Question: I’m really worried about having a hysterectomy. I don’t know anybody that has had one and am frightened by the thought of having everything removed as I have heard such negative stories.
A doctor or gynaecologist will normally say that it takes around six weeks to recover from an abdominal hysterectomy.
Question: Can I still have a baby after hysterectomy? It wasn’t a total hysterectomy and my fallopian tubes and ovaries are still intact.
Question: My friend, who is 55, complains that her vagina is very dry, and that she is unable to have sex with her husband.
Question: I had a total hysterectomy several year ago and I have been on 1mg of oestrogen per day with 1mg of top up gel to use if and when I feel the need (which I haven’t for quite some time).
Question: I had my hysterectomy 3 years ago and I kept my ovaries. I was wondering how do you know when your going into menopause if you have had a hysterectomy?
Question: I have been told that I need to have a subtotal hysterectomy for painful heavy periods. I am fine about this now but am worried that I read that you can still have periods which makes me wonder what’s the point? Can you help with any advice?
Question: I have to decide whether or not to have my ovaries and cervix removed with my uterus, but I don’t know what the pros and cons are for removal of these organs. Can you tell me what the considerations are, aside from the fact that mine are currently healthy?
Question: I have an enlarged cyst on my only ovary. I had two cysts when I was in my late 20s early 30s and lost an ovary at that stage.