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Hysterectomy Q&A session


Your hysterectomy questions answered by consultant gynaecologist Mr J Griffiths.

Our expert - Consultant gynaecologist Mr David J Griffiths

Specialising in gynaecology, Mr J Griffiths qualified from Leicester Medical school in 1987 before being awarded Fellowship to Harvard Medical School in 1995.

He is currently a consultant gynaecologist at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon, Wiltshire, as well as Medical Director of the Hysterectomy Centre and Octavia Healthcare, BMI Ridgeway, Swindon.

Tel: 01793 816008

Website: www.hysterectomycentre.com

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I had a complete hysterectory, in August 6 1\2 months ago. When will the hot flashes stop?

1 reply , 155 views Mmodesto, Corcoran - Sat, 15 Mar 2014


Sex life

Hello, will having a hysterectomy affect my sex life? Will it affect me or my partner’s performance? I am concerned I will feel ‘hollow’/different inside.

1 reply , 212 views Janet, United Kingdom - Wed, 12 Mar 2014



Good evening Mr Griffiths, I'm wondering whether 18week uterus with fibroid in the fundus might be considered for a myomectomy instead of a hysterectomy. Thank you.

1 reply , 180 views Scatts, United Kingdom - Sat, 8 Mar 2014



In2011 I was diagnosed with cervical cancer stage three , and was told I was pregnant three mos along all in one visit I had no idea following my pregnancy I had several procedure at the womens cervical cancer specialist Dr.Edraki in walnut creek. I was scared I was only 21 @the time.at 23 I had a complete hysterectomy. Because they couldn't get it all. Now its a year later and I've been having pain down there is this unusual or can the cancer reoccurring?

1 reply , 179 views Samantha, United States - Sun, 2 Mar 2014

Bro Jonath



1 reply , 129 views Bro Jonath, Enugu State - Fri, 28 Feb 2014

Bro Jonath


What makes a lady to bleed countineously without stoping ?

1 reply , 202 views Bro Jonath, Enugu State - Fri, 28 Feb 2014



Can hysterectomy be done under epidural? Is it safe to do it this way?

1 reply , 186 views hannah24, United Kingdom - Wed, 26 Feb 2014

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