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Question: Can you have cysts after a total hysterctomy

 grandma0303 - Mon Oct 10, 2005 6:03 pm

I am 48 years old and in 1982 had a hysterectomy and they left one ovary. In 1997 I had a cyst on the one ovary they left that had caused my ovary to twist in a knot and the cyst had ruptured. They did surgery and removed the other ovary. Now I am having the exact same symptons I had then when the ovary was twisted in a knot and the cyst ruptured but I have no ovary's. My symptons are nausau and diarheaa excruciating pain in the abdoniman and my back. (before my hesterectomy everytime I had female problems I had back pain). So I was just wonderig if you can still have a cyst after a total hysterctomy? Please help if you know anything at all about this.
 Theresa Jones, RN - Tue Oct 11, 2005 10:26 am

User avatar Hi grandma0303,
What problems were you experiencing that required the total hysterectomy? You wouldn't be having an ovarian cyst etc. since these organs have already been removed. However, adhesions may cause significant pain. I would strongly suggest that you have an evaluation by your physician to identify the causative factor, adhesions or another anomaly.

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