Does a Hysterectomy Cure the Pain of Endometriosis?

Posted on September 18, 2018

There is no evidence that hysterectomy cures endometriosis, yet many women seek out this surgery to alleviate the pain of the disease. In this video, Dr. Orady explains her experience with patients seeking a hysterectomy and the importance of fully diagnosing the true source of endometriosis pain.

Her insights will give viewers an informed understanding of hysterectomies and key topics to address with healthcare providers.

Do you have a question that you'd like Dr. Orady to answer? Want guidance on what to ask your doctor regarding endometriosis? Post in comments below.

Dr. Mona Orady is currently the director of robotic surgery services at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco, California, practicing minimally invasive gynecological surgery at Dignity Medical Foundation. Her expertise is in complex surgery, menstrual disorders, fibroids, and endometriosis. She also cares for more specialized gynecology patients with pelvic pain, dyspareunia, vulvar disorders, and pediatric gynecological conditions. Read full bio.

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I had one over 10 years ago and have had two surgeries for endometriosis related issues since. Last one was late last year and now I have since been… read more

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