... just a enlarged uterus the size of 12 weeks old. My doc recommends a partial hysterectomy but Im not sure it's needed yes i know my uterus can effect other organs eventually i guess .. ... (7 replies)
... with the heavy bleeding then don't have the surgery. You should keep an eye on your blood work though to make sure you aren't deficient in any area. Mines was enlarged to the point of pain and I also had fibroids. Your enlarged uterus will eventually touch other organs and may cause other problems or discomfort. ... (7 replies)
... I've had problems with heavy bleeding in the past. Went to the Dr. six months ago for a check up when the bleeding at that time was gone almost completely. ... (7 replies)
... well, i think fibroids can develop quickly. my friend gets them and they go away and come back. not sure though. i had an enlarged uterus due to endometriosis. told me it was like a 3 month pregnacy size. also had a hugh ovarian cyst. cantelope size. ... (2 replies)
... are and where they are located. Even a fairly small fibroid if placed "just right" can cause problems elsewhere. ... (2 replies)
... A hysterectomy is major surgery with a 6 wk recovery, I'm told. In my opinion it would not be justified at all for irregular periods and occasional discomfort after sex. Does she say why your belly is enlarged? I would assume it might be from fibroids, which are benign growths common in women. ( I have them myself).
Unless the fibroid's are giving you alot of trouble, many... (2 replies)
... our ovaries do. It has been well documented that a hysterectomy increases your risk of heart disease and osteoporosis. Many women have severe bowel and urinary problems afterwards. ... (7 replies)
I had a laproscopic hysterectomy 3 months ago for an enlarged uterus
due to fybroids. (I'm 47). Kept the ovaries, everything else was removed.
Now, still 3 months later I'm having these symptoms I can barely stand
anymore. Bowel movement is messed up. Some bowel material gets left
behind, does not come out. Also burning in the vaginal area. Weak and
sore... (4 replies)
... I'm seeing my gynocologist in a few weeks regarding having a partial hysterectomy done where the ovaries and cervix are left in but the top part of the uterus is removed. She said a few months ago when I had an exam and ultrasound that she thinks I will be a good candidate for a laproscopic hysterectomy. ... (1 replies)
... I had an embolization for my fibroids. I chose to have that done because the procedure is far less invasive than a hysterectomy (you're awake the whole time and you go home that day), recovery much faster and easier, and I wanted to keep all my parts.
I also figured that if the embolization didn't take care of my problems (bladder pressure, enlarged uterus and horrible... (5 replies)
... I have, according to my gynecologist, an EXTREMELY enlarged uterus. She said she has never seen one so large on a woman who has never had children. ... (4 replies)
... our hysterectomies about the same time. I am 37 years old and have had alot of problems. I have to get an abdominal hysterectomy due to a large cyst, fibroids, enlarged uterus, etc. Anyway, I have another appointment before my hysterectomy. So, I will pray for you. Your not alone. I will keep everyone posted. ... (5 replies)
... or a hysterectomy. I have read here that several people have had problems with Mirena and I am a little worried about trying it. My uterus is a 12 and should be an 8, plus it is heart shaped. ... (38 replies)
... I had a hysterectomy and oophorectomy in March. I regret doing it, but at the time, felt it would be better. The only good that came from it is that I no longer bleed for days on end. It was abdominal, rather than vaginal. I still have numbness and nerve pain on the skin on my entire abdomen -something I never considered, and wasn't told about. My friend had same problem as... (5 replies)
... For me, my ovaries were fine, it was my uterus causing all the problems! I had several fibroids, enlarged uterus, and couldn't seem to stop bleeding. ... (7 replies)
... if it came down to it, I would definitely be talking to my doctor, but I also know, that if we have to go in for surgery to take out the one cyst and there are problems that require them to take out my ovary, there is no point in leaving my uterus in there as well. ... (14 replies)
... o, the pain was back, but worse than before. I was quickly sent to the ER and again they found nothing, but the fluid. An ultrasound showed that the lining of my uterus had actually become thinner than previously shown the previous month. ... (2 replies)
... I share all this because too often I see women convinced that all of their problems will go away with a hysterectomy and that life will be happy ever after. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Judy!
I'm concerned about having the surgery but I'm also kind of anxious because I'm hurting real bad! The pressure in my seat and the tenderness with aching is driving me nuts! My doc ordered me a pessary and I don't know what's taking so long for me to get it! I need something right now because this is affecting my every day living!
I read a post about some ladies... (20 replies)
... e to me. But the morning of the surgery, he came in and said he was planning to take both ovaries and the uterus. He would leave the cervix, only if he saw no problems with it. Well he wound up taking everything. The cervix had suspicious cells on it. He didn't think it was cancer but why leave it in. ... (21 replies)