Many women struggle to find the right medication or surgeries for their pain and other endometriosis symptoms. Sometimes women need to have a hysterectomy, which is a surgery to remove their uterus. In cases where women have a hysterectomy to treat endometriosis, surgeons may excise lesions and remove the ovaries (called an oophorectomy) at the same time.
On MyEndometriosisTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with endometriosis, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Having a hysterectomy and its impact on endometriosis is one of the most frequent topics that members discuss.
Here are a few question-and-answer threads about having a hysterectomy:
Here are some conversations about having a hysterectomy:
Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyEndometriosisTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.
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