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Dr. Susan Arnoult
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I had a complete hysterectomy 3 1/2 years ago. ... they took everything because of endo. now I'm having pain in left side like a ovarian cysts... why?

I had a complete hysterectomy 3 1/2 years ago. ... they took everything because of endo.
now I'm having pain in left side like a ovarian cysts... why?

Scar tissue?: Sometimes scar tissue can cause pain in an area where there was previous surgery. It could also be your colon - constipation, colitis or diverticulitis. If you have bowel changes, fever or nausea / vomiting then see a doctor. Otherwise some motrin might help with the pain. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more


Dr. Laurence Badgley
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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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Dr. Karen Jones
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Left side pain after total hysterectomy?

Left side pain after total hysterectomy?

Many possible: Causes including bowel issues such as constipation or pain from the incision or ovary issue for instance. Get an exam with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Lydia Collins
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Left side pain after total hysterectomy. Is this normal?

Left side pain after total hysterectomy. Is this normal?

Hard to say: Left sided pain can be from many different causes. In that location is the lower bowel that can be a source of pain no matter if there was a hysterectomy or not. Also ovarian issues, musculoskeletal, nerve issues and scar tissue can all cause pain there.Having a thorough evaluation by a gynecologist will help determine cause and best options for relief. ...Read more

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Left side pain after 2years of partial hysterectomy and CS. mostly after going to the toilet ?

Left side pain after 2years of partial hysterectomy and CS. mostly after       going to the toilet ?

See your GYN MD: You need to be evaluated by your GYN MD as adhesions of the bowel can cause pain as well as other intestinal or muscle issue. Your MD can differentiate the cause(s) via exam and testing if needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Sharp lower right side pain relieved after urinating.Left side radiating pain and lower back pain .Had partial hysterectomy and ovary removed later

Sharp lower  right side pain relieved after urinating.Left  side radiating pain and lower back pain .Had partial hysterectomy and ovary removed later

Could be related to : Surgery or some thing else. During a partial hysterectomy, a surgeon may inadvertently damage the organs that surround the uterus, such as the urinary tract or bowel, better health channel explains. Affected women can develop bowel movement or urination problems due to this damage. Or could be due to new problem need to investigated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Uma Swamy
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I have had a hysterectomy with a tumor removal about 10 years ago, and only 1 ovary left on the right side. I am experiencing severe pain on this side?

I have had a hysterectomy with a tumor removal about 10 years ago, and only 1 ovary left on the right side. I am experiencing severe pain on this side?

See a doctor: This could be many things including twisting of the ovary (called ovarian torsion) which needs to be evaluated by a doctor right away. Please see your physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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Dr. Laura Anissian
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Had a hysterectomy in 2002 and left only my Overies left. Now pain in lower back on both sides and now got vaginal bleeding should I be concerned?

Had a hysterectomy in 2002 and left only my Overies left.  Now pain in lower back on both sides and now got vaginal bleeding should I be concerned?

Blood in urine?: Are you having blood in the urine? Fever? It is unusual to bleed after hysterectomy so I would recommend you see a urogynecologist or start with your gynecologist for exam. Could be bleeding from the vagina, or from ureters leading from the kidneys. ...Read more

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Dr. Anurag Anand
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I have a noticeable mass on my left side, towards front, above waist. No pain, but discomfort. Had complete hysterectomy 14yrs ago due to large cyst?

I have a noticeable mass on my left side, towards front, above waist.  No pain, but discomfort.  Had complete hysterectomy 14yrs ago due to large cyst?

? incisional hernia: You should have it evaluated. If it is at the site of the old incision and is reducible- that means it goes in when you press on it- it could be ask incisional hernia- but you should definitely have it checked out. ...Read more

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