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Hysterectomy Without Hrt
No, not necessarily.: If you don't have symptoms of hormone loss/imbalance (hot flashes, low mood, vaginal dryness, painful intercourse, insomnia, foggy brain, low libido) then your remaining ovary is probably producing enough for now. However, if you do have these symptoms then you might need HRT. If you're unsure then the best way to tell is to test all the hormone levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually done to provide the hormones that would be deficient upon surgical removal or inactivity or malfunction of a hormone producing gland or organ. The endocrinologist is the medical specialist that specializes amongst other things , in doing just that. Insulin/glucagon-pancreas, thyroid hormone-thyroid, ovaries, testicles, hypothalamus, ...Read more
I am a 41 year old woman. I had a full hysterectomy in my early 30's. I have been able to stay of HRT but lately my moods, hot flashes etc. Are out of controll. Do I need to consider hrt?
Why would I be bleeding after complete hysterectomy and on HRT.. HAVEN'T HAD BLEEDING for 20 years ?
Just had a (4 weeks ago)total hysterectomy at 46 due to bad endo. Do you recommend HRT and what kind?
HRT: As there are rare but serious risks such as breast cancer and blood clot formation, you should understand these risks and they are acceptable to you. If you decide to have hrt, you should take the lowest effective dose of estrogen needed to relieve menopause symptoms for the shortest amount of time needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Its been 1 year since hysterectomy with ovary removal, and HRT is not working, I feel old, and unlike me?
Hormone evaluation: See a gyn specialist in menopause issues, surgical menopause occurs after removal of ovaries in a reproductive age woman. It can be very abrupt and difficult to manage. Proper evaluation and hormone treatment should be able to help you get back on track. Sometimes patients need additional types of therapy such as testosterone. Other issues like thyroid and depression should be addressed. ...Read more
Had a total hysterectomy 9 years ago. Had some complications and couldn't do hrt. I recently started HRT and over the past month I've had severe pain?
Not measured!: If you had a hysterectomy with oophotectomy (which is removal of the ovaries) your FSH will go very high, usually into the 100's. The FSH responds differently in different people to HRT. In some it does not change in others it comes to undetectable. What is important is how you feel not a number! Also, know in situation it is safe and appropriate to be on HRT, see link. ...Read more
At 27, I had ovarian cancer and then a hysterectomy. Is HRT safe for me? My cancer was malignant dysgermanoma.
Yes: Before your ovaries were removed, they made hormones (hrt) so you should be fine using replacement after the surgery. That particular type of cancer should not be affected by replacement. A person with breast cancer, active blood clots, certain types of uterine cancer or undiagnosed vaginal bleeding should not use hrt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My right breast has become larger than my left over past few weeks. I'm 46 been on HRT since hysterectomy +ovarys removed 13yrs ago is this normal?
Not necessarily: Since this just happened over the last few weeks and your breast was not always a little bigger on the one side, there may be some underlying cause that needs to be assessed. Have a dr. Do a thorough breast exam on you with possible testing such as a diagnostic mammogram. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have started having problems with being hot & sweating for no reason, day & night. I am post-menopausal, but on HRT since hysterectomy approx 3 yrs.
Hormonal levels ?: If ovarian function was not surgically removed bilaterally at the time of hysterectomy, the function of the ovaries may now be slowing or ending, thus giving a loss of overall hormonal levels and increased menopausal symptoms of sweating. A physician needs more history to better answer this question accurately. ...Read more
Had complete hysterectomy in 1988 been on HRT every since. No ovaries. Why would my FSH and LH be high?. Already been through menopause.
I have vaginal bleeding. I did hysterectomy and ovariectomy. I take HRT . The swab is negative. No athrophy. Could it be an hormonal disbalance?
I had a partial hysterectomy 2001, on hrt since 2010 but have right sided pain, nausea and flushing for a few weeks could this be an ovarian cyst?
Could diastolic heart failure at 37yo be related to complete hysterectomy at 25yo w/subsequent hrt?
Not likely: There is no connection as hrt at age 25 was necessary for continued hormonal function. ...Read more
I recently had a hysterectomy. On HRT and now thyroid levels are low. Can my hormones cause my thyroid to be mistaken for hyperthyroid?
I had a total hysterectomy in 2004. Took HRT after until blood clot last year. Hot flashes are horrible. Estroven and black cohosh don't work.
Had radical hysterectomy w/ bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy at 27 yrs old, due to aggressive cancer. On long-term HRT to put off menopause. Risks?
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