Hysterectomy and Oophorectomy Directory
A hysterectomy is an operation that removes the uterus; an oophorectomy is an operation that removes an ovary or ovaries. These operations are performed for a variety of reasons. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of hysterectomies and oopherectomies, including why, when, and what to expect from the procedures, and much more.
10 Questions for Doctor About Endometriosis
Just diagnosed with endometriosis? Ask your doctor these questions.
Hysterectomy Recovery: What Can You Expect?
With minimally invasive procedures, hysterectomy recovery is much quicker today. Find out from WebMD what to expect.
Hysterectomy-Other Places To Get Help
OrganizationsNational Women's Health Network514 10th Street, N.W.Suite 400Washington, DC 21004Phone: (202) 347 - 1140Fax: (202) 347 - 1168 This nonprofit advocacy group includes consumers, health centers, and organizations. The National Women's Health Network monitors federal health policy and operates an information clearinghouse.Premature Ovarian Failure Support GroupP.O. Box 23643Alexandria, VA
Hysterectomy | What Is a Hysterectomy? Why Is a Hysterectomy Performed? - From WebMD
WebMD explains various surgeries used to remove the uterus.
When a Hysterectomy Can Help Pelvic Pain and Bleeding
A hysterectomy can often relieve pelvic pain and bleeding, but it’s not the answer for everyone. Learn when removing your uterus can help.
A Fresh Look at Hysterectomy
For quicker hysterectomy recovery, many women are choosing laparoscopy. Just make sure your surgeon is skilled. Here’s what women should know about hysterectomy.
Sex Can Improve After Hysterectomy
A study has found that sexual functioning improved overall after hysterectomy.
Healthy Lifestyle Tips After a Hysterectomy
Find 15 tips and simple ways to nurture your health after a hysterectomy – and keep weight and stress under control.