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Katy women experience benefits from complete hysterectomy

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Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine doctor discusses Katy women experience benefits from complete hysterectomy
The doctors at Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine work hard to help women enjoy excellent health without surgical intervention. However, there are situations when complete hysterectomy is the best option. Women in the Katy, TX area might be surprised at some of the benefits of this procedure.

Complete hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is surgical removal of female reproductive organs. Complete hysterectomy takes the uterus and cervix, and there are many other variations involving fallopian tubes, ovaries, and sometimes the upper portion of the vagina and lymph nodes when cancer is present. Hysterectomy ends menstruation and ability to conceive a child. It also reduces production of estrogen, essentially triggering menopause, regardless of the patient’s age.

How hysterectomy is beneficial

  • Stops abnormal vaginal bleeding that cannot be controlled with nonsurgical or minimally invasive methods.
  • Removes severe endometriosis or uterine fibroids that have become problematic.
  • Eliminates the source of uterine prolapse, a condition that allows the uterus to drop into the vaginal canal.
  • Prevents future risk of cervical or uterine cancer.

A common question

Many women considering hysterectomy want to know how the procedure will affect sexual function. Every woman is different. Some experience vaginal dryness or discomfort, similar what occurs after menopause. However, it can be alleviated with prescription creams. In most cases, the situation that caused need for hysterectomy already effectively curtailed intimacy. The procedure restores confidence and physical ability to resume sexual activity. Libido may lessen, remain unchanged, or increase, but there is no medical reason you cannot remain sexually active after hysterectomy, and enjoy it.

Dr. Jenkins, Dr. Falae, and Dr. Torres consider possible alternatives and help you arrive at the best decision for your situation. If you decide on complete hysterectomy, it can be scheduled at one of the hospitals in the Katy area where we have surgical privileges. Call 855-346-8610 to discover your options.

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We offer general care, gynecology, and obstetrics services that span all stages of a woman's life. Dr. Taryll L. Jenkins, MD received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University and Doctorate of Medicine from Meharry Medical College School of Medicine, TN. He completed his residency training at the University of Texas and Hermann Hospital, TX and is Board-certified from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, with years of research experience.

Dr. Adebola I. Falae, MD, FACOG received her undergraduate degree from Duke University in Durham, NC, and medical degree from University of Rochester Medical School, NY. She completed her residency training at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. Women’s healthcare is her primary concern.

Dr. Maria Torres, MD, FACOG earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Baylor University, and her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, before completing residency training at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, IL. She’s an expert in infertility evaluation and high-risk pregnancies.

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