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Can you still get endometriosos after having a complete hysterectomy?
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Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes
Endometriosis is when cells from the lining of your uterus are outside the uterus, on the ovaries, ligaments, etc.
. In the abdomen. So yes you can still have issues with endometriosis after a hysterectomy. Your ovaries, if still in plac, e will continue to make estrogen, and thus continue to stimulate any enomertriosis that is present.

In brief: Yes
Endometriosis is when cells from the lining of your uterus are outside the uterus, on the ovaries, ligaments, etc.
. In the abdomen. So yes you can still have issues with endometriosis after a hysterectomy. Your ovaries, if still in plac, e will continue to make estrogen, and thus continue to stimulate any enomertriosis that is present.
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