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What do they do with the internal organs removed from a hysterectomy?

What do they do with the internal organs removed from a hysterectomy?

Pathology analysis: After an organ is removed through surgery it is usually sent to the patholigst to analyze it. They will look for tissue problems, diseases and signs of cancer. After that the tissue is safely disposed of. ...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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I'm 28 and getting ready to have both ovaries removed. I already had a hysterectomy 3 yrs ago. I'm nervous about the end results. And how it will affect my life?

I'm 28 and getting ready to have both ovaries removed. I already had a hysterectomy 3 yrs ago.  I'm nervous about the end results. And how it will affect my life?

Ask your Gyn: Seriously! 25yo is young age for hysterectomy. So is 28yo for oopherectomy (removal of ovaries). You didn't state why initial surgery performed nor why this one is planned. You need to chat w/your Gyn or whoever is planning your surgery. Ask why it's recommended. Ask what is desired outcome (how will it affect your life). Ask about potential complications. Ask all your questions now before surgery ...Read more

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Had surgery Last Wednesday a hysterectomy and ovarie removed and I'm bleeding spoting just won't ED to know how long will it take to heal?

Had surgery Last Wednesday a hysterectomy and ovarie removed and I'm bleeding spoting just won't ED to know how long will it take to heal?

Ask your surgeon: These are things that should have been addressed prior to surgery with written or verbal instructions. Call your surgeons office and obtain clarification now. ...Read more

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I have had a hysterectomy with overys and utris removed way am i gaining weight?

I have had a hysterectomy with overys and utris removed way am i gaining weight?

Menopause weight: Welcome to menopause where the estrogen that doctor gives you will only help with the flashes. As you found out, there is much much more to this transition. My preop teaching includes this discussion : low carb diet, exercise and lifestyle changes, calcium for bones, and a good iron free vitamin.I have a menopause clinic.Look for one near you. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm 57 years old and had a hysterectomy in 1990 and also had my left ovary removed.?

What to do if I'm 57 years old and had a hysterectomy in 1990 and also had my left ovary removed.?

Menopause: At this age menopause is very possible. So one or two ovaries removed not going to make much difference. If you do not have any symptoms, no specific treatment other than calcium/vit d supplements and others problems if any need to be addressed. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i'm 57 years old and had a hysterectomy in 1990 and also had my left ovary removed.?

What do you suggest if i'm 57 years old and had a hysterectomy in 1990 and also had my left ovary removed.?

Nothing.: Unless you are having problems with the remaining ovary you do not need anything done. We recommend removal of an ovary if their is a mass, pain or some other problem. A family history of ovarian cancer is also something that may prompt removal of ovaries. For more specific information see your gyn. ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy 6 months ago everything removed because of endemitriosis have had terrible pain left lower side after scan they find cyst! ?

Red herring ?: 40's female post-hysterectomy for endometriosis has "terrible left side" pain. Per med literature, nearly every pelvic invasive procedure leads to bowel adhesions; not discoverable by imaging techniques. My experience is that the series of invasive procedures oft performed in "endometriosis" patients can beget IBS. Also consider SIJ disorder; oft associated with endometriosis. G.I. specialist? ...Read more

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Excise (Definition)

To surgically remove an organ or body part or tissue. This is done with ...Read more