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Im a bit worried of having a hysterectomy, yes, no

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Hello. Im a bit worried of having a hysterectomy,
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no medication
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: just probiotics and collagen
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 17 days ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 17 days ago.

how old are you?

why do you need to have a hysterectomy?

why are you worried?

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I'm 37 years old. I have long periods (8-9 days long) and have a lot of abdominal pain while having intercourse. And afterwards I have a lot of inflammation in my abdomen.
This is why my dr suggest a hysterectomy. I'm worried of the secondary effects... will I gain weight? Will my libido be less?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 17 days ago.

they will not remove your ovaries. they should leave your ovaries in place

removing the uterus with a hysterectomy will not cause you to gain weight.

you can ask for a supercervical hysterectomy and your cervix can be left in place.

this would not decrease your libido.

you don't have to be scared.

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