaluated post hysterectomy uterus and cervix removed, ovaries retained?
Menopause Is Forever: In natural menopause the ovaries are permanently no longer producing both estrogen (estradiol) and progesterone. If your ovaries were removed during your hysterectomy, then you are also permanently in menopause. Every cell in a woman's body has estrogen and Progesterone receptors, not just the reproductive system, so the entire body suffers once in menopause. Cyclic bhrt can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Robotic total lap hyst with bil ovaries & Fallopian tubes & cervix removed.how long after surgery can I start restricting calories to lose Weight?
Recovery activities: The recovery period for your surgery is typically 2-4 weeks. Discuss with your doctor regarding your post operative activities allowed. ...Read more
Yes: Hoping you heal up well. Best wishes. ...Read more
No: Hysterectomy refers only to the uterus so a total hysterectomy removes the uterus & cervix. If the ovaries are not removed this should not cause menopause although the reduction in blood flow to the ovaries can lead to ovarian dysfunction which might result in menopausal symptoms. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Vaginal sloughing?: The vaginas in post menopausal women can lose some ability to stretch as estrogen declines. The vaginal surface then "thins" as the surrounding vaginal musculature contracts around it. I am not sure what you mean by the term "vaginal sloughing" as the vaginal lining does not "slough" off except some brief cell losses with intercourse which regenerate. ...Read more
On hormone replacement therapy since hysterectomy at age 31 for ovarian cancer- now 50. Do i need to end HRT for normal menopause age?
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