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What is the safest long term medication for severe anxiety with the least amount of side effects? Also is a hysterectomy a cure for severe pmdd?

What is the safest long term medication for severe anxiety with the least amount of side effects? Also is a hysterectomy a cure for severe pmdd?

Severe Anxiety, PMDD: All medications for Anxiety have Side effects.
Hysterectomy is not a cure PMDD.
Let Wise Woman within you Reflect:
•Stresses in your Life-present and past
•To decrease Anxiety to stress
•Believe and Speak with your Entire Being-BREATH IS LIFE
Yoga
•Music Relaxation
•To see Psychiatrist for Intensive Therapy for severe anxiety, coping skills; and discuss Medication benefits and side effects. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy (Definition)

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


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Dx with pmdd 2 years ago and have tried several med tx. For 8 months I have used nova ring stopped due to bleeding. Hysterectomy please?

Dx with pmdd 2 years ago and have tried several med tx. For 8 months I have used nova ring stopped due to bleeding. Hysterectomy please?

INSURANCE PROBLEM: Not sure if all the steps have been met in order to get a hysterectomy. I am not sure if pmdd qualifies for surgical intervention. Perhaps one of the gynecologist on the panel can answer this one. ...Read more

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I have severe pmdd, having a total hysterectomy in 2 days. Ovaries are staying...Will my symptoms be lessened at least? Please help

I have severe pmdd, having a total hysterectomy in 2 days. Ovaries are staying...Will my symptoms be lessened at least? Please help

Not necessarily: Pmdd usually represents hormonal imbalance with estrogen predominance. Unless you are having severe bleeding I would see a hormone specialist first and get balanced out. A hysterectomy leaving the ovaries in will not likely give you any relief. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm bi-polar and pmdd. Gyn wants to do hystorectomy. Will having overies, tubes also removed help with extreme pmdd symptoms? I am 47,

I'm bi-polar and pmdd. Gyn wants to do hystorectomy. Will having overies, tubes also removed help with extreme pmdd symptoms? I am 47,

What's the question?: I am not sure what your question is. Since you are through having kids, having a hysterectomy would completely avoid your risk of developing cancer of the uterus and ovaries, as well as avoiding your pmdd symptoms. It makes good sense to me. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does a hysterectomy cure endometriosis? I have a lot of pain due to my endometriosis. If I have a hysterectomy, will the endometriosis be gone for good? .

Does a hysterectomy cure endometriosis? I have a lot of pain due to my endometriosis. If I have a hysterectomy, will the endometriosis be gone for good? .

Possible: The definitive treatment for endometriosis is hysterectomy with removal of the ovaries and tubes as well as the appendix in most cases. The success rate for that treatment is about 95%. ...Read more

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Any other cure for adenomyosis other than hysterectomy? I am in the 50ish age range and understand menopause may help with this. Should I wait?

Any other cure for adenomyosis other than hysterectomy? I am in the 50ish age range and understand menopause may help with this. Should I wait?

Menopause: Menopause may indeed help your symptoms. Taking nsaid's such as advil, (ibuprofen) if you can tolerate them, can be helpful. Unfortunately the hormonal treatments that are used for younger women would not necessarily be safe in the 50's because of cardiovascular risks. ...Read more

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Hi guys, just wondering are there surgical options to fix/cure pcos besides hysterectomy?

Hi guys, just wondering are there surgical options to fix/cure pcos besides hysterectomy?

Yes and no: There are surgical treatments that will improve pcos, at least in the short term. Ovarian drilling and ovarian wedge resection are sometimes employed in the treatment of pcos and both can result in return of the normal cycle - but usually only for about 4 to 6 months. The majority of women will eventually become irregular again as the pcos returns. ...Read more

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I have fitz- hugh - curtis syndrome. How can I cure it? How can I protect my liver? I did total hysterectomy in 2008. Thanks

I have fitz- hugh - curtis syndrome. How can I cure it? How can I protect my liver? I did total hysterectomy in 2008. Thanks

Just antibiotics: Will not affect liver, they are adhesive bands between outer surface of liver and diaphragm, once infection is treated will not cause any harm, and pain will disappear. ...Read more

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Is a hysterectomy the only cure out there for early detection cervical cancer?

Is a hysterectomy the only cure out there for early detection cervical cancer?

No: A hysterectomy is not really a way of detecting cervical cancer. An annual pap smear is used to detect precancerous changes. If abnormal the next step is an exam under a microscope followed by a biopsy. These are ways of detecting cancer and precancerous changes. A hysterectomy is a treatment option in early stages of cervical cancer. ...Read more

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What causes intense pelvic pain when lying down? (i have had scar tissues removed & hysterectomy trying to cure it)

What causes intense pelvic pain when lying down? (i have had scar tissues removed & hysterectomy trying to cure it)

Pelvic pain: It sounds like you have endometriosis. Unfortunately, pain may persist after the treatments you have had. It is important for you to discuss this with your physician. There are some treatments for pelvic pain which may help you. ...Read more

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What are potential cures for pmdd?

What are potential cures for pmdd?

Treatment no cure.: There is treatment for pmdd (premenstrual dysphoric disorder). The recognized treatment at this time is with antidepressants that boost serotonin in the system. This would include Prozac or generic fluoxetine. Also, may take Prozac just for one to two weeks to help. Would consult a psychiatrist. As there ar other things that can also help along with the antidepressant such as an anti anxiety pill. ...Read more

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Tell me what is pmdd and how can it be cured?

