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My Surgical menopause – hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy

 On June 6, 2017 I had a total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.  That means removal of the uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries.  Because I...

Symptoms of low testosterone after surgical menopause

When both ovaries and the uterus are removed (hysterectomy with bilateral oophorectomy) prior to menopause the woman goes into what’s termed ‘surgical menopause’.   Natural...

Types of hysterectomy

The type of operation and approach taken will depend on the reasons for the surgery.  There are five types of hysterectomy: Supracervical or Subtotal Hysterectomy In...