Total abdominal hysterectomy - does your personality change afterwards?

Ovaries removed? Hysterectomy is removal of the uterus. If the ovaries and tubes are also removed abdominally, it is called a tahbso (total abdominal hysterectomy bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy). Some women report mood changes after removal of the ovaries especially if they do not receive hormones replacement.

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Can you get cervicitis, when you've had a total abdominal hysterectomy?

Maybe. If the abdominal hysterectomy was supracervical, the cervix was not taken out. If the cervix is still there you can have inflammation of the cervix aka cervicitis.

What's the difference between a total abdominal hysterectomy and a partial pr supracervical?

TAH/Supracervical. The cervix is left in during a supracervical hysterectomy and taken out for a total hysterectomy.

What kinds of vitamin supplements should I be taking for my total abdominal hysterectomy?

Multivit, C, Zinc... Surgery is a significant stress on the body and recovering from surgery requires the body to have adequate protein, vitamins, minerals and essential oils. It is best to have good body stores prior to surgery. After surgery particular nutrients may speed recovery. I advise a well-rounded high-quality multivit./mineral supplement with additional vit. C (2000 mg 2x/day) & zinc (30-50mg/day) see comment:.