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Sunday, December 21, 2014
About the total hysterectomy at 47
i am going to have a surgery on jan 8th. i`ve been worrying after the surgery about all of the symtoms i am going to have. As i understand from my doctor...my ovaries still ok but my tube is all twisted and it gives me pain once every 2 months. so i am going to remove it and my doctor sugested to remove the ovaries at the same time to prevent future problem. should i go remove my ovaries at this age?
You do not have to remove your ovaries if they are normal no matter what your age.
Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati