Hysterectomy to remove uterus - advantages/disadvantages of removing ovaries too?
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Uterine fibroid s, Is it advisable to remove Uterus ? what are effects may be happens after removing uterus ? ?
sometimes a dilation and curettage is suggested.
where the cervix is opened up bigger than normal, then a blade is used to scape the inner lining of the womb to remove fibroids, etc,
removal of the womb will certainly solve the problem of heavy bleeding. if you have it done you ill not be able to lift anything for six weeks.
if you are sexually active , you need to explain that to surgeon, because then they will make sure your vagina is still held in place for intercourse to take place satisfactorily.Removing your uterus has few side effects, as long as the ovaries are left, when the ovaries are taken out it throws your body into early menopause and that's where the hot flashes, and mood swings come into play. I my self had a total hysterectomy and was thrown into the change way to fast for me, but my cousin who also had the fibroid in her uterus, had her ovaries left and she has faced no side effects at all, and its been since November since her surgery, and she has no pain like before. Good Luck Hun I hope this helps.
Medical and surgical remarks: Including a description of a simple and effective method of removing polypi from the uterus, tonsils, from the throat, &c. ... that operation : illustrated by cases
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