Hysterectomy

The surgical excision of a woman's uterus is called a hysterectomy. It is performed to treat conditions such as uterine fibroids, uterine prolapse, endometriosis, uncontrolled menstrual bleeding, cancer of the uterus, cervix, or ovaries, adenomyosis, and pelvic inflammatory disease.

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Is hysterectomy needed for irregular and heavy periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an athlete and my period is such a hassle. I just wish I could get rid of it. It is irregular and lasts for seven to eight days. I do not want to go on the pill, because emotionally my hormones have balanced out. I am worried that if I take any form of birth control, then it will mes...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hysterectomy is a kind of an extreme option considering it is permanent. I understand that you may be hassled by your periods, but removing your uterus before you have completed your family or without any pathology is not the way to go.You can take the oral contraceptive ...  Read Full »

Is stress a possible cause of post-hysterectomy bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor, Five weeks ago, I had a hysterectomy along with uterus, cervix and fallopian tubes. I am experiencing light pink to red vaginal bleeding after dealing with high stress at work. I just had my second follow up with my doctor. She said that my stitches are intact and everything appears nor...  Read Full »


Dr. Abiodun A

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Post-hysterectomy bleeding could be as a result of infection or breakdown of the vault following sexual activity. Also, it could be a normal occurrence from the wound site in which stressful activity brings about the pain and bleeding as you are experiencing. My advice is...  Read Full »

How quickly should surgery be done for uterine fibroid?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 46 and a mother of three children. I have been diagnosed with multiple fibroids a few in the anterior wall intramural and a few on the posterior wall and a bulky 134 x 74 x 87 mm uterus. The endometrium is displaced posteriorly. The symptom is mainly heavy menstrual bleeding that las...  Read Full »


Dr. Abiodun A

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are having symptomatic uterine fibroid. Since it is symptomatic and you have had children, then the best for you is to go for a hysterectomy. This will make you to have peace of mind. If you do not get surgery, then there is a tendency of recurrent heavy menstrua...  Read Full »

Why do I have a severe burning sensation on top of my head daily for a year?

Query: Hello doctor.I am 45 yrs old .i have severe burning sensation on top of my head means vertex of my head .im suffering with it since one year.when it comes my head is pricking with a needle, tears comes from my left eye ,head becomes heat and it worse while im sleeping at afternoon.and i cant manage ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanya Dhingra

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello Greetings from icliniq. I understand your concern and i will let you know what is going wrong with you . Please be assured . First it is important that your blood pressure is well under control . But this burning sensation and heating up of head , etc occur because of hormonal imbalance whic...  Read Full »

Are there any risks of hysterectomy for a Crohn's disease patient?

Query: Yes I have crohns disease and was diagnosed with it in 15 years back and had ileum resection same year as well. I am currently on Humira and Methtrexate and had been on remicade, and cimzia and they haven't worked so my Gastro dr put me on Humira. I will see him 2 weeks. My GYN did pelvic ultraso...  Read Full »


Dr. Mashfika N Alam

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi there, Welcome to icliniq. I would really advise you to get the hysterectomy done as not treating the Adenomyosis is going to damage your health. It should not affect your chrohns to worsen. Although you will need additional precautions peri and post operative. Giiven that you have diabetes a...  Read Full »

Why is HPV virus still present after treatment?

Query: Hi doctor, I was HPV 16 positivethree years back. Follow up Pap a year later showed positive for HPV 16 again. Last year Pap was normal but my Gyno doctor notes stated “pap normal but HPV still present”. I was told today that I had cleared the virus last year but why would he write HP...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepali Raina

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your anxiety. The fortune thing is that even if last year HPV was present the treatment has been done in the form of hysterectomy. In fact it is over treated. I do not think it is a matter of concern. For your vaginal HPV, low risk types are rarely respons...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for burning sensation in legs with sweating all over the body?

Query: Hello doctor, While sleeping at night I having burning sensation on legs and sweating all over the body and having numbness all over the shoulder and head ache. It lasts for 5 to 10 minutes. I have a feeling of pain while passing urine. I am 48 years old and I have removed my uterus eight year...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read through the description you mentioned. There are multiple issues I will tackle one at a time. I would like to know if your ovaries were preserved when you underwent hysterectomy eight years back, and if yes, probably the symptoms of sweating all over for...  Read Full »

How to get rid of abdominal pain due to uterus fibroids?

Query: Hi doctor, My sister is 46 years old now. She got married 17 years back and have a girl child of age 15. For nearly 10 years, she is having abdominal pain, which will occur during the periods and will last for five days. It will start two days before periods and will last three or four days after i...  Read Full »


Dr. Gowrimeena

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After going through the detailed information given by you, the issues I think need resolution are as follows: Regarding fibroid it need removal as that is an important cause of pain abdomen. It can be done laparoscopically at this age. My suggestion is to remove the ut...  Read Full »

Is getting lesion in liver after few years of hysterectomy a serious condition?

Query: Hi doctor, Two years back, my mother underwent uterine hysterectomy operation and she was given six cycles of chemotherapy when her CA125 result is 47. After six cycles she was back to normal. Before four months her CA125 levels are 7 and now her CA125 is 350 and she has lesion found on the liver...  Read Full »


Dr. Varadarajan Kumar

Medical Oncologist, Radiation Oncologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the reports. 9attachment removed to protect patient identity). Ovarian cancer recurrence is classified normally as platinum-sensitive or platinum-resistant. Since it is more than six months from initial treatment would be classed as platinum sensitive. So t...  Read Full »

My uterine biopsy says simple hyperplasia without atypia. Will it turn malignant?

Query: Hello doctor, I need a consultation to decide on a health issue. For the past four and a half years I have been suffering from menorrhagia and metrorrhagia due to a fibroid. I tried ayurveda for three years and homeopathy for almost a year. Ayurveda did not work only with medication and they sugges...  Read Full »


Dr. Mohamed Omar

General Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Failure of conservative treatment and dropping your hemoglobin level to that extent indicates the urgency of surgery. Where is your recent CBC report? If your level of hemoglobin is less than 8 gm/dL then you are at the risk of several diseases affecting the cardiovascu...  Read Full »

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