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I want a hysterectomy how do I get one?

I want a hysterectomy how do I get one?

At UR age?: What for? This sounds not the brightest idea coming from i assume a healthy young person. If there would be a major medical problem the obgyn would have offer a solution by I do not detect. Hysterectomy has very severe consequences and i hope nobody in a right mind would offer his/her services. Consult a shrink.... ...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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Hello! To get to the point, I want a hysterectomy. The problem is, I cant find a doctor willing to give me one because I am only 18. Any advice?

Hello! To get to the point, I want a hysterectomy. The problem is, I cant find a doctor willing to give me one because I am only 18. Any advice?

Reasoning: In the US, there must be a reason for a hysterectomy other than the desire for one. Perhaps a doctor in another country might offer one if you lied but I cannot recommend that. There must be a reason other than being 18. Have an honest conversation with you doctor about why you need a hysterectomy and find out what the options are. ...Read more

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I'm 27 And take The depo shot July makes a year but I am still bleeding all the time I want a hysterectomy ?

I'm 27 And take The depo shot July makes a year but I am still bleeding all the time I want a hysterectomy ?

May be the Depo: Frequent, irregular bleeding is very common with DepoProvera. It usually stops by the time you have been on it for a year but, in a few unfortunate individuals, it continues. You may be one of these few.Talk to your doctor about other contraceptive options that may be better for you. There are many treatment options for frequent bleeding these days and hysterectomy is usually a last resort. ...Read more

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I'm 27 years old. I have endo., ic, & ibs. I want a hysterectomy . Should i?

I'm 27 years old. I have endo., ic, & ibs. I want a hysterectomy . Should i?

IC IBS: I am assuming you want the hysterectomy done due to pelvic pain. If that is the case i would not do it. A hysterectomy will do nothing to resolve the pain of irritable bowel or interstitial cystitis. You will have the procedure done and the pain will persist. ...Read more

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Ive always had irregular menses, and only have 2-3 periods a year. the pain before and during my menses is excruciating and I want a hysterectomy?

Ive always had irregular menses, and only have 2-3 periods a year. the pain before and during my menses is excruciating and I want a hysterectomy?

I encoruage: you to have a comprehensive evaluation by a gynecologist to determine the cause and to what the best treatment options are. Sorry to hear you have been in pain. Take care. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i want a full hysterectomy. What criteria must one fit to be a candidate?

Many possibilities: Their are many reasons that a person may have a hysterectomy. Some of these are bleeding, pain, fibroid tumors and uterine prolapse. Their are also other reasons. For most of these a person should try conservative/medical therapy. If you have tried other treatment options, are finished with child bearing and want a hysterectomy then you are a candidate. ...Read more

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3 miscarriages this year for surrogacy. History of bad periods. Im 36 and done having kids. I really want a hysterectomy this time. ?

3 miscarriages this year for surrogacy. History of bad periods. Im 36 and done having kids. I really want a hysterectomy this time. ?

OK: That seems like a reasonable plan. However you should consider options. For instance if you are going to find a surrogate you might want to have a good supply of embryos before that or make sure the surrogate delivers before you have a hysterectomy. You will likely want to keep your ovaries. But ivf after removal of the uterus can be more difficult so consider all options and the timing! ...Read more

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Can you tell me when will i want sex again after total hysterectomy?

Can you tell me when will i want sex again after total hysterectomy?

Varies: You could feel ready for sexual relations within a few days after your surgery - however most physicians are going to advise against having sex that includes vaginal penetration for up to 4 or 8 weeks. Non penetration sexual activity is likely to be ok whenever you feel inclined ...Read more

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Help please! i don't know when will i want sex again after total hysterectomy?

Help please! i don't know when will i want sex again after total hysterectomy?

6 to 8 weeks: The typical recovery from a robotic assisted hysterectomy ranges from a few days to a few weeks. A woman should be prepared to take 4 to 6 weeks to recover from a major surgery, but should also expect that the recovery could be much quicker than that. Most women are instructed to abstain from sex for 6 to 8 weeks after their robotic hysterectomy - your doctor will give specific instructions. ...Read more