Hysterectomy for enlarged uterus

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In 2006 my doctor had me go <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>for</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> an ultra sound due to an enl<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rged <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span>. Then every year he mentions it again during my pap and I'd remind him that we've been though this bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e. In November an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> 2011 he said it again and wanted me to go an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> another ultra sound. This time the findings were as follows: TRaNSaBDOMINaL ULTRaSOUND: Increase an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> size an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> uterus. . No mass. to: 11.3 x 5 x 5.8 from: 8.5 x 4.6 x 5.4 TRaNSVaGINaL ULTRaSOUND: an endometrial thickness an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> 1.9an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cman>.
i had an uterus ultrasound and the other day i had a biopsy and my doctor said that my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> is like 170 and a normal <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> is 80. now, i have to wait <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>for</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> the results from the biopsy but have to make a choice between a something ablation or hystorectomy. i don't know an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>whatan> to do. Please help. My menstral periods are very heavy and painful.
However, this procedure was not guaranteed to work on me as my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> had a very thick lining. I opted <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>for</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> a hysterectomy which ended up being a total hysterectomy because my ovaries were in bad shape. all's well now and I'm glad I got it taken care an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>. Good luck!
Menopause is probably another seven years away an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> me, so guess my planned hysterectomy will solve the problem! Thanks an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> the help.
One thing, an enl<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rged <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> is not a sign an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> perimenopause ... usually the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> begins to thin out if you are going through perimenopause. If I had to guess, I'd guess a fibroid.
I have to have abdominal surgery as my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> is to enl<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rged to take it away by any other an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>meanan>s. Im awaiting a date <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>for</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> surgery, ive seen one consultant who said, " its not terminal you will be ok to wait" (a man) then I saw another consultant who said she wanted to get it done as soon as possible. I have two wonderful children and a great husband, but still im finding it very hard to come to grips with, today ive just burst into tears an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> no apparent reason.
Not to mention my cervix was fused and my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> was enl<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rged . at that time I wanted to have sex but I didnt want the pain and vomiting that come with it . I feel great an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> the most part gas is finally working its way out bloat is down to a minimum . I have been taking a natural female hormone balancer that I got at a health food store . after the Cenestin causing me to have milk at the lowest dose . I am just waiting an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> them to dry up again bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e I go trying something else gerrrr .
Cuz bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e I had pain from an enl<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rged <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> and a cystic ovary that had attached itself to the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> with adhesions. Heavy bleeding, etc. I started the Estraderm 50 patch right after surgery, and experimented a bit..with going an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>f it an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> a few days and going down to the 25 strength. I thought it was giving me headaches but knock wood/head I seem to be OK now.
I was quite disappointed as I wanted a total hysterectomy (you have to be sure an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>whatan> your doctor is planning to remove <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>for</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> a hysterectomy as the term hysterectomy indicates just removal an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> - I wanted it all gone) and my doctor felt it was too risky an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> me when he was operating so only took the cysts, right ovary and tube. I have severe adhesions and it was a challenge an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> him to extricate an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>whatan> he did. Keep up your hope. This will get much better.
all showed nothing except the last one which showed that my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> is slightly enl<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rged and I have a hemmohagic cyst that is leaking on my left side. The sad part is that I was given this info by a nurse who called with the results. She said the dr. wants to do another US in 6 weeks to see if the cyst may reabsorb...have a nice day. Needless to say I am feeling a bit clueless...and still in pain daily. I went on my own and scheduled an appt with an ob/gyn. Unan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>tunatley...
my wife has an enl<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rged <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> and she had phybroid cysts. we live in ok. and were going to the osu clinic but her normal physician wouldnt release her med chart so we were told untill then we couldnt go there. it seemed like it was the first and only place that was willing to help. the last thing they did was lupran shots.
I just found out yesterday that i have a slightly enl<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rged <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> and thickened endometrium..I had my last baby 14 months ago and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> a while now i have had pain during intercourse..so i went to the doctor and they did an ultrasound...now i have to go see an obgyn.. my question is an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>whatan> could it be caused from why and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>whatan> can be done...my doctor don't think it is cause I'm about to start cause i ain't due an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> 2 plus weeks..
I am 36 year old female who has been experiencing heavy periods with clots. I went to my doctor and had some kind an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> biopsy...it was not the one with the scope (yet). It came back ok. So, sent me an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> a pelvic ultrasound. It say..."diffuse uterine enlargement an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> age 121 x 58 x 46mm an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>volumean> 170cc. Endometrial thickening with mixed echoes present thickened an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> age at 15mm. Right ovary is not able to be seen.
Multiple images in multiple projextions an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the pelvis were obtained demonstrating a small amount an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> fluid in the cervix. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> enl<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rged measuring 131x63x46mm. Endometrium measures 2 mm. Right adnexa measures 24x25x16mm with a complex cyst measuring maximum diameter 19mm. Nabothian cysts noted near the cervix. Left adnexa measures 34x25x23mm with cysts noted measuring maximun diameter 6mm. No free fluid demonstrated.
Your bikini insion will heal a bit slower than typical lap surgeries but I am certain its because an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> size an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> tumors doc must do this, You will definatley feel better to get these out,,I remember the first night post op that I was able to sleep through a whole night with out getting up to use the bathroom, I had never made the connection bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e that my enl<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rged <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> was pushing on bladder,,, something as simple as that , and now I sleep straight through ever night its a blessing.
