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Will A Hysterectomy Cure 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.
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•To see Psychiatrist for Intensive Therapy for severe anxiety, coping skills; and discuss Medication benefits and side effects. ...Read more
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?
I have severe pmdd, having a total hysterectomy in 2 days. Ovaries are staying...Will my symptoms be lessened at least? Please help
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,
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? .
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?
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
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
I believe I am suffering with post-ablation tubal sterilzation syndrome. Is a hysterectomy the only cure for the unbearable monthly pain?
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
What causes intense pelvic pain when lying down? (i have had scar tissues removed & hysterectomy trying to cure it)
I had cellulitis & a UTI following a hysterectomy which led to reactive arthritis. Was "cured" but it has come back. How can I speed up my recovery.
See your MD: You need to see your MD about further treatment. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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