How young is too young for a hysterectomy with oophorectomy?

It depends. Once you have had your children, you can theoretically have a hysterectomy. However, most patients will wait until they have symptoms, and the younger you are, the more sever your symptoms would have to be to warrant major abdominal surgery.

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How is a hysterectomy oophorectomy performed?

Different ways. Hysterectomy refers to the uterus and oophorectomy refers to the ovary. They can be removed at the same time vaginally, abdominally, or laparoscopically. Which method is used is determined by your history, condition, and the surgeon's experience. Read more...

To what degree does a hysterectomy and oophorectomy influence hirsutism?

None, usually. Unless you have a rare ovarian tumor that makes male hormones, usually a hyst and oophorectomy don't influence hirsutism. Some women on estrogen only hormone replacement will increase their blood levels of shbg (sex-hormone binding globulin) enough to decrease the free levels of androgens in the blood, so they might notice some decrease over several months. Read more...
May improve. Removing the source of hirsutism may improve the clinical manifestations of it provided that the dysfunctional hormone source is from your ovaries. The adrenal glands can also cause hirsutism in some patients. Please discuss with your doctor. Read more...
PCOSOvarian . If it was due to pcos it may improve dramatically. Follow androgen levels. Adrenal disorders can also cause hirsutism which would not be affected. Read more...

Hysterectomy needed. Should I allow salpingo-oophorectomy?

Depends. Speak with your doctor about the risks and benefits of removing your ovaries . There are a lot of factors involved including your age, the health of your ovaries and the reason you are having surgery. The hormones they produce are helpful in preventing osteoporosis as well as regulating menopause . Make sure that you have all the information before you decide . Good luck ! Read more...

I had hysterectomy bilateral salpingo oophorectomy 3 months ago. Why does it feel like my body heats up so much?

No hormones. After your ovaries are removed your body no longer produces estrogen. This is surgical menopause. Some patients choose to start estrogen replacement therapy to help relieve these symptoms. Read more...
Hot flashes. You are in surgical menopause because your ovaries were removed and you no longer have the estrogen level you had prior to surgery. The hot flashes you are describing are a symptom of menopause. Estrogen therapy can relieve the symptoms if they are disruptive. Many women just "wait it out". Read more...

Had hysterectomy and right sided oophorectomy 7 months ago. Recently discovered enlarged left ovary and hemorrhagic cyst. Ovary needs to be removed?

Not usually. Usually that can be followed. It also depends on your medical and gyn history and why you had the previous surgery in the first place. But a cyst like that can usually be followed and as long as it is not causing you bad symptoms it probably does not need to be removed. Read more...

What would be the reason for a total hysterectomy and left salpingo-oophorectomy?

Hysterectomy. There are many reasons for a total hysterectomy. The most common reasons are fibroids, bleeding, pain, endometriosis and precancerous and cancerous conditions of the uterus, cervix and or ovary, a salpingo-oophorectomy is removal of the fallopian tube and ovary. These are removed for several reasons also including things like cysts or tumors. Read more...