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Menapause after hystorectomy?

Menapause after hystorectomy?

If ovaries removed: A woman will go into chemical menopause if both ovaries are removed at the time of hysterectomy. If one or both ovaries are left, then a woman will enter menopause at the natural time (average is at 51 years of age). ...Read more

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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Can endometriosis return after total hysterectomy?

Can endometriosis return after total hysterectomy?

Unlikely: A complete hysterectomy, with removal of both ovaries, usually is curative for endometriosis. I have seen cases afterwards, but it is extremely rare. ...Read more

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Possible for pregnancy after partial hysterectomy?

Possible for pregnancy after partial hysterectomy?

Possible, rare.: Women post supra cervical hysterectmy can get pregnant rarely and all those pregnancies would be ectopic and threaten the maternal life. See your gynecologist for evaluation if you think this is happening to you! ...Read more

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Do women menstruate after a partial hysterectomy?

Do women menstruate after a partial hysterectomy?

No: Once the uterus containing the endometrium in total is removed, no. However, in supra cervical hysterectomies whereby the uterus is "chopped off" from the cervix, there are cases where some of the uterus containing endometrium is left behind and cyclic menstrual bleeding still occurs. In that instance, the surgeon will get a Pathology report stating that fact, and will retrieve the cervix et al ...Read more

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After a total abdominal hysterectomy, when will menapause start?

After a total abdominal hysterectomy, when will menapause start?

Not changed: The timing of menopause is not effected by hysterectomy as long as the ovaries are not removed. ...Read more

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Will you go through menopause after a partial ovary removal/partial oophorectomy?

Will you go through menopause after a  partial ovary removal/partial oophorectomy?

Unlikely: Assuming that you have your other ovary, removal of part or all of the second ovary will not put a woman into menopause. The remaining ovary will still produce estrogen and ovulation will occur every month from the remaining ovary. I hope this helps you! ...Read more

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How long will menopause last after total hysterectomy?

How long will menopause last after total hysterectomy?

U mean hot flashes?: Hot flashes can last a few months up to many yrs everyone is different there are many vits and herbs u can try or script meds that work very well, you will be in menopause until u die. ...Read more

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After having a complete hysterectomy, how long does menopause usually last?

Menopause: Having a hysterectomy doesnt lead to menopause.Having your ovaries removed at the time of hyst. Leads to a surgical menopause.If this is your case, menopause means cessation of menstrual period.You will be menopausal for the rest of your life.Symptoms can last a few months or a few years.They can even recurr in later life. If surgical menopause, symptoms are worse sometimes than for natural menop. ...Read more

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Could someone take estrogen after having had a complete hysterectomy for endometrial cancer?

Could someone take estrogen after having had a complete hysterectomy for endometrial cancer?

Sometimes.: Always check with your oncologist before starting any hormonal therapy after having endometrial cancer. ...Read more

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Bleeding 20 years after partial hysterectomy?

Bleeding 20 years after partial hysterectomy?

Not normal: If you had a partial hysterectomy (uterus only removed and ovaries/tubes left in) 20 years ago and are now having vaginal bleeding, you need to have it investigated as this would not be expected to occur at this stage of life. See your usual doctor to discuss. If he/she is unable to assess, then request referral to an ob/gyn physician. ...Read more

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I am bleeding after a complete hysterectomy?

I am bleeding after a complete hysterectomy?

Go back to doctor: Go back asap and make sure there have been no complicaitons. ...Read more

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Can indametriosis remain after a complete hysterectomy?

Can indametriosis remain after a complete hysterectomy?

Yes: Endometriosus is the lining of your uterus migrating out of your fallopian tubes and implanting in the abdomen, on the bowel or bladder or pelvic walls. Having a hysterectomy will not remove this, it will have to be treated to clear it. Usually with laser or cautery. This may be done at hysterectomy, or as a separate procedure. Removing the ovaries can help as well. ...Read more

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What would cause vaginal bleeding 20 years after a complete hysterectomy?

What would cause vaginal bleeding 20 years after a complete hysterectomy?

A Few Possibiliteis: The bleeding can come from problems related to the vaginal. Also some bleeding from the bladder or rectum can look like the blood is coming from the vagina. An exam will help pinpoint the location and cause. ...Read more

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Insomina after a hysterectomy?

Insomina after a hysterectomy?

Call your doc: Who did the surg u may need hormones or sleeping pills. ...Read more

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Bleeding with intercourse 15 year postmenopause post hystrectomy?

Bleeding with intercourse 15 year postmenopause post hystrectomy?

See a doctor: Likely this is okay and is due to a lack of estrogen in the vagina causing atrophy, that is---thinner skin of the vagina that is more sensitive and occasionally bleeds as well. However, any postmenopausal vaginal bleeding needs to be evaluated by a physician to make sure there are no cancerous or precancerous reasons for this. If it is local to the vagina, your doctor may prescribe some estrogen. ...Read more

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Can i menopause after a partial hystertocmy?

Yes: Most women refer to hysterectomy wherein the ovaries were not removed as partial hysterectomy. Even though you are no longer bleeding, you are still having hormonal cycles as the ovaries are the ones responsible for this and they are still present and working. When the ovaries quit, that is when menopause happens. ...Read more

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Possible reasons for bleeding after 15years of menopause?

Possible reasons for bleeding after 15years of menopause?

Several: Hi. Certainly it is possible for benign or malignant uterine tumors to bleed. Vigorous sex with postmenopausal atrophic vaginitis can bleed. Cervical cancer can bleed. Hopefully it's just a little friable mucosa, but please see your gyn to make sure. Good luck! ...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


Complete Hysterectomy (Definition)

A "complete hysterectomy" refers to the removal of the uterus and ...Read more