Problems That Hysterectomy Can Treat
Problems with any of the reproductive organs can disrupt your cycle, cause symptoms, or threaten your health. Some of the most common problems are shown below. A hysterectomy may also be done for other reasons.
Other problems hysterectomy can treat
Cervical dysplasia, chronic pelvic pain, abnormal uterine bleeding due to hyperplasia or adenomyosis.
Planning your treatment
After going over the results of your exam and any tests, you and your doctor will make a treatment plan. Options may include hysterectomy by itself or along with other treatments. As you create the plan, your doctor may discuss the following questions with you:
How severe is your problem?
Do you want to have children?
Should the tubes or ovaries be removed too?
Should the hysterectomy be done abdominally, laparoscopically, or vaginally?