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Is It Common For Periods To Stop Completely After Having A Hysterectomy
Post hysterectomy: Sometimes we performed what is called a partial hysterectomy, meaning some remains of the cervix are still present. This can cause bleeding after a hysterectomy. Your obgyn should examine you to rule out bleeding from the urethra, vagina or from the rectum (ie hemorrhoids etc). You can also ask your obgyn to remove the remaining cervix or to explain to you the medical alternatives you have. ...Read more
Had a partial hysterectomy at 23yrs. Old following yr the ovaries and tubes were taken out still have horrible periods if I known then what I know now I would have never had a hysterectomy . When will it stop!? The pain and bleeding is unbearable!
Is it reasonable to want a hysterectomy, endometrial ablation, or anything to stop my periods permanently?
Maybe, consider risk: A hysterectomy is much too risky to do just to stop normal periods. However, the Mirena iud or depoprovera are low risk birth control methods that are likely to stop periods. An ablation is relatively low risk but does not provide birth control. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have long lasting heavy periods. Im on progesterone until my hysterectomy next month. Why is it making my period worse? OBGYN said it would stop it.
Thin endometrium: Progesterone makes the uterine lining stop growing and get mature so there is less lining to bleed off. If you have bleed down to a thin endometrium (i.e. Raw) it won't sot the bleeding and can make it worse by opposing your body's estrogen which is trying to make it grow(i.e.heal). Talk to your doctor about choosing a different medicine. You don't want to loose too much blood before surgery. ...Read more
Maybe: It is certainly a way to end the problem. Some can reduce the burden with a proper selection of NSAIDS (pain med) taken when cycles are expected. Oral contraceptives can sometimes also help. In the long run, it would be best to consider the pros and cons in a discussion with a gynecologist and make your own decision. ...Read more
Therap. told bipolar. Also Perimenopause. Having bipolar rage probs at every period now. How to stop rage w/ meds? or procedure like hysterectomy?
Ask GYN this: Bipolar Disorder is more typically diagnosed in a person's mid-twenties. By your question, it was unclear if this diagnosis is new to you. Labile emotions are symptoms of this disorder, but also be symptoms of perimenopause. A woman can certainly have both at the same time. Hysterectomy is an option to explore with your Gynocologist; exploring meds and therapy also appropriate, and faster. ...Read more
Are doctors against performing hysterectomies on mid-late 20s women? After 14+ years of periods. I can't imagine that pain every month until i'm 50
See doctor: Your periods should be tolerable. If b=not see your gynecologist - there are many good treatment options to help with problematic periods. It may be that a simple medication will solve your problems, but it may be that a hysterectomy is the best treatment. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had total thyroidectomy 2 months ago for thyroid cancer. Is it ok to have a hysterectomy this soon after? Flooding periods unbearable for last 2 yrs.
Sure: If you overall health permits it, i'm aware of no contraindication. ...Read more
I have had endometriosis symptoms return after total hysterectomy (have ovaries). I know estrogen feeds it. I am 46, terrible pain, have monthly "periods". Is this normal six years after hyst?
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