Will my ovaries be removed during hysterectomy?
Q. Will my ovaries be removed during hysterectomy?
A. It is advisable not to remove any ovaries during hysterectomy, especially if the Woman has not reached menopause since it leads to severe menopausal symptoms of hot flashes etc and predisposes towards osteoporosis and coronary heart disease. But if there is suspected cancer or any other ovarian anomaly it is advisable to go in for removal of ovaries (oophorectomy).