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I had a hysterectomy 8 years a go leaning my ovaries.

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I had a hysterectomy 8 years a go leaning my ovaries. Recently due to a single symptom of extreme exhaustion a 2.2cm cyst had been found on my right ovary. My estrogen level is a staggering 990. I an 47 years old, the dr see suggesting removing both ovaries. They're currently testing for cancer. I am very concerned about loss of interest in sex, mood changes and weight gain. Any suggestions on things to ask, look for or look out for where HRT is concerned.
JA: Is this your first time reaching out for information about this? In general, how would you describe your overall health?
Customer: No, ice been trying to get answers for the exhaustion for almost a year now. I have had multiple blood test, they finally found the estrogen level. CT scan shows ovary to have migrated to middle pelvis. My health is great. I eat well, exercise 5 days a week and don't drink or smoke. I'm still working on my weight, I'm 5'2 weight 135
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I've told then every thing I can think of. Had heart and lungs checked due to extreme exhaustion, they were all fine. Thyroid, vitamin and all other blood panels show normal. Not much genetic cancer in family, especially not ovarian.
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It appears that your body systems are functioning well. Exercise five days per week but you feel exhausted. Less sex drive, some weight gain and mood changes. You may be having relationship issues, including husband, children or aging parents. Are you retired from a career? Your ovaries appear to have some function left. 2.2 cm cyst is usually functional and benign.
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Customer reply replied 27 days ago
No I'm not having a change in mood, weight or sex drive. In worried about that when ovaries are removed. I don't have any problems at all with these now.
Got it. You shouldn’t have a change in sex drive. Sex drive in a woman is influenced more on the brain and intangibles in relationships. In the male, it’s all hormone and anatomy. Weight will change as you age and you’re doing ok now and should do fine. Mood may be an issue, but hrt is not one plan and that’s it. Dosing can be tailored for the patient needs and activity. Your estrogen level is up some but you are not likely to be ovulating so there isn’t much progesterone to slow the pituitary from signaling the ovary to back off the estrogen. Removing the ovaries may not be needed. A repeat serum estrogen may be lower and predictable. I hope I’ve helped your concerns and my response is satisfactory. Thanks again for using Justanswer.
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Customer reply replied 27 days ago
that helps settle several concerns. This gives me insight to ask my dr. Thanks so much.
You’re welcome.
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