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Treat Dry Uterus After Hysterectomy
I have UTERUS WITH POSTERIOR WALL FIBROID.
Can fibroids be treated with medicines alones? What is the medication? I am trying to avoid Hysterectomy.
No medical treatment: Hysterectomy is one option for treatment of abnormal bleeding due to fibroids. The other options include surgical removal of fibroids, embolizationof fibroids by an interventional radiologist,ultrasound ablation of the fibroids by an interventional radiologist,and endometrial ablation.The size, number, and location as well as other health factors determine the best treatment for you.RU486 may help ...Read more
I had a hysterectomy and feel pain, bloating and have severe yeast infection that OTC did not treat. Is my cervix closed they took my uterus only.
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
Whats partial mean?: As a physician, a hysterectomy is removal of the uterus and it can be total or subtotal or sometimes called supracervical. A subtotal or supracervical hysterectomy removes the body of the uterus and a small part of the cervix. However, often times non-medical people call a partial hysterectomy total removal of the uterus but not removing the ovaries. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hysterectomy: There is an existing confusion between health care provider and patients as to the terminology for hysterectomy-here is a simple rule-total hysterectomy means removal of entire uterus and cervix.Subtotal means removal of uterus only not cervix.When ovaries and tubes are removed it is called "bilateral salpingo-ophorectomy"-that is removal of both ovaries and tubes.We do not use the word complete. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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