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    All Endo, PCOS, Adeno, Hysto's, Pelvic Pain this is the link to our new Exchange. It will take some time to get everything re-entered...but WELCOME ALL!!!
    Will a hysto help???
    hopeful2218 posted:
    Some women are lead into believing that a hysto will cure their Endo. This no the case. Most women report having more pain and discomfort after a hysto. I personally am not a big fan of the...but, I thought I would share the facts about hysto's.

    FACT: Women report a loss of physical sexual sensation after hysterectomy.

    FACT: A woman's vagina is shortened, scarred and dislocated by hysterectomy.

    FACT: Hysterectomy's damage is life-long. Among its most common consequences, in addition to operative injuries are:
    • heart disease
    • loss of sexual desire, arousal, sensation
    • weight gain
    • osteoporosis
    • bone, joint and muscle pain and immobility
    • painful intercourse, vaginal damage
    • displacement of bladder, bowel, and other pelvic organs
    • urinary tract infections, frequency, incontinence
    • chronic constipation and digestive disorders
    • debilitating fatigue
    • loss of stamina
    • altered body odor
    • loss of short-term memory
    • blunting of emotions, personality changes, despondency, irritability, anger, reclusiveness and suicidal thinking
    FACT: No drugs or other treatments can replace ovarian or uterine hormones or functions. The loss is permanent.

    The medical term for the removal of the ovaries is castration. 73% of women are castrated during hysterectomy.

    : The uterus and ovaries function throughout life in women who have not been hysterectomized or castrated.

    FACT: 98% of women HERS has referred to board-certified gynecologists after being told they needed hysterectomies, discovered that, in fact, they did not need hysterectomies.

    Gynecologists, hospitals and drug companies make more than $17B dollars a year from the business of hysterectomy and castration.

    I hope you will keep us posted as to how you are doing, and what treatments you choose to do.

    Best wishes
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    hopeful2218 responded:
    Sorry this was just supposed to be a resource...but I'm a bit loopy right now and thought I was replying to someone....duuuuhhh.
    Anon_6167 responded:
    Theses ALL can also be symptoms of HAVING ENDO in the first place. They kind-of seam a bit bogus to me -Did a man come up with these facts? I had way more problems 'with it' than without. Think about how you feel 'with' endo and then re-read the facts.
    brandib01 replied to Anon_6167's response:
    the only response to that is you can still have endo after a hysto. it is not a cure although some women are lead to believe that.
    you may have been one of the lucky ones that did not have any further issues but i have spoken to dozens who were not so lucky. it may not have been right away it could be years but it can return and you think its hard getting them to diagnose before. it is even harder when you have had a hysto to get a doctor to believe you after.
    same as when your pregnant. it can "go away" during pg and maybe for a while after but that does not mean it won't return
    Brandi 28dx'ed.endo lap 09'

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