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What are possible reasons for a monthly period after having a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy? Haven't been on hormone replacement for about 8 months and surgery was 13 months ago.

The only "good" reason is not a good reason: there's ovarian remnant, some ovary left behind. There's no other logical reason for "a monthly period." The alternative is bleeding of other causes (not a real period) and that's bothersome too. You need for sure to be evaluated by a good OBG soon, don't wait. Good wishes. Read more...

I am 48 and after a uterus ultrasound I have 7 big fibroids inside my uterus, my ovaries are not working very well I am in hormone replacement. My doctor wants me to have surgery to remove my uterus and ovaries, should I keep my cervix? Thanks

Personal Choice. Ultimately, that is a personal choice. However, medically, there are no proven benefits to keeping the cervix. It can be somewhat annoying because you may continue to have some spotting if you keep your cervix and take estrogen. Read more...
Who wants surgery? If fibroids become bothersome to a woman and she asks for treatment options, hysterectomy would be one. Irregular periods at age 48 indicate approaching menopause. Fibroids don't grow after menopause. The cervix gives rise to cervical cancer. It is a matter of patient preference, if she wants the cervix removed or not. Read more...