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Ovaries Removed Tamoxifen
For postmenopausal:: I would recommend oophorectomy in a postmenopausal patient, due to the (small, but possible) risk of a malignancy. While the most common type of dermoids are benign, they can be some that are malignant, and in a menopausal female i would recommend oophorectomy instead of cystectomy, to ensure that the tumor is removed entirely. For a premenopausal patient i would recommend cystectomy. ...Read more
This medication is used to: treat breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body in men and women. Treat early breast cancer in women who have already been treated with surgery, radiation, and/or chemotherapy. Reduce the risk of developing a more serious type of breast cancer in women who have had ductal carcinoma in situ (dcis; a type of breast cancer ...Read more
For High Risk Women: Having your ovaries removed is usually reserved for women with a significantly increased risk of breast cancer and ovarian cancer due to an inherited mutation in the brca1 or brca2 gene — two genes linked to breast cancer, ovarian cancer and other cancers. High-risk women age 35 and older who have completed childbearing are the best candidates for this surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can ovarian function be evaluated post hysterectomy uterus and cervix removed, ovaries retained?
Yes: Naked eye can not distinguish cystadenoma with focus of cancer, ( has high incidence of cancer ) only after total removal and analysis by the pathologist , will establish diagnosis, & stage , a potential curable disease has to be treated with radical surgery with aim of cure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hx breast ca bilateral mastectomy 2 years ago w/chemo,total hysterectomy with ovaries and cervix removed.what vitamins/supplements should I be taking?
Healthy diet : In my opinion, a healthy, balanced diet is far more important than taking extra vitamins and supplements. If you have concerns about the adequacy of your dietary intake, there are a number of excellent daily multivitamin products that assure that you meet your daily requirements. ...Read more
Mum, 64, having benign ovarian cyst(5.1cm)removed laproscopically.Ca125 -2.3.Remove ovaries & uterus? Confused as biopsy result will come after surgery
Without hormone replacement therapy, can women whose ovaries and uterus were removed still orgasm?
5.5 mildly complex cyst w/in right ovary, total size of ovary 6.0 containing a single thick avascular curvinlear septation. Hysterctomy in 2001,cervix and uterus removed. Should the ovary be removed.
If I have ovarian benign serous cystadenoma removing with ovary tugether will reduce the risk for ovarian cancer?
Well yes, but...: If the ovaries are removed, then you'll no longer be producing much female sex hormone at all, and you'd then essentially enter menopause unless hormones are replaced in pill form. Daily hormone replacement pills keep levels very stable which would generally end the sorts of symptoms you get from abnormal hormone fluctuation in PCOS. Though it's far too aggressive of a treatment just for PCOS. ...Read more
Bilateral endometrial cancer (low grade 1-2) with an early grade (1) endometrial cancer. Removed surgery have been on HRT 1mgclimaval do u agree onc?
Hx of endometriosis, ovarian cysts and removal of left ovary. During last surgery, right ovary was stitched to uterus, w/o consent. Can it be tested that eggs are getting to fallopian tubes?
Whole uterus only: A total (complete) hysterectomy is the removal of the whole uterus(body of the uterus as well as the cervix).A partial (or supracervical) hysterectomy removes part of the uterus and leaves the cervix in place.The removal of the tubes and ovaries is a separate procedure (salpingectomy and oophorectomy respectively). Removing everything is a total hysterectomy and a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. ...Read more
37yr old. Hysterectomy with rt ovary removed april this year. Severe bloat, pain. 4 CM complex cyst left ovary.On crutches for si pain. Remove ovary?
Depends.: It is usually reasonable to observe a cyst like this for some period of time because frequently it will resolve without surgical treatment. If the cyst persists or you have a family history of ovarian cancer then you may need the ovary removed. Need to have a discussion with your ob/gyn about treatment options. ...Read more
YES for ER positive: Oopherectomy has been proven to reduce recurrence in estrogen-receptor positive pre-menopausal women. Prior to tamoxifen, it was a commonly used treatment for metastatic disease and is now known to reduce recurrence in high-risk premenopausal hormone-receptor positive breast cancer, even without the use of other endocrine therapies. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Possible pelvic mass had total hyst with removal of fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix and ovaries. Should i be worried?
I hadbreast cancer, thinking removing my ovaries-cancer was hormone responsive.B4 chemo had ivf&embryos frozen.Can i still carry baby without ovaries?
Very possible: Removing endometriomas can decrease the ovarian reserve and lower amh. The surgery can remove more ovarian tissue containing eggs than intended. We are much more cautious about surgery today. Best wishes. ...Read more
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