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Old 10-04-2012, 06:20 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by curlypearl View Post
Originally Posted by juanab View Post
But if I am not mistaken, the lack of estrogen would only occur if she gets her ovaries removed. That is why my doctor counseled me to keep mine.
This is absolutely correct.
That's true but there is a higher rate of ovary failure within 5 years of a hysterectomy. Not everyone but I do know a few people who have had to go back and have ovaries remove. It's a major surgery no matter the reason you have it. Definitely something to think about.
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