THEY ARE GOING TO TAKE MY UTERUS OUT BUT SHOULD I LEAVE MY OVERIES?
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THEY ARE GOING TO TAKE MY UTERUS OUT BUT SHOULD I LEAVE MY OVERIES?IM UNDECIDED I HAVE ASKED DIFFERENT PERSON WHO HAVE HAD THEIR UTERUS AND OVERIES REMOVED AND THEY TELL ME ITS THE BEST THING THEY EVER HAD DONE TO THEMSELVES. BUT MY OVERIES AS FAR AS THE DOCTOR SAYS THEY ARE OK . BUT IM THINKING IF I KEEP THEM WOULD THEY BE ANY DANGER TO ME. i KNOW THEY WILL HELP ME PRODUCE MY HORMONES AND I SURELY DONT WANT TO START MY MENOPAUSE STAGE EARLY. DONT KNOW WHAT DO TO . PLEASE HELP WITH SOME ADVICE
If they do not have to take your ovaries, honey, keep them. It is much easier to deal with your own natural hormones than to do replacement therapy or deal with early menopause. Of course, sometimes you don't have a choice. If the doctor says there is a risk of cancer there, have the ovaries out as well. No sense taking that chance. But otherwise, let them be. Good luck, and I hope this is helpful. BTW, when you use ALL CAPS it looks like you are SHOUTING.
Hey...I am not a doctor, but my mums uterus was removed about a few years ago. She had a fibroid (a fibrous ball in the area) which was removed and subsequently the doctors had removed the uterus as well. However, I know that removing ovaries is not necessary unless you really have a problem with them. Your doctor, however should know what is best for you. Consult him and ask him if removing the uterus and the ovaries are absolutely necessary. Also, do not listen to what others have to say. You should ALWAYS consult a doctor about which decision to make.
I agree with the other two. You should definitely keep them if at all possible. To have them removed would mean hormone replacement therapies and possible other complications and health risks due to hormone imbalances that can occur.
Absolutely, YES, keep them! they serve an important function in your body. It's been found that women who have their ovaries removed before age 45 (I don't know how old you are) have shorter life spans and higher mortality in the few years following the ovarian removal. They release all kinds of hormones that are useful to your body and keep it functioning and healthy, from your bones, to sexuality to the healthy functioning of your brain.the only reason you'd want them out is if ovarian or breast cancer runs in your family.
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