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What will happen to sperm after it's ejaculated into a woman who's had a full hysterectomy?

What will happen to sperm after it's ejaculated into a woman who's had a full hysterectomy?

Not very much: Since sperm cannot get inside the uterus or move into the fallopian tubes, it remains in the vagina, where it will be excreted from the body, along with vaginal secretions. ...Read more

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What will happen to sperm after they're ejaculated into a woman who's had a full hysterectomy?

What will happen to sperm after they're ejaculated into a woman who's had a full hysterectomy?

Spill out and die: After a full hysterectomy, the vagina ends in a blind sac. Therefore the sperm will collect in the vagina, die and eventually spill out of the vagina. ...Read more

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Where does sperm go during sex after hysterectomy?

Where does sperm go during sex after hysterectomy?

In vagina or leaks: Not much different to before hysterectomy, except cervix is missing ; thus no sperm go further than upper end of vagina. Sperm/semen then leaks or is washed out. ...Read more

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I had hysterectomy 20 years ago. I have white eggs discharge since then. Like sperm odor, no itching or burning. Is that normal?

I had hysterectomy 20 years ago. I have white eggs discharge since then. Like sperm odor, no itching or burning. Is that normal?

Sexually active: Well possible if you are sexually active. Could have the ejaculate. So just very good hygiene. If persists see your doctor for an exam ...Read more

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What happens during a vaginal hysterectomy and how long does it take?

What happens during a vaginal hysterectomy and how long does it take?

No visible scar: A circular incision is made around the cervix through the vaginal wall. The abdominal cavity is entered between the rectum and cervix through the vagina. The bladder is separated from the cervix. The arteries feeding the uterus are tied off and cut. The uterus is delivered through the vagina. The ligaments supporting the uterus and cervix are reattached to the vagina. The vagina is closed. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens to a woman after having a hysterectomy?

Could you tell me what happens to a woman after having a hysterectomy?

Not much: At your age, the only change will be that you can not have any more children.
But in some women they start to think that she is not a woman any more. Remember there is no change in your femininity or sexuality. You can do every thing except bave a baby. So enjoy it. ...Read more

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What happens during robot-assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy?

Precision: Robot assisted surgery is performed in order to accomplish hysterectomy with minimally invasive method possible when abdominal hysterectomy must be done otherwise. Several small incisins are made in the abdomen and robotic instruments are placed through each incision and the surgeon actually performs the procedure remotely sitting at a surgeon's console controlling all robotic instruments. ...Read more

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My doctor just told me I need a hysterectomy. What happens during the procedure?

My doctor just told me I need a hysterectomy. What happens during the procedure?

Discuss with doctor: You should have a lengthy discussion with your doctor about why, how, and what to expect regarding your hysterectomy. A hysterectomy is a major surgery which removes your uterus. There are numerous reasons why the procedure is done and multiple ways in which the surgery is performed. Have an open, honest discussion with your doctor and get all of your questions answered to your satisfaction. ...Read more

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What happens after a total hysterectomy to your body and supplements I need to take?

What happens after a total hysterectomy to your body and supplements I need to take?

Uterus only-nothing: If the uterus only is removed and not the ovaries, then there will be no changes felt. The uterus holds a baby and menstruates as its' only functions. If the ovaries are removed, (a site of estrogen production) then you will need estrogen replacement therapy in the form of patches, spray, pill or vaginal insert. ...Read more

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Will hysterectomy stop migraines if they happen during menatuation. I am taking too many excedrine?

Menstrual migraine: Hysterectomy does not stop ovulation only bleeding. Hormone changes still occur if ovaries in. Birth control pills should help if they are appropriate for you. ...Read more

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Bleeding 20yrs after hysterectomy every thing was removed but overies, has only happened twice. Was told vaganal walls were thining?

Bleeding 20yrs after hysterectomy every thing was removed but overies, has only happened twice. Was told vaganal walls were thining?

