Are Pap smears needed after a total hysterectomy?

Answer Generally, a woman who has had a hysterectomy that included complete removal of her cervix (a total or complete hysterectomy) does not need to have future Pap smears. If, however, the hysterectomy ... Read More »

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Bleeding After a Total Hysterectomy?

A hysterectomy is a surgery in which the uterus is removed from a woman's body. A hysterectomy ultimately ends menstruation, and you can no longer become pregnant once this operation has taken plac... Read More »

What is a total vaginal hysterectomy?

When a woman has a total vaginal hysterectomy, an incision is made in the belly or vagina, and the uterus and cervix are removed, leaving the fallopian tubes and ovaries.Source:Women's Health: Hyst... Read More »

Nightsweats after a Hysterectomy Why?

Hormones! I had a total hysty (ovaries too) and get hot flashes all the time. Not a big deal. Learned (the hard way) that an antidepressant can help the symptoms. I cannot take hormone replacem... Read More »

Is a pap test required after a hysterectomy?

Women who have had hysterectomies might still need to get pap tests. Medical experts say the need for the cancer-detecting test depends on the type of hysterectomy and the reason for it.TypesThere ... Read More »