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Can indametriosis remain after a complete hysterectomy?
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
In brief: Yes
Endometriosus is the lining of your uterus migrating out of your fallopian tubes and implanting in the abdomen, on the bowel or bladder or pelvic walls.
Having a hysterectomy will not remove this, it will have to be treated to clear it. Usually with laser or cautery. This may be done at hysterectomy, or as a separate procedure. Removing the ovaries can help as well.

In brief: Yes
Endometriosus is the lining of your uterus migrating out of your fallopian tubes and implanting in the abdomen, on the bowel or bladder or pelvic walls.
Having a hysterectomy will not remove this, it will have to be treated to clear it. Usually with laser or cautery. This may be done at hysterectomy, or as a separate procedure. Removing the ovaries can help as well.
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