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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.

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Find 15 tips and simple ways to nurture your health after a hysterectomy – and keep weight and stress under control.

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