Users' questions

Do you regret having a hysterectomy?

Do you regret having a hysterectomy?

Three years after undergoing hysterectomy with and without oophorectomy, satisfaction is high although some women regret the loss of fertility.

Is Ice performing hysterectomies on immigrants?

A whistleblower last week alleged that hysterectomies were being performed on immigrants in the US without their proper consent. US immigration officials said they are taking the allegations seriously. Mexico called such operations “unacceptable”.

How long should you be on bed rest after a hysterectomy?

Most patients need a good recuperation post a hysterectomy. Rest is the key ingredient of the healing process. The body usually needs 15-30 days to recover from the surgery; however, the length of recovery, and rest depends on the age, general level of health, and type of hysterectomy.

What happens to the empty space after a hysterectomy?

After your uterus is removed (hysterectomy) all the normal organs that surround the uterus simply fill the position previously occupied by the uterus. Mostly it is bowel that fills the space, as there is lots of small and large bowel immediately adjacent to the uterus.

What is the downside to having a hysterectomy?

The disadvantages of Hysterectomy involves risk associated with abdominal hysterectomy surgery. Premature menopause associated with long-term health risks which may include premature death, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, neurologic disease and so on.

What do I need to know about a hysterectomy?

A hysterectomy is a surgery to remove the uterus and cervix. During the surgery, the entire uterus is removed. Afterwards, the patient will no longer have a menstrual period and cannot become pregnant.

What hurts after a hysterectomy?

In the weeks following your hysterectomy, you may notice: pain at the incision site. swelling, redness, or bruising at the incision site. burning or itching near the incision.