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how likely is pregnancy after hysterectomy

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:18 PM on Jun. 3, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Impossible!

    You have to have a uterus to get pregnant.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:19 PM on Jun. 3, 2009

  • not so true, there is a thing called abdominal pregnancy, take the british triplets where the boy grew outside the womb. The placenta attached itself to other organs. An abdominal pregnancy is an emergency situation and is so extrememly rare that there is not alot of documentation on it.

    Answer by kryssie78 at 7:21 PM on Jun. 3, 2009

  • A hysterectomy is when they remove your uterus..............................The baby lives inside your uterus for 9 months, so when you have it taken out, you can't get pregnant......

    Answer by Marix3 at 7:23 PM on Jun. 3, 2009

  • Depends on exactly what was removed during the procedure.

    If your uterus is removed, your chances are zero.
    If your ovaries are removed, you may still be able to get pregnant with medical help and an egg donor.

    You chances of getting pregnant with no medical help - zero.

    Answer by kaycee14 at 7:23 PM on Jun. 3, 2009

  • here is a link to a case from the new england journal of medicine

    Answer by kryssie78 at 7:26 PM on Jun. 3, 2009

  • 100% foolproof. no uterus for the baby to grow in. Though I guess that does not stop an egg from becoming fertilized but with no chance of survival.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 7:29 PM on Jun. 3, 2009

  • You would have to have an Oopherectomy as well as a hysterectomy if you also had no ovaries. Just look it up. A hysterectomy only takes the Uterus. I've been working in hospitals and OR's for the last 10 years and have done research on this. I've posted a link to a notible medicine journal.

    Answer by kryssie78 at 7:33 PM on Jun. 3, 2009

  • They often do partial hysterectomies in which they leave the ovaries to continue regulating your hormones.

    However you still need a uterus for the baby to grow in. Even if the fertilized egg implanted some where else this is a medical emergency in which the pregnancy need to be removed ASAP.

    If it's a full hysterectomy it's simply not possible.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:35 PM on Jun. 3, 2009

  • It's not impossible. It depends on what type of hysterectomy they do on you. Here are some links to read about this: I found them by typing pregnancy after hysterectomy in google. There were more links so you might want to google this yourselves to read the others. Interesting reading.



    Answer by brwneyedgirl314 at 7:42 PM on Jun. 3, 2009

  • you can get pregnant after a hysterectomy-- my mom had one years ago and now one of her ovary's are dying and the doc has told her that she can still get pregnant since the ovary is working--- of course the baby wouldnt make it but you could get pregnant-- she's on birth control now to help the ovary die off without hurting her so bad

    Answer by rainylittlebug at 8:51 PM on Jun. 3, 2009

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