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John Elkins
(870) 246-3055
312 Professional Park Dr
Arkadelphia, AR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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John Sidney Elkins, MD
312 Professional Park Dr Ste A
Arkadelphia, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1980

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Donnal C Walter
(501) 364-1100
800 Marshall St
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Lucretia Renee Barker, MD
(903) 277-1086
6110 Timberwood Ln
Texarkana, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1994

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Paige M Partridge