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Ovary Problems After Hysterectomy
I have been cramping really bad for two days and my left ovary hurts really bad also. I had a hysterectomy about 5 years ago. What can be the problem?
Associated symptoms: Hello, before we could actually pinpoint the cause, I need to know if you have any fevers, chills, nausea, vomiting, any diarrhea or constipation. Have you ever had this kind of pain before, type of pain sharp versus dull. If you need a detail consultation please contact. ...Read more
Ovary up high in abdominal cavity closer to ribs after hysterectomy, very small and not in normal position. Problem? Sorry didn't word last? Right.
Since my hysterectomy (have ovaries) I have a problem with thrush. Have had meds from dr, reduced sugar, added probiotics but nothing helps! Any tips?
"Thrush"/treatment?: There are several effective remedies for "thrush" ("yeast" or fungal) infections. There are varieties of this kind of fungus which may not respond to standard treatment. Reduced sugar and probiotics will not affect these infections. Not all symptoms are caused by yeast organisms, so go again to your gyn physician for a culture to be sure of that which is being treated. ...Read more
Weird? After my hysterectomy I was told my ovary that was left is now in my abdominal cavity and not in pelvic cavity. Could that be a problem later
Ovary after hysterec: Ovaries are suspended in the abdominal cavity after hysterctomy-this procedure is called 'ovariopexy".This is done to prevent discomfort with intercourse after hysterectomy.It will function just as well in the abdomen as its original location. I do not see this causing any problems later in life. ...Read more
I've had a hysterectomy removing all but my ovaries, I have a cystocele can this cause problems with having regular bowel movements?
Here are some. ..: Analyzing the sequence of events specifically in relation with the function of urination and BM before & after simple total hysterectomy without ovarian removal will get a glimpse & suspicion of its potential negative impacts, which may be expected but widely vary among individuals in severity. So, with these in mind, seek pro-evaluation to deduce possible clinical significance for reasonable Rx. ...Read more
Can L4 & L5 problems and spinal stenosis cause pelvic pain (post-menopausal) specifically ovary pain (post partial hysterectomy)?
Possible: These conditions may cause pain to be felt or radiated to this area. See a pain specialist. ...Read more
Had a hysterectomy in 2010 still have right ovary I have very sore breast and I have cramping too. All the time what could be the problem?
Ct scan had a hysterectomy, kept ovaries post menopausal on report fluid attenuation opacity right pelvis 3.4 x 2.6. Larger than last year. Problem?
CT interpretation: Radiology studies must be interpreted within the proper clinical context. Contact the doctor who ordered the CT scan. They will need to interpret in the context of your individual circumstances. Ask where the fluid collect is anatomically and what might be causing it. Then together you can determine if any intervention is needed ...Read more
Hysterectomy in 2007 still have ovaries now weight only in abdomen area fatigue and bladder problems plus bowel problems no appetite and period cramp?
Are the side effects for a partial hysterectomy the same as full (still have ovaries) ie;early onset of menopause, anxiety, depression, dizziness fatigue, insomnia, memory problems, mood swings, nervousness and etc. Should I pay for a saliva testing (zrt)
No: Your ovaries are likely still working. Many people seek solutions for mood and stress via ovarian hormones. You could get a serum fsh that can tell if the ovaries are functioning, but serum testing can reveal fluctuations. Do you grind teeth when sleeping? Do you have panic attacks, crying spells, low energy, etc. I'm not saying its all psychiatric just don't use resources seeking perfect horm. ...Read more
I had a hysterectomy a year ago due to essure problems I have left overy and tube left but it's starting to hurt all over again what could it be?
I had a hysterectomy in Jan of this year and now I have a swollen pelvis with muscle pain. What could cause this problem?
At age of 37 the: Advantage of keeping an ovary is that you will not go through menopause immediately after your surgery. If the hysterectomy is not for cancer treatment and you are not at high risk for ovarian cancer in the future, it may be better to keep the ovary so you do not experience premature menopause (usually women go through menopause around 52 yo). ...Read more
Menopause: By leaving the ovaries this should not occur ...Read more
I had a hysterectomy in 2013 only leaving ovaries. This morning I'm developing bleeding is this normal?
Not usual: It's not normal in the sense that you will no longer have period bleeding. Sometimes toss can happen if the cervix was not removed. I would follow up with your doctor for an exam ...Read more
YES!!!: Studies shown that unless you have a VERY strong history of ovarian or breast cancer that leaving the ovaries in will prolong life significantly. Ovaries in the postmenopausal women make sm amts testosterone which is converted to estrogen peripherally and this helps protect against heart disease, the #1 killer of women. Ovarian cancer risk is 1/70, so much lower. Discuss your personal risk w/ DR ...Read more
Depends: Given your age, I would strongly recommend you keep your ovaries unless you have some other risk factor such as strong family history of premenopausal ovarian cancer, condition such as severe endometriosis, or a personal history of some cancers. That's an important discussion to have with your surgeon. Good luck! ...Read more
Oopherectomy: Depends on the age of the patient! ...Read more
Please discuss with: The doc who is going to do your surg under normal circumstances you would leave 1 or both ovaries in since u are so young, if there is something wrong with the ovaries or you had a very strong history of ovarian cancer or a history of frequent ruptured ovarian cysts then that would be indication to remove ovaries. ...Read more
Yes: Although 1 ovary is usually able to function quite well and prevent early menopause, it is possible that it is has stopped functioning. If you are having menopausal symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats, you should see your gynecologist who can order blood tests to check the amount of hormones you are making. ...Read more
Worry not: Of course this deserves observation, follow up and to determine best course of action. But worrying is not the best way to go. See your dr for more details. Best of luck. ...Read more
If ovaries are in good condition, is it necessary to take them out if a hysterectomy is required?
No: It is not required to remove the ovaries if they are normal. If you have a family history of ovarian or breast cancer then it would be more recommended. ...Read more
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
I had a hysterectomy two years ago. I still have my ovaries but I am still having pains. What could this be?
Unclear: If you had a hysterectomy because of pain, and the pain continued afterwards, it is possible that your pain was not due to your uterus. And, you should be evaluated for other causes of pain. If you are having persistent pain that began after your hysterectomy, you should have an evaluation by your gynecologist and a pelvic ultrasound to evaluate your ovaries. ...Read more
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