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Removal Of Cervix After Supracervical Hysterectomy
I recently had a laproscopic supracervical hysterectomy. During the procedure, is the cervix sealed?
Sometimes: Sometimes the cervix is stitched or cauterized. It depends on your doctors preference. ...Read more
A supracervical hysterectomy is the removal of the top of the uterus, or fundus, and leaving the cervix, or entrance to the uterus. It is an easier hysterectomy to do and can often be done laparoscopically. However some people continue to have bleeding and prolapse problems and you can still get cervical cancer. If you consider this make sure you have a good reason ...Read more
Is anal sex ok 3 weeks post op supracervical hysterectomy. Kept both ovaries and cervix. Scared to have vaginal penetration?
Ask the surgeon: The restrictions that your surgeon gave you post op for the length of time that you should not insert anything into the vagina should also apply to anal sex. Typically surgeons recommend 4-6 weeks without intercourse or any foreign objects in the vagina. If your surgeon recommended longer or shorter, then that same length of time applies to anal sex. ...Read more
I'm a 40 yr old I had a supracervical hysterectomy 2 yrs ago. Now having vag. Bleeding monthly. Pap showed endometrial cells on cervix?
Yes: The most common reason for leaving the cervix is patient request. Current medical evidence doesn't suggest any advantages to leaving the cervix, though sexual function or bladder function were concerns in the past. If the cervix is left, the uterus must be removed by morcellation which can be a tedious and time-consuming endeavor, especially with a large uterus. ...Read more
Lsh= laproscopic supracervical hysterectomy I posted a question yesterday sex at 3 weeks now post op safe or dangerous?
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Many reasons: For many, the body of the uterus (not the cervix) is causing problems such as pain, heavy bleeding, or mass (fibroids). A supracervical hysterectomy (lsc) performed laparoscopically- less complicated, less time under anesthesia, minimal risk of infection, much less post op pain & recovery time. If uterine (cervical) ligament support is good& paps are normal lsc can be a great choice. ...Read more
Unsure: You do not present a specific question. Having had a supra cervical hysterectomy is OK. You should plan to continue your annual exams. You should continue to have pap smears since you still have a cervix - the current recommendation for paps is every three years until the age of 65, providing that your paps are normal. ...Read more
Cut above the cervix: A supracervical hysterectomy is the removal of the top of the uterus, or fundus, and leaving the cervix, or entrance to the uterus. It is an easier hysterectomy to do and can often be done laparoscopically. However some people continue to have bleeding and prolapse problems and you can still get cervical cancer. If you consider this make sure you have a good reason to leave the cervix. ...Read more
Depends: How the procedure is done is more important to pain levels than the actual procedure. What I mean by this is whether you had an "open" procedure, with a larger incision, or a laparscopic procedure. The less invasive approach, smaler incisions, have less discomfort after surgery. ...Read more
Yes since cervix: If you have a cervix then there is risk of cervical cancer. While this risk declines with age there are new recommendations for how often you should have a pap, and for women over 30 an additional test on same sample for hi risk hpv (human papillomavirus) that causes most cervical cancers. Here's link: http://www. Womenshealthfremont. Com/newsdesk/news/longer-intervals-recommended-for-pap-smears. ...Read more
Leaving in cervix: Some women choose to keep their cervix. The french have done this for years because they think it helps with sex. I have asked patients with cervix and without and both groups report excellent sex life after hysterectomy. Supracervical hysterectomies can be done open, laparoscopically and robotically. ...Read more
I had da vinci supracervical hysterectomy 9 days ago. Yesterday I noticed my left big toe is really purple in the nailbed and off and on achey. Why?
Banged it?: What you are descirbing most often happens as a result of stubbing or banging your toe. The nail normally grows back. ...Read more
Supracervical hysterectomy 3 years ago. Use bathroom and wipe and bright red blood. Feels like I constantly have to urinate. Any idea what could be?
Bleeding after hyst: You could have a urine infection with blood that could mimic vaginal bleeding. With a supracervical hysterectomy, the cervix is still there. If a portion of the lower part of the uterus is also present, you can still have period bleeding. You should see your doctor to sort it out. ...Read more
I had a supracervical hysterectomy 9 days ago. Yesterday my big left toe nailbed was purple. It is still this way. Could this be DVT signs?
Sounds like trauma with subungual - under the nail bruise.
Not a sign of dvt. ...Read more
I have such lower tummy swelling and its hard and tender/hurt after supracervical hysterectomy still after one month after surgery. Asking for help.
ER for exam: 47 year old lady status post hysterectomy now with a tender and firm abdomen. You need to go to the ER for an exam. It is the weekend and your physician's office is probably not open. You should contact your surgeon to communicate with them and any complications after surgery should be reported. It is not prudent to wait too long when you have concerning symptoms after surgery and you need an exam ...Read more
Trachelectomy recover time, this is a noncancerous situation. Previously had supracervical partial hysterectomy leaving left ovary and cervix.
Varies: That depends on the technique your surgeon plans to use. You will need to direct this to the surgeon as there are a variety of approaches. ...Read more
Yes: Any hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) is considered a major surgery. With that said, there are several different modalities by which a uterus is removed. A lash is a type of laparoscopic hysterectomy in which the uterine body is removed but the cervix is left in the body. It is a simpler surgery with less time spent in the or. Recovery time is typically shorter as well. ...Read more
Supracervical hysterectomy and thought maybe I was pregnant but I used some rephresh gel it had eased d discomfort. Do you think my body need a flush?
Is two weeks after surgery too early to have vaginal intercourse after a supracervical hysterectomy?
Yes: It is best to wait 4-6 weeks till everything is well healed and your gyn doctor gives the OK. ...Read more
Constant urination. Abdominal pain&sick to stomach. Little bright red blood when I wipe. Not pregnant had a supracervical hysterectomy 3 yrs ago.
I have severe abdominal swelling since my supracervical hysterectomy, I am 10 weeks post op & have 54 ALT blood test for liver, did surgery cause it?
When can a woman have an intercourse after having removal of cervix, hysterectomy and removal of ovaries with her husband?
What colour should the vagina be? Is blue normal, looks like blue discharge? 30, prev hysterectomy with ovary removal, still have cervix.
Vaginal lining: The vaginal mucosa (lining0 should be pink- approximately the color of the inside of your cheek. A blue color or sicharge requires a GYN exam. ...Read more
How do you know if ovaries are getting blood supply after hysterectomy (removal of uterus, cervix, tubes, and removal of cysts on each ovary but able to save the ovaries)?
Ovaries have dual: Blood flow from both from the uterus and from the ovarian artery which is a branch directly off the aorta. So when you remove tubes and uterus, the ovary still gets flow from its second blood source. I wish you a speedy recovery from your surgery and hope your ovaries live a quiet, cyst-free existence from now on. ...Read more
I've had a partial hysterectomy LSH 4 years ago...removal of uterus only due to uterine fibroids...cervix and both ovaries remain.. I've been bleedin?
Can happen: The glandular epithelium (lining) is responsive to your hormones, or alternatively a small portion of the uterus with its lining still exists ...Read more
Can a hysterectomy cause incontinence? I had a partial hysterectomy (removal of the uterus and cervix) in june 2010. A few months ago I started noticing that I would wet my pants and not even know it. I don't just leak a little bit of pee, but actually qu
I think it is safe: After 4 weeks, but you should ask your GYN to check... ...Read more
Infection?: It could be due to infection of the vagina, thin / fragile vaginal lining or possibly an abnormal growth in vagina. You need to see your OB/GYN for exam. ...Read more