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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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After the hysterectomy, my mom got a liver lesion. Please help.

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. Kumar Varadarajan Senthil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

Is hormonal treatment effective for post-menopausal bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing post-menopausal bleeding, which began four years after my menopause. After thorough testing and investigation, it was determined that I had a non-cancerous polyp in my uterus, which was subsequently removed. Due to my existing conditions of diabetes and hypert...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Verma

Answer: Hello,Welcome to can understand your concern.The optimal approach for addressing post-menopausal bleeding caused by the presence of a polyp is through hysterectomy, involving the removal of the uterus. It is important to conduct an endometrial biopsy to rule out any potential endometri...  Read Full »

Is laparoscopic hysterectomy needed for uterine fibroid?

Query: Hi doctor, My spouse aged 47 years has been advised laparoscopic¬†hysterectomy as a fibroid of 80 x 70 mm is observed in USG of the¬†uterus. She is having irregular periods from the last 9 to 10 months. Her hemoglobin has reduced to 9.5 g/dL. Is this a sufficient and strong ground for a hysterectomy...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, this is sufficient ground for hysterectomy, and I think you should go ahead. Since she has a symptomatic fibroid, she will need definitive treatment. There are medicines available, but they are not very effective. They may just keep symptoms under control, and it ...  Read Full »

I have stomach pain after undergoing a hysterectomy. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,Please review my blood test results. The chemistry test report indicates abnormalities, with an acute kidney injury warning stage, and the complete blood count report is borderline. I have been experiencing ongoing tummy pain for three months, which tends to worsen at night. Two years a...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello,Welcome to am sorry to hear about your blood reports. Your blood test results indicate two main concerns: an abnormal chemistry test suggesting acute kidney injury (AKI) and a full blood count that is borderline. Let us discuss what this might mean for your health and what steps ...  Read Full »

I need a second opinion for my fibroids surgery. Please advise.

Query: Hi doctor,I need to get a second opinion on my CT scan report for fibroids. I do not have any side effects or symptoms at the moment. The local doctor has advised us to undergo surgery to remove them. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I have gone through the reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), and these are quite large fibroids, and they are multiple. If right now you do not have any symptoms like excessive pv (per vagina...  Read Full »

I have a seroma. What does this mean?

Query: Hi doctor, What is a prior hysterectomy? Within the uterine fossa, there is a complex predominantly anechoic area with multiple septations measuring approximately 2.32 x 2.17 inches, which may represent a postoperative seroma. In the left adnexal region, the presumed left ovary has an abnormal appea...  Read Full »

Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hi, We welcome you to the family. I appreciate the confidence you place in me for your healthcare consultation. Seromas are collections of serous fluid that leak out of the blood and lymphatic vessels, usually after severe blunt trauma and extensive surgeries involving significant tis...  Read Full »

At 52, should I consider undergoing a hysterectomy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 52 year old female, who weighs 165 lbs and I am 5 feet tall. I want to know whether we should opt for hysterectomy or not. I do not want to do a hysterectomy, as it may interfere with hormonal balance later. I have postmenopausal vaginal discharge, with a fair amount of red spots....  Read Full »

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have reviewed the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). According to the reports, there is an increased thickening of the endometrium, which is the inner lining of the uterus. A thickness of more than 5 mm is considered abnormal and often consid...  Read Full »

Is radiation therapy necessary after a hysterectomy?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother had complex endometrial hyperplasia for which surgery was fixed and last week, hysterectomy along with salpingo-oophorectomy and pelvic lymphonodectomy was done. After surgery, the parts were sent for histopathology. It was diagnosed as stage-2 endometrial adenocarcinoma. The...  Read Full »

Dr. Kumar Varadarajan Senthil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It depends on the extent of disease within the myometrium and endocervical extent. For further queries consult a medical oncologist online -->  Read Full »

My wife has heavy clots and pain during periods. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife usually has a period for six to seven days. On the first two days, she has pain. At times, she has heavy clots also. The doctor had asked us to do the scanning and some test. The scanning report is attached. 'There is anteverted and bulky uterus which measures 4.6 x 4 x 2.2 in...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The scan (attachment removed to protect patient identity) shows a bulky uterus which can be due to adenomyosis or possible fibroids in situ, but the absence of fibroids is evident. She is likely to experience painful menses and heavy bleeding due to adenomyosis as we...  Read Full »

I have severe cervical prolapse. What is the treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 72-year-old female and I have a severe prolapse. I was told four years ago that I had a problem in my cervix. So was unable to have a ring fitted around the prolapse. I have been told that it is unlikely cancer. Now after having it all this time, I have been told there are alter...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Cervical prolapse has four stages according to severity. In severe cases, surgery is the best solution to relieve the pressure symptoms and to prevent complications such as urinary incontinence. The best solution is hysterectomy but in your case you refused it. I th...  Read Full »

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