Atrophic vagina: As the vaginal walls thin post menopausally or after hysterectomy due to a lack of estrogen, erosion can cause bleeding with intercourse. This can also occur at the site where the vaginal walls were sewn together after surgery called the vaginal cuff. ...Read more

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Can hiatal hernias and hysterectomies be hereditary. A lot of women in my family had both happen to them, but mostly hysterectomies in their late 30s?

Can hiatal hernias and hysterectomies be hereditary. A lot of women in my family had both happen to them, but mostly hysterectomies in their late 30s?

Hysterectomy: Hysterectomy is just a surgical procedure. Hernias can be hereditary. Hysterectomies are done due to fibroids, bleeding, pain etc. There are certain genes that can predipose to uterine conditons and ovarian cancer and even colon cancer, all at the same time. ...Read more

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Why do women have hysterectomy?

Why do women have hysterectomy?

Many reasons: A hysterectomy is needed for cancer of the uterus, ovary, or cervix. It is an important option for 1) large fibroids or ones causing heavy bleeding or pain, 2) endometriosis, especially if causing pain or ovarian cysts, 3) adenomyosis especially if causing pain or heavy bleeding, 4) prolapse of the uterus, or 5) treatment of pain and bleeding when conservative measures fail. ...Read more

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What's a single-port hysterectomy?

What's a single-port hysterectomy?

Less invasive: A single port hysterectomy means that the surgeon uses one small incision usually in the belly button to remove the uterus. Their is less pain and less visible scar than with other techniques. An experienced single port surgeon can do most hysterectomies using this technique. Most laparoscopic or robotic techniques use 3-4 small incisions on the abdomen. ...Read more

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How common are hysterectomies now?

Second most common: Hysterectomy is the second most common surgery, (c-section is #1), with approximately 600, 000 annually in the usa. Recent data suggest thevrate of hysterectomy maybe declining. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy what is recovery time?

6 weeks: It can take 6 weeks for you to be back up to speed after a hysterectomy, although many patients are doing well after 2 weeks. It is important to move, but to not over do. Avoid lifting. Eat a nutritious well balanced diet and drink lots of water. If you have any problems, get in to see your surgeon. Take care! ...Read more

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Can anyone have have a hysterectomy? ?

Can anyone have have a hysterectomy? ?

Females: Only females… any surgery has risks, so a hysterectomy is only done for medical indications. Check with your doc. ...Read more

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Painful intercoarce after hysterectomy?

Painful intercoarce after hysterectomy?

Not normal.: Need to see your doctor to determine the cause. Women should not have painful intercourse from a hysterectomy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How to know if I qualify for a hysterectomy?

See doctor: There is a very wide range of indications for any surgery including a hysterectomy. I could not give you a definitive answer here - but if you are having gynecologic problems, your doctor will be able to answer your question very easily. ...Read more

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What to expect after a radical hysterectomy?

Great question: Uptodate has some information:
http://www. Uptodate. Com/contents/radical-hysterectomy#patient_information

you should have a conversation with your gynecologic oncologist. It depends if you mean right after surgery or long term. Many patients go on to have normal lives after radical hysterectomy without side effects, but it is a major surgery with a higher risk of complication. ...Read more

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What are possible complications of a hysterectomy?

A few: Infection, bleeding, damage to adjacent structures, death. Those are true of any surgery - just a matter of degree based on how complicated the surgery is. ...Read more

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What should I expect during and after hysterectomy?

What should I expect during and after hysterectomy?

That depends: It depends on what type of hysterectomy you are having, meaning open, vs laparoscopic, vs robotic, vs vaginal and what the reason for the hysterectomy is. Also whether the ovaries are being removed at the same time. You will have some pain after that will be treated with pain meds. I have my patients chew gum (sugarless) after, as this has been shown to help bowels return to normal faster. ...Read more

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Why would someone need a hysterectomy at 23 years old?

Why would someone need a hysterectomy at 23 years old?

Depends: Cancer, bad infection, benign tumor, pelvic pain that fails other therapeies, uterine bleeding that fails other therapies, surgical complication, etc.
You should be upfront and just ask that person (or physician if you're asking as a second opinion). ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

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