Hysterectomy

A hysterectomy is surgery to remove a woman's uterus or womb. The uterus is the place where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. After a hysterectomy, you no longer have menstrual periods and can't become pregnant. Sometimes the surgery also removes the ovaries and fallopian tubes. If you have both ovaries taken out, you will enter menopause.

Your health care provider might recommend a hysterectomy if you have

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  1. Hysterectomy (National Library of Medicine)  
    A hysterectomy is surgery to remove a woman's uterus or womb. The uterus is the place where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. After a hysterectomy, you no longer have menstrual periods and can' ...
  2. Hysterectomy is surgery to remove a woman's womb (uterus). The uterus is a hollow muscular organ that nourishes the developing baby ...
  3. ... to remove your uterus. This is called a hysterectomy. The surgeon made 3 to 5 small cuts ... you had problems with severe bleeding before your hysterectomy, sexual function often improves after surgery. If you ...
  4. ... all of your uterus. This is called a hysterectomy. The surgeon made a 5- to 7-inch ( ... you had problems with severe bleeding before your hysterectomy, sexual function often improves after surgery. If sexual ...
  5. ... were in the hospital to have a vaginal hysterectomy. This article tells you what to expect and ... were in the hospital, you had a vaginal hysterectomy . Your surgeon made a cut in your vagina. ...
  6. Radical Hysterectomy (American Cancer Society)  
    Hysterectomy/Specifics ... Hysterectomy ... Many different organs may be involved in pelvic surgery for cancer. ... American Cancer Society
  7. Hysterectomy From the National Institutes of Health (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    Hysterectomy is the only sure way to cure uterine fibroids completely. Health care providers may recommend this ... large fibroids or very heavy bleeding. During a hysterectomy, the whole uterus or just part of it ...
  8. Ovarian Cancer: Still Possible After Hysterectomy? (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Hysterectomy/Related Issues ... Hysterectomy ... Ovarian Cancer/Related Issues ... Ovarian Cancer ... Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  9. Pap Smear: Still Needed after Hysterectomy? (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Hysterectomy/Related Issues ... Hysterectomy
  10. A hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus, resulting in the inability to become pregnant (sterility). May be done through the abdomen or the vagina. Hysterectomy may be recommended for: Severe, long-term (chronic) ...
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