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7 years ago I supposedly had a partial hysterectomy. A month

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Hi. 7 years ago I supposedly had a partial hysterectomy. A month ago I had surgery on an ovarian cyst and was told my uterus looked healthy. I haven't had a menstrual cycle since 2008. Is this possible? I'm completely confused
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Norm S. replied 1 year ago.

It's confusing for me also.

A partial hysterectomy generally means removal of the uterus without removing the ovaries.

A woman cannot have a hysterectomy (of any kind) and still have a uterus.

If you can get the hospital surgery dictation, that should clear it up. Your doctor can request that, possibly with your signature.

Something doesn't compute.