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What is the youngest age to have histerectomy?

What is the youngest age to have  histerectomy?

Depends: I have a 13yo down's syndrome patient getting a hysterectomy. Depends on the context. ...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


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How much time to recover from a hysterectomy at my age of 53?

How much time to recover from a hysterectomy at my age of 53?

Varies: It could depend on how the surgery is done and also on your state of health. Some women recover from a laparoscopic hysterectomy in as little as 10 days, some require 3 to 4 weeks. Your doctor can give you a good idea what to expect prior to having a hysterectomy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long to recover from a hysterectomy at my age of 53?

Depends on type: With an abdominal hysterectomy the time off work and restrictions of no heavy lifting and only walking is 6 weeks. Vaginal hysterectomy is the same though women feel better faster. With hysterectomy done laparoscopically the recovery and time off work is more like 3 weeks. If you are in reasonable health you should do fine. If you come to surgery exhausted it will take longer to heal. ...Read more

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What age does a women need to be to have a full hysterectomy? Does she need to have had a certain number of children?

No Age, Indications: There is no age in particular. There are indications to have hysterectomy according to clinical criteria ( particular medical problems) OB's certainly weigh in the issue of childbearing status and the wishes of the patient in their shared decision making. ...Read more

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What are the possible side effects or risks associated with having a hysterectomy at the age of 27?

What are the possible side effects or risks associated with having a hysterectomy at the age of 27?

Surgical vs psycholo: Obviously there is risk of surgical complications such as bleeding/blood clot, infections etc..From the surgery, but there is a pyschological component to this..Most likely the ovaries will be left alone, so hormone-wise u will be ok, but u will not be able to have(any more) children. This is probably the biggest concern espcially if u have not had children. Consult your doc..Good luck. ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy at age 27, I am now 34 and really struggle with losing weight. Any tips i can use to help me lose the weight and keep it off?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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Is ovary removal with hysterectomy at age 26 a possible consideration for me?

Is ovary removal with hysterectomy at age 26 a possible consideration  for me?

Please discuss with: The doc who is going to do your surg under normal circumstances you would leave 1 or both ovaries in since u are so young, if there is something wrong with the ovaries or you had a very strong history of ovarian cancer or a history of frequent ruptured ovarian cysts then that would be indication to remove ovaries. ...Read more