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Doctor insights on: Planned C Section Avoided Hysterectomy

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If I didn't have a planned c-section, could I have avoided a hysterectomy?

If I didn't have a planned c-section, could I have avoided a hysterectomy?

Impossible to know: The risk of hysterectomy at the time of cesarean section is normally less with a planned surgery than 1 done in labor. The most common reasons for needing a hysterectomy are bleeding or a problem with the placenta like an accreta (placenta grown into uterine wall). Talk to your doctor and get the explanation for what happened. That might make it easier to deal with. ...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


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Can a hysterectomy be performed using the same scar as my C-section scar? Mine is horizontal bikini line?

I think there...: Is no problem with that. I am a plastic surgeon and have done a number of hysterectomies along with abdominoplasties with my gynecologic colleagues. Many of these are done through the incision you describe. Good luck! ...Read more

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Which is better di vinci hysterectomy or regular after 2 c-section. Endometerosis in uterine and pelvic area?

Laparoscopic: A laparoscopic approach is "better" if able to be done. This type of surgery has faster recovery and hospital time and less pain. ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy (still have 1 ovary and cervix) after a c-section 1 year ago. Recently after sex I have noticed a brownish discharge. What is th?

I had a hysterectomy  (still have 1 ovary and cervix) after a c-section 1 year ago. Recently after sex I have noticed a brownish discharge. What is th?

Period?: Brownish discharge is a small amount of old blood. So something bled a little and then comes out with intercourse. If this happens monthly, this could be a small period from a small amount of endomterium (lining of the uterus) left behind after your hysterectomy. If this happens randomly could be an infection or something with the cervix like a polyp or dysplasia. ...Read more

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What are the risks when your pregnant with uterin fibroids? Also what are the risks when having a c-section and a hysterectomy at the same time?

What are the risks when your pregnant with uterin fibroids? Also what are the risks when having a c-section and a hysterectomy at the same time?

Increased/substantia: Pregnancies complicated by uterine fibroids are at increased risk for fetal loss, preterm birth, malpresentation in labor, cesarean section, postpartum hemorrhage and cesarean hysterectomy. The latter can prove to be life-threatening major surgery as the vessels feeding the term uterus are huge and multiple. Expert care with maternal-fetal medicine specialist and gynecologic oncologist required! ...Read more

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My uterus is attached to my C-section incision, can it be fixed , i want another child i don't want to have to have a hysterectomy . Please help?

My uterus is attached to my C-section incision, can it be fixed , i want another child i don't want to have to have a hysterectomy . Please help?

Scar: You can have the area repaired to remove the attachment from the abdominal wall. Your doctor can use measures to reduce the risk of the tissue reforming after the surgery so that the chance of attachment is less. ...Read more