A hysterectomy is a surgery to remove a woman’s uterus. During the surgery the whole uterus is usually removed. Your doctor may also remove your fallopian tubes and ovaries. After a hysterectomy, you no longer have menstrual periods and cannot become pregnant.
A hysterectomy may be performed if you have one of the following conditions:
Hysterectomy is a major surgery, so recovery can take a few weeks. But for most women, the biggest change is a better quality of life. You should have relief from the symptoms that made the surgery necessary. Our team at Florida Urogynecology is here to provide information, management and counseling about the changes you may experience after a hysterectomy, such as:
If you are experiencing pelvic pain or have been referred by your doctor, please contact us to schedule a consultation.