I am 50 yr's old have had 3 children..which are now late in their 20's) and I am scheduled an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> TaH in December because I have a 13an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cman> fibroid, an," ENLaRGED" uterus, cyst on 1 ovary..and lengthy, heavy periods...BUT...how large is an enlarged uterus? I understand with the type an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> incision (horizontal or bikini cut) is determined by the surgeon based on how large the uterus is...SO how large is large? My Dr.
Thanks so much have a few more question. So if a D&amp;C is done and cells are none cancerous an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>whatan> is next? Is a hysterectomy needed an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> adenomyosis? and how is adenomyosis detected witha D&amp; C also? He also said something about a scope. Maybe he is taking some device to look in there.? an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>whatan> is the best way to know if it is adenomyoisis? Would an MRI do any good?
I just had my yearly OB/GYN exam where the doctor told me I had an enl<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rged <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> and was most likely due to a Fibroid tumor. He said i had the uterus the size an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> an 8 week pregnancy. He said that they were benign and as long as I was not having major symptoms that he would suggest to leave them be. My question is this. Is it OK not to schedule me an ultrasound to confirm his diagnosis.
Well today was a painful day <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>for</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> me so i am just counting down the days till i get my surgery done and over with.I am so in hopes that there will be pain free days ahead.I also live with Cerebral palsy which affects my legs also so one less pain would be great an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> me in this stage an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> my life. Thank you to all the wonderful ladies whom answered my post .You were very inan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>mative and helpful with advice.
You will feeel bettter you wont have to pee every 5 minutes get up 3 times a night,,,why is you <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> enl<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rged is it adenomyosis///most likely, the surgeon cant say <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>for</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> sure he will save your ovaries untill he sees how bad the cysts are my left ovary was engulfed in scar tissue and attached to bowel...I had healthy right ovary removed by choice,,I didnt want to worry about cancer,,really hard to detect post hyster.
since I had Breast cancer and was having problems with fibriods , cysts and enl<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rged <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> i requested both be done at the same time. It was good because my Breast cancer was ER+ so really would have been fighting to keep the estrogene out an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> my system anyway...
The stripe is suboptimally visualised due to fibroid. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> is enl<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rged measuring 6.3*5.7*6.1 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cman>. Tot uterine an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>volumean> 115cc. There is a posterior intramural fibroid 3.9*3.8*2.9 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cman>. The remainder an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the myometrium is heterogeneous. The left ovary contains a 3 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cman> simple cyst (the measurement an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the cyst is 3.8*2.5mm in CT scan). No fluid in cul-de-sac. Right ovary is normal 2.2*1.3*1.2an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cman>.
Gyn sceduled an ultrasound <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>for</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> June 4. Ultrasound technician told me there was no mass, but I have an enl<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rged ovary approximately 8 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cman>. Gyn scheduled surgery an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> next Wednesday, June 13. He wants to remove both ovaries, uterus, and tubes. My conern is cancer. I just turned 50 on June 5. I have no symptoms. I have some abdominal discoman style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>t after I eat. It is more an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> a fullness. I have been scouring the internet to find inan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>mation, but nothing regarding just an enlarged ovary.
I had a pap smear, pelvic exam, internal ultrasound, external ultrasound, and all the doctor could come up with was that my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> was enl<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rged. No tumors, no cysts, no fibroids. He told me that he had tried everything he could think an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> to get me on a "normal" cycle and that it was not working. He also said that he could tell I was quite miserable, and recommended a hysterectomy. I turned 31 on July 13, my surgery was July 15. I am two weeks and a couple days post-op right now.
Hi there, I am a fit 40 yr old woman I had a Total abdominal hysterectomy (leaving the ovaries) June 2009. I had the hyster to remove a large 10an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cman> fibroid in my uterus. I had a major bleed after surgery &amp; had 5 bags an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> blood. I then had a large haematoma which ruptured and bled through my removed cervix, which put me back in the hospital an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> a few days. Since the hyster I have had a 'pressure pain' around my bladder- when i go to the toilet- and sometimes just throughout the day.
I am a fit 40 yr old woman I had a Total abdominal hysterectomy (leaving the ovaries) June 2009. I had the hyster to remove a large 10an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cman> fibroid in my uterus. I had a major bleed after surgery &amp; had 5 bags an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> blood. I then had a large haematoma which ruptured and bled through my removed cervix, which put me back in the hospital an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> a few days. Since the hyster I have had a 'pressure pain' around my bladder- when i go to the toilet- and sometimes just throughout the day.
I was ordered on bed rest an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> the rest an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the pregnancy (it was horrible not being there <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>for</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> my other children)... Doctors were afraid my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span> would try to discharge the dead baby as a regular misscarriage and put the well baby at risk so they told me to take it one day-a-time and my body would just absorb the dead fetus... The reason an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> this happening was unknown, doctor just figured that me being 115lbs. and 5'2'' I was too small to carry two babies and only one took charge an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> utero space.
This is the second time back in 1 1/2 years I was in 2006 surgery an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> scar tissue. in april an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> 2002 i had a cyst removed from fallopian on left side...in 2000 i had a tubal after the thrid c section also a cyst removed from a fallopian at the time... when is this going to stop? I am scheduled apr 7 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> a laproscopy and d&amp;c she is also looking to see if a hysterectomy is needed.
The radiologist said I had diverticula, rest an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the organs looked normal, a simple cyst on the left ovary (recommended recheck in several cycles), and a mildly enl<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rged <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>uterus</span>. So I went in <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>for</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> my FIRST PaP in 10 years (I've been chastizing myself, believe me) ... today was told it was normal. (WHEW) Dr. is setting up a pelvic ultrasound. I have a bloated abdomen, occasional left pelvic pain, cramping and a lower backache, as well as urinary frequency.
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