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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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 »

Is there a treatment for endometrial hyperplasia in homeopathy?

Query: Hi doctor, Would you be kind to give us a second opinion based on attached files? Please find the attached pathology report of my wife where basically she was given two options. I have uploaded the findings of endometrial hyperplasia. The options given are hormones for life, Progesterone with three...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja

General Surgeon, Medical Gastroenterologist, Medical Oncologist, Paediatric Surgeon, Surgical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Oncologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the reports and the history of illness provided (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Considering the fact that the submucosal fibroid is quiet small in size and the histopathology is suggestive of proliferative endometrium, it is advisable...  Read Full »

My mother has been diagnosed with 8.5 uric acid. Which medicine should she take?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother has been diagnosed with 8.5 uric acid and recently underwent a hysterectomy. Which medicine should she take for uric acid?  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav

Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. High uric acid will require diet modification followed by medical treatment if not controlled by diet. You can start diet modification like, 1. Have adequate fluid intake. 2. Avoid dry fruits, cold drinks, and chocolate. 3. Avoid broccoli, spinach, beans, and non-...  Read Full »

I am on birth control pill for excessive bleeding. Is there any other option to treat my condition?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 53-year-old female who has been on a low dosage of BCP continuously for past 17 years due to periods that never stopped and was bedridden for six months due to having no more blood left to pump my heart. Secondly, I was hospitalized and had three blood transfusions. Medically ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you are 53 years now and your primary concern was menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding) which causes anemia and other issues. If it has been controlled with birth control since the last six months, then this indicates hormonal imbalances. Now at 53, you should b...  Read Full »

Abdominal vs laparoscopic hysterectomy - which is better?

Query: Hello doctor, Which type of surgery is better for hysterectomy for a 45 year old patient with menorrhagia, open surgery or laparoscopy?  Read Full »


Dr. Madathupalayam Madhankumar

Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Laparoscopic hysterectomy is better due to: Minimal pain. Minimal blood loss. Minimal infection. Clear visualization of organs. Minimal postoperative hospital stay. Consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online for a detailed discussion --> https://www.i...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest the treatment option for endometrial hyperplasia with atypia.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 56 years old female. I have heavy bleeding, and my endometrium is bulky. It is 15 mm. I have placed Mirena before four years, and I have removed it before two months. My doctor did a biopsy, and the report came as hyperplasia without atypia. Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please say whether you had any menopausal or perimenopausal symptoms. Please mention whether you had irregular bleeding or scanty periods or whether there is a stoppage of periods. You have placed Mirena before four years. You can also have side effects. The side effect...  Read Full »

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