What is bilateral salpingo oophorectomy?

Removal organs. "bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy" refers to the surgical removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries on both the right and left sides. It can be done with or without also doing a hysterectomy, and can be done laparoscopically or with an open incision (laparotomy.).

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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...

I have been advised to have a bilateral salpingo oophorectomy, I have read a lot of negative health issues and shortened life span, is this true?

It depends. It depends on your age and the reason for the surgery. It may actually increase your life span.You need to discuss your concerns with the surgeon and get a second opinion if you are still unsure. Best of wishes. Read more...

Is getting my period 6 years after a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy normal (possible)? Because it has just happened.

No menses. Should be occurring. Bleeding of that nature needs an evaluation. Read more...
Depends. If you haven't had a period for 6 years ten you need to see your GYN. Read more...
Need More Info. Are you taking hormone replacement therapy? If so, yes, you can get a period. If you are not taking any hormones, you should not be getting a period. Please see a doctor. . Read more...

What is the definition or description of: total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy?

See below. Removal of uterus, cervix, fallopian tubes and ovaries through an abdominal incision. If you are a candidate and do not have cancer, you may be able to have your hysterectomy done robotically and laparoscopically. These methods usually have a shorter recovery time. Read more...
Hysterectomy . This means that the uterus, both tubes, and both ovaries are being removed through an abdominal incision. Read more...

Hi doctor, Actually my mother in law is planning to have a total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo oophorectomy. When can she travel to IND- AUS?

Travel after surgery. This should be covered by her surgeon at the time of discharge for the surgery. It will depend on how quickly she heals and is able to resume normal activities without pain or fatigue... usually several weeks. Read more...