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10 Things to Know About Prophylactic Hysterectomy and Oophorectomy
September 22, 2015
Thank you for sharing. I would add to your list to talk to other "survivors" of hysterectomies and oophorectomies about body changes and what went right and what went wrong. I had breast cancer followed a year later with ongoing testing for uterine cancer. After an ultrasound of my ovaries and uterus and a D&C I had a prophylatcic hysterectomy and oophorectomy. I cannont have hormone replacement therapy. That was 2011 at age 40. I never had kids and my heart aches at a level I cannot put words to. I was never counseled about fertility issues. I also had tremendous weight gain (40 lbs). This past year my weight finally stabilized and I believe I can begin to rebuild my body. Those things went ...

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