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How long does it take to remove uterus (hours)? Does that mean removing ovaries too? Can a patient be discharged the same day? Disadvantages involved?

How long does it take to remove uterus (hours)? Does that mean removing ovaries too? Can a patient be discharged the same day? Disadvantages involved?

It varies.: Many factors may affect the time of Hysterectomy. Condition of the uterus, previous operations, doctor skills, route abdominal, vaginal, laparoscopic. Hysterectomy frequently accompanied by removal of ovaries and uterine tubes, but it is not mandatory. Time of surgery may vary from 45-50 min. To a few houars. In some cases after successful laparoscopic surgery patient may be discharged on the same day. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


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How long does it take for the stitches on the uterus to dissolve after having a c-section and if they are dissolved does that mean my uterus is closed?

How long does it take for the stitches on the uterus to dissolve after having a c-section and if they are dissolved does that mean my uterus is closed?

70 days: I takes around 2 1/2 months for the stitches to dissolve after a cesarean. Assuming the doctor used a vicryl suture, which most doctors use. Yes your uterus is closed :-). ...Read more

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What does a thick uterus lining mean? I have had heavy long lasting periods with clots for my last 4 cycles. My gyno is having me do a saline injected

What does a thick uterus lining mean? I have had heavy long lasting periods with clots for my last 4 cycles. My gyno is having me do a saline injected

If your gyno: Is doing that then your gyno should have explained to you what a thick uterus lining means because that is why your gyno is doing that test so please call your gyno and make him or her explain why the test is being done and what to expect, personally I would do an in office hysteroscopy rather than that as u can see everything with your eyes thru the scope and can do a biopsy also. ...Read more

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What does a thick uterus mean?

What does a thick uterus mean?

Lining of uterus: When the lining of your uterus is thick it means that either you are in the last phase of your menstrual cycle or also it can be due to pregnancy. However, medical conditions of the uterus can also resemble a thick endometrium, like endometrial hyperplasia (pre -malginancy) endometrial polyps, or uterine fibroids. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my uterus hurts?

What does it mean if my uterus hurts?

Pelvic pain: There are so many explanations for pain in th pelvis, it is not possible to say it is your uterus. Could be ovarian cysts, ligaments of th pelvis, or muscles and tendons of the abdomen. Is the pain incited by movement of the pelvis or low back? If so it is probably musculoskeletal. ...Read more

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What could it mean if my uterus hurts?

What could it mean if my uterus hurts?

Infection or growth: If you have not had pain in your uterus before, you should consult your gyn. Infeciton is a common cause of pain and can be easily treated with antibiotics. You may have a polyp for fibroid inside the lining or fibroids within the uterus, it is rare to develop endometriosis at 44. Also, you could be pregnant. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your uterus hurts?

What does it mean when your uterus hurts?

Uterus hurting: Pain in the uterus can be from many causes. It can be anything from bad period cramps to infections from sexually transmitted diseases and other things too. It's best to be seen in person and examined to figure out the cause and best option for treatment. ...Read more

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My uterus tissue is 7cm what does this mean?

My uterus tissue is 7cm what does this mean?

????: U mean the endometrial lining is 7 mm which at your age would be normal or the uterine length is 7 cm which at your age would be normal;. ...Read more

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What can a fluid filled sac mean in the uterus?

What can a fluid filled sac mean in the uterus?

Early pregnancy: It is an early ultrasound finding before a normal pregnacy with fetus is noted. ...Read more

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What do it mean when the right side of your uterus hurt?

What do it mean when the right side of your uterus hurt?

Possibly cysts: It is harder to tell the cause of the pain in your abdomen and pelvic compared to other areas, however pain on the right side of your pelvis could be ovarian cysts, tubal cysts, or other more serious conditions like appendicitis or ovarian torsion, if it persists and is severe, see your gyn for an exam and ultrasound. ...Read more

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What does it mean if there was a shadow found on uterus?

What does it mean if there was a shadow found on uterus?

Abnormal: That something is interfering with the normal flow of dye into your uterus, like a fibroid, polyp, uterine septum/anomaly or scar tissue. A hysteroscopy or saline ultrasound can help figure this out for you. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for your uterus to recede?

Does not recede: After a delivery, it takes about 6-8 weeks from the uterus to return to something near its initial size. It is never as small as it once was. ...Read more

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When your baby dies in your uterus, how long is it before you get sick?

When your baby dies in your uterus, how long is it before you get sick?

Several Weeks: Several weeks and maybe longer. Blood test can be done to make sure you are ok....Hope this helps answer your question. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your uterus hurts after 2 days and nights of sex?

What does it mean when your uterus hurts after 2 days and nights of sex?

Pelvic pain: Could mean several things but painful intercourse, particularly with deep penetration, is suggestive of endometriosis. No symptom is completely predictive, so this should not be taken as a diagnosis. If this pain continues see a good obg or specialist re who can take the appropriate steps; you'll get an answer pretty quickly ...Read more

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If your baby dies in your uterus, how long does it take before you get sick?

Fetal death: After a fetus dies in utero in the second of third trimester, generally there are no maternal side effects. However, if the fetus remains in the uterus for a long period of time, generally more than 4 weeks, there can be blood clotting abnormalities. ...Read more