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I had a hysterectomy. Can I still have a baby?

I had a hysterectomy. Can I still have a baby?

No and yes.: If you mean "to carry your baby inside of you without uterus" is near to impossible. Even extrauterine pregnancies ( pregnancies outside the uterus )require transfer of sperm cells through the cervix to the falopian tubes to encounter the ovum ( egg). As fertility specialists said only surrogates may carry your fertilized ovum if they do it artificially. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

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


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Is it possible to breastfeed an infant after a partial hysterectomy?

Is it possible to breastfeed an infant after a partial hysterectomy?

Yes: The hysterectomy should have no direct impact on your ability to breast feed. You may need some help getting started if you took a few days off, but a breast feeding coach can help. ...Read more

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Can a hysterectomy cause a grade 3 cystocele and a grade 3 rectocele? I have 5 kids never had an issue until after. Dr says it's from having babies.

Can a hysterectomy cause a grade 3 cystocele and a grade 3 rectocele? I have 5 kids never had an issue until after. Dr says it's from having babies.

Yes , Possible: Multiple child births will weaken the supporting ' pelvic diaphragm ' hysterectomy will make it worse . Speak to your doctor again and possible to fix it. If you are not happy with the answer , get a second opinion your doctor may even help you to get one. ...Read more

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I had a partial hysterectomy .I still have both of my overies can I want a baby so bad.what do I do?

I had a partial hysterectomy .I still have both of my overies can I want a baby so bad.what do I do?

Surrogacy!: Your eggs can still be harvested and fertilized in vitro with your partner's sperm. The embryo can be implanted into a willing surrogate who can carry your baby to term. This approach has a fairly high chance of success but is costly. ...Read more

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I am currently breastfeeding my baby. In plan on having a hysterectomy soon. Will i still be able to breastfeed?

I am currently breastfeeding my baby. In plan on having a hysterectomy soon. Will i still be able to breastfeed?

Yes: Just check with your anesthesiologist to see how long you should "pump and dump" breast milk for. Depending on what anesthesia he uses, times vary. Usually a few hours up to a day. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I have a baby by doing a vitro. I had a partial hysterectomy but i still have my ovaries and my cervix.?

Can I have a baby by doing a vitro. I had a partial hysterectomy but i still have my ovaries and my cervix.?

Find a surrogate : If you had the business end of your uterus removed you will need to find a surrogate to carry the baby. Consultation through a fertility center would be your first step. ...Read more

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I had a partial hysterectomy. Can I still get pid? I have lower back pain, fishy odor and a discharge and been feeling feverish and run down.

I had a partial hysterectomy. Can I still get pid? I have lower back pain, fishy odor and a discharge and been feeling feverish and run down.

PID is not likely : If your cervix and uterus were removed and your vaginal vault healed well and is closed, a bacterial pelvic inflammatory disease is practically impossible. If your cervix was left in place, you may experience signs and symptoms of vaginitis and cervicitis which may mimic PID. A simple Gyn exam and a careful examination of the "fishy discharge" should answer your question and guide your treatment . ...Read more

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Can you still have a cycle after a hysterectomy?

Can you still have a cycle after a hysterectomy?

Possible cycle: If you had a hysterectomy where the uterus and cervix were removed, then you cannot have a period. If your cervix was left in place, there is a 20-30% chance you will have a period because the inner lining of the uterus that causes a period extends into the cervix. ...Read more

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