Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

124 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Scheduled for hysterectomy. Had an ovary removed due to cysts. Will I have periods after the surgery?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha

Nephrologist

Practicing since :2009

Answered : 4361 Questions

default
Posted on Fri, 22 Nov 2013 in Women's Health
Question: I am scheduled for a hysterectomy Dec 10th, I am a little nervous, I had an ovary removed in 2008 due to cysts and it was the evasive surgery cut across bottom of stomach! slow recovery, I am having my hysterectomy using the divinci procedure and my doc wants to leave in my left ovary for hormones i am only 35. my question is will I still have my peroid, and should I leave in my ovary I dont want to go through this again, and how evasive is this new technique
doctor
Answered by Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha 18 minutes later
Brief Answer: No more periods, minimally invasive procedure Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for the query Da vinci surgery is a newer technique in surgery, here smaller cuts and incisions are made compared to traditional procedures because the surgeons have special instruments which give them more flexibility. It is a wonderful technique and it is the best way to undergo hystrectomy Hystrectomy means removal of the uterus and uterus is required for a woman to have her periods. Since they are removing your uterus you will not be having periods anymore. Please discuss this with your doctor before you undergo this procedure I feel leaving the ovary is a good option too. You will have lesser hormonal imbalances if your ovaries are still present I hope I was of help, if you have any further queries please get back to me. Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures

Recent questions on  Oophorectomy

doctor1 MD

Hi, I had a bilateral salpingo oophorectomy on Jan 13, 2014 as a proactive approach to being positive for BRCA2. I gave continued to get my period each month and sometimes two times per month since then. I am also using the Climara Pro patch. Is this bleeding normal when my ovaries and tubes have been removed?

doctor1 MD

I have a full hysterectomy last April, 2013. I kept my one ovary on my right side, although I still have pain on my left side. The left side has always given me pain, especially during my periods. It just really hurts, quite often. Why is this? There is no ovary there!

doctor1 MD

Is there a comparable HRT patch to Vivelle Dot that is not so expensive? I know the tablets are less expensive but I do not feel as good when taking them. Hysterectomy but still have ovaries. I am age 63 and still have horrible hot flashes! ANY ADVICE??

doctor1 MD

I am 41. I am going in for my 8th laparoscopy tomorrow for yet another painful ovarian complex cyst. This time my Dr. has suggested the removal of this ovary. My last cyst was removed 18 months ago. I lost my left ovary to a large dermoid cyst in 2009. Heading into surgical menopause makes me nervous. I know how my body reacts to a laparoscopy, but how will I feel if I am thrown into menopause? Do I just have the surgery and remove the ovary, to do it again in another 18 months, or just take out my last ovary now and move one. I am so confused.

doctor1 MD

It appears that I have blood in my urine. I'm 64 & had a hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo- oophorectomy in 1995 at age 43 with diagnosis of endometrial cancer . Recently, I've had a cold which I've treated with various OTC meds--all containing...

doctor1 MD

I had an oophorectomy in 2015 for indeterminate complex cyst. It was a cystadenoma and both ovaries were removed. I have had right lower quadrant pain for three to four months. I had a CT scan to find out the cause of the pain (previous hernia...

doctor1 MD

I am a 61 year old post menopausal woman who was diagnosed with a thickened endometrium of 7mm. Fluid was also seen on the ultrasound . A biopsy showed scant fragments of benign inactive endometrium. No atypia or malignancy found. I was put on...