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Hysterectomy booked July 13th - cervix questions

From Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)

Hi, this is my first post here. I am scheduled for surgery on july 13th so not long left to wait. I'm 36 and have a large 10cm fibroid, endo and adenmyosis. It's been a complete struggle the last 8months so I'm relieved to finally get this sorted. I do think the recovery will be easier than the hell I've been living with. I have the most awful pressure, pulling pains, back pain and trouble walking. I bleed heavily for days on end passing fist sized clots. I have tried all the dif medications but nothing helped. I am so concerned that I'll have problems after with intimacy afterwards. My consultant said she will leave ovaries. I was in such a flap I forgot to ask her if I would keep or lose cervix. What is the norm? I know in the long run it would prob be better to take it out too re smears and not having that cancer risk. Does that affect sex being comfortable afterwards? I can not find a definitive answer. Looking forward to a new me fingers crossed :new:

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By Redroses2020
Thank you for all the replies. Yes the plan is to keep the ovaries but there is every likelihood...

By cjarbell
I am 39 with severe endometriosis. My ovaries, tubes, uterus and cervix was removed. I think its...

By marestail
Hi Redroses2020 - Here are articles that may help provide information: 10 Questions to Help You...

By Redroses2020
Thank you, reason I ask is the consultant asked me if I wanted to keep it. I have been researching...

By dressedupinblue
if you are scheduled for a TAH, your cervix will be removed. i had an LSH and kept my cervix for...

By Tiger_Eye
Hello and :welcome0:, and greetings from a fellow fibroid sister! My surgeon had originally...

By Redroses2020
Hi, this is my first post here. I am scheduled for surgery on july 13th so not long left to wait. ...

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