Tell me what is pmdd and how can it be cured?

Remission: At this point there is no cure for pmdd. However, the symptoms can be put in remission by adjusting your life and working with your physician to find the proper medications. ...Read more

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How much do a hysterectomy hurt?

How much do a hysterectomy hurt?

Varies: The post operative pain after a hysterectomy varies from woman to woman, but is almost always well controlled with medications. The route of the hysterectomy (abdominal, vaginal, laparoscopic, robotic, etc) will have an impact on the amount of pain - but again the pain medications work very well. ...Read more

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How much does a hysterectomy hurt?

It depends: Pain after a hysterectomy is related to the type of incision (s) as well as the underlying condition. A large abdominal incision will be more painful than minimally invasive surgery ("bandaid incisions"). However, pain after a hysterectomy should be manageable with medications ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a hysterectomy?

Anyone know what is a hysterectomy?

Removal of uterus: This a surgical procedure under general anesthesia to remove the uterus. It can be done open, vaginally, laparoscopically, or with robotic assistance. It's usually done for bleeding abnormalities due to tumors or cancer, for prolapse, pain, or other abnormalities. ...Read more

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Can u gain wt after a hysterectomy?

Can u gain wt after a hysterectomy?

Sometimes.: You will not usually gain weight from a hysterectomy. If you have your ovaries removed you will be post menopausal and that can sometimes cause weight gain. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can I get a hysterectomy at age 28?

Can I get a hysterectomy at age 28?

Surgical indication: If there is a clear surgical indication for hysterectomy at age 28 (like a cervical cancer) a Gyn oncologic surgeon can and will discuss the pros and cons of hysterectomy with a patient and assist her in the difficult process to arrive at a "shared decision making" for hysterectomy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about hysterectomy?

Uterus removal: There are several types depending on your medical history and why you are having one.
Sometimes the uterus alone is removes as in the case of fibroids. Sometimes the uterus and cervix is removed and sometimes the uterus tubes and ovaries are removed.
The gynecologist will discuss all the options with you ...Read more

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I want a hysterectomy how do I get one?

I want a hysterectomy how do I get one?

At UR age?: What for? This sounds not the brightest idea coming from I assume a healthy young person. If there would be a major medical problem the obgyn would have offer a solution by I do not detect. Hysterectomy has very severe consequences and I hope nobody in a right mind would offer his/her services. Consult a shrink.... ...Read more

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How will hysterectomy done in the future?

Varies: There are a number of ways to perform a hysterectomy - the current tide is toward laparoscopic hysterectomy with robotic assistance - the route for each patient will depend on a variety of factors including the indication for the surgery, the experience and training of the surgeon, a variety of patient characteristics and co-morbidities, and possibly a number of other factors. ...Read more

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After 6 weeks of hysterectomy, can I swim?

Ask: Ask your surgeon - he or she has post-op guidelines for you depending on several factors - just ask. ...Read more

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Can endormetreosis grow after hysterectomy?

Maybe: If the ovaries were left in, then endometriosis will still be active and can continue to cause pain and inflammation. If the ovaries were removed then typically endometriosis would become inactive, though in severe cases one can still have issues. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time after a hysterectomy?

What is the recovery time after a hysterectomy?

3 to 8 weeks: There is variability depending on the reason for the hysterectomy, the age and health of the patient, and the way the surgery is performed. A vaginal hysterectomy, davinci robot or laparoscopic hysterectomy have the quickest recovery, as short as 3 to 4 weeks for healthy patients. A hysterectomy with an abdominal incision takes more like 6 to 8 weeks. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to qualify for a hysterectomy?

Can you tell me how to qualify for a hysterectomy?

Varies: There are a number of appropriate indications for hysterectomy including bleeding that doesn't respond to medical management, prolapse of the vagina or uterus, painful periods, endometriosis, etc. Your gynecologist will be able to help you decide if your best treatment option is a hysterectomy. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery from a robotic hysterectomy?

2 weeks: A total laparoscopic hysterectomy done with the da vinci robot makes for a much easier recovery than a traditional hysterectomy. Usually patients can go home the same day or after an overnight hospital stay. Most can go back to work in 2 weeks unless they have a physically demanding job. No intercourse for 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could qualify for a hysterectomy?

Various reasons: There are a number of appropriate indications for hysterectomy including bleeding that doesn't respond to medical management, prolapse of the vagina or uterus, painful periods, endometriosis, etc. Your gynecologist will be able to help you decide if your best treatment option is a hysterectomy. ...Read more

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Please answer! What options are there other than hysterectomy?

Please answer! What options are there other than hysterectomy?

Depends: Which treatment options are available depends on why you are being offered a hysterectomy. Hormonal therapy, nsaid, pessary, endometrial ablation or other therapies may be appropriate. To determine what alternative treatment would be reasonable for you discuss with your gyn. Hysterectomy is almost never the only option. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a hysterectomy because I have pcso syndrome?

Not that in gen: You would do it for pain (with intercourse especially pointing to some uterine prolapse; irregular bleeding that is painful, etc. Bleeding and pain are the most common reasons and 95% of hysterectomies are elective; the pcos may contribute to side effects that can give reason, watch the hrt if you get the ov out, I would get on a low dose estrogen b/c the risks are very low and you will feel bad. ...Read more