Is it poss. to have endo 3 years post hyst | HysterSisters
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support and Information
Advertising Info HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support Tutorial

Go Back   Hysterectomy HysterSisters > Hysterectomy Special Needs > The Road Less Traveled


HysterSisters.com is a massive online community with over 475,000 members and over 5 million posts.

Our community is filled with women who have been through the Hysterectomy experience providing both advice and support from our active members and moderators.

HysterSisters.com is located at 111 Peter St, Toronto, Canada, M5V2H1 and is part of the VerticalScope network of websites.

With free registration, you can ask and answer questions in our HYSTERECTOMY forum community, get our FREE BOOKLET, access Hysterectomy Checkpoints and more.

You are not alone. The HysterSisters are here for you. Join us today!
join HysterSisters for hysterectomy resources and support
Reply

Is it poss. to have endo 3 years post hyst Is it poss. to have endo 3 years post hyst

Thread Tools
  #1  
Unread 03-10-2004, 02:57 PM
Is it poss. to have endo 3 years post hyst

I was on this board REGULARLY when I was first diagnosed with fibroids three years ago. I had the hyst for fibroids that measured 1 FOOT in diameter! Now, after having struggled with "pelvic pain" since I was about 6-9 months post-op, I am scheduled for a laparoscopy 3-30. My Dr. is wondering about the possibilty of endometriosis or possible scar tissue. Is it possible to have endo after having a hysterectomy? I would have thought that all of my uterine junk would have been long gone after the hyst and couldn't be showing up now...am I wrong in this thinking?
Any info is appreciated. I'm scared all over again! I know 3 people that have just been diagnosed with ovarian cancer - I don't want to be the next! Thought I was done with this business after I had the hyst. My Dr. said I had cute little ovaries...what happened?
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Unread 03-10-2004, 04:09 PM
Is it poss. to have endo 3 years post hyst

Endo is absolutely possible post hysterectomy, regardless of whether you keep your ovaries. Endo is stimulated by the monthly cycle of hormones, so could be stimulated by your overies or HRT. Plus I think I read somewhere that even without HRT or ovaries, some women have endo come back after a hyst.

It sounds like you DID keep your ovaries, and that could be the cause of endo and your pain.

The laparascopy is DEFINITELY the right thing to do - you might also ask your doctor if they could do an operative laparascopy - that's where if they DO find endo, they take it out right then and there, and you don't have to schedule a separate surgery for it.

You could also have scar tissue or adhesions from your hyst, which, again, you doctor MIGHT be able to do something about during the laprascopy, if you talk to him and ask him.

Keep your chin up and good luck! Let us know how things go!
Reply

booklet
Our Free Booklet
What 350,000 Women Know About Hysterectomy: Information, helpful hints as you prepare and recover from hysterectomy.
Answers to your questions
Register




Thread Tools

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
From This Forum From Other Forums
1 Reply, Last Reply 06-23-2006, Started By Buttercup432
6 Replies, Last Reply 06-21-2006, Started By jennb61
1 Reply, Last Reply 02-09-2006, Started By btabury
4 Replies, Last Reply 11-08-2005, Started By Megeler
10 Replies, Last Reply 01-24-2005, Started By bluesuit66
1 Reply, Last Reply 11-11-2004, Started By rara11
1 Reply, Last Reply 07-31-2004, Started By Ellsbells09
3 Replies, Last Reply 05-09-2004, Started By NinnyEd
6 Replies, Last Reply 05-29-2003, Started By Secunda
11 Replies, Last Reply 05-01-2003, Started By michelle35
9 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
3 Replies, Endometriosis Support
4 Replies, Endometriosis Support
2 Replies, Endometriosis Support
7 Replies, Endometriosis Support
4 Replies, Endometriosis Support
7 Replies, Hysterectomy Options and Alternatives
4 Replies, Hysterectomy Options and Alternatives
3 Replies, No Uterus - No Ovaries - No Hormones - Managing Menopause
14 Replies, Hysterectomy Options and Alternatives



Advertisement

Hysterectomy News

September 18,2020

CURRENT NEWS

HysterSisters Takes On Partner To Manage Continued Growth And Longevity
I have news that is wonderful and exciting! This week’s migration wasn’t a typical migration - from one set ... News Archive

TODAY'S EVENTS

Calendar - Hysterectomies - Birthdays


Request Information


I am a HysterSister

HYSTERECTOMY STORIES

Featured Story - All Stories - Share Yours

FOLLOW US


Your Hysterectomy Date


CUSTOMIZE Your Browsing  



Advertisement


Advertisement