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05 Feb 2004

Absence of periods after hysterectomy
Hi Doc,
I am 34yrs old had partial hysterectomy six months ago and have never had periods.Is this normal or is my body just adjusting to a shock?Is this something to worry about?
I still have my tubes and ovaries.
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01 Jan 0001

After a hysterctomy you would not have periods. Periods result from a shedding of the womb lining. If the womb has been removed, there is nothing to bleed from.

Best wishes
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