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05 Feb 2004

Weight gain and hysterectomy
Hi Doc and ladies,
I did hysterectomy in July 2003 and was 51kg at the time.I have since gained 10kg to date.Is there any relation to the operation since I am still continuing with my trhee times a week exercises at the gym?I asked friends who did it and all seem to have gained weight.Please help.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

Many women report this. I cannot explain it as hormones are not affected by hysterectomy if the ovaries are not removed. It could be that the relief of symptoms by the hysterectomy results in a change of eating pattern. Diet is the only way to solve the problem.

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