Hysterectomy Reasons, Post Op and Other Questions

You likely have many questions about hysterectomy reasons, life after hysterectomy, how to prepare for hysterectomy, what post op hysterectomy is like, and more!  It is important to know what to expect, and it is also important to know which questions to ask your surgeon to help you make an informed decision on your surgical treatment.

 

Preparing for Hysterectomy

To best prepare for hysterectomy, you should do a lot of research to determine which treatment is right for you. Learn More.

Life After Hysterectomy

Many women wonder what life will be like after hysterectomy surgery. Learn More.

Hysterectomy Reasons

There are three reasons you may need a hysterectomy. Learn More.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some answers to frequently asked questions, and some recommended resources for additional research:

Am I a candidate for Hidden Scar hysterectomy?
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Am I a candidate for Hidden Scar hysterectomy? Experts recommend…

Are you trained in Hidden Scar techniques?
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Are you trained in Hidden Scar techniques? Ask your surgeon…

What type of hysterectomy surgery should I choose?
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Where will the incisions be made, and what will my scars look like after surgery?
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When people look at me, will they know I’ve had surgery?
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Are there non-surgical options to hysterectomy?
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When do I need to make a decision about surgery?
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I hear a lot about minimally invasive surgery. Is it the best approach?
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Which organs will be removed during my procedure?
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Which organs will be removed during my procedure? By…

Will my ovaries or any reproductive organs other than my uterus be removed?
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How long will it take me to recover from having a hysterectomy?
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Can I become pregnant after a hysterectomy?
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Can I become pregnant after a hysterectomy? No, you cannot…

Will i need to stay in the hospital after hysterectomy surgery?
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What are the surgical risks for hysterectomy?
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Organizations

It is important to find information about hysterectomy from trusted organizations.  Here is a list we recommend:

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

American UroGynecology Society

Voices For PFD

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