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Asia42

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Has anyone had a hysterectomy and what age? I have bad endometriosis that has spread to my bladder and I have epilepsy and can have seizures triggered by my period. I’ve also had two ovarian cysts burst and have to take medication for my Endo and for bladder incontinence caused by Endo. I cannot have sex or insert a tampon. I want to get a hysterectomy and everyone seems to keep telling me that early menopause is worse than what I go through and that I’m going to want kids but no one seems to care that I’m struggling and no one listens to me when I say I’d rather adopt if I even wanted kids, which I don’t expect to do. I have never wanted kids and I have also wanted a hysterectomy since I was 16. I am now 21. Again, I don’t expect them to give me one because honestly even female OBGYN’s (if not more than males) seem to think that I will want to have kids and that I’ll ruin my life and body by doing this, but they don’t understand what I risk by not getting a hysterectomy. Any experiences with hysterectomies? Would you recommend it?

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    • tommmy

      672d

      I had a hysterectomy at 23 with less symptoms and believe me the only sucky part about after having a hysterectomy is the hot flashes and that only lasted for like a month. Keep looking for the right doctor. The right one WILL listen to you.

    • tommmy

      672d

      I had a hysterectomy at 23 with less symptoms and believe me the only sucky part about after having a hysterectomy is the hot flashes and that only lasted for like a month. Keep looking for the right doctor. The right one WILL listen to you.

    • OddlyVan

      672d

      I had a partial hysterectomy at 25 and it has been one of the best choices of my life. However I knew I didn't want Biological children due to other hereditary conditions. I had to write a letter to my female obgyn about how I wouldn't sue her in the future if I changed my mind 😅 just remember a hysterectomy isn't necessarily a cure for endo.

      • Asia42

        672d

        @OddlyVan my family has awful genetics and I was abused growing up and will not have contact with my family once I am financially stable. Yet I still have people saying that “oh, you’ll meet someone” and ignoring that I will admit that I will adopt if I decide I want kids but i have always hated kids. I think they’re snot nosed and annoying and I don’t have the patience to treat them correctly. I’m more concerned about my epilepsy and the cysts than I am anything else, but my Endo symptoms just add to my reasoning for wanting one tbh

        • OddlyVan

          672d

          @Asia42 unfortunately you'll hafta find the right obgyn, I went through 5 before finding my current doctor in Austin, Texas :( it's not fair at all and I apologize that you're going through this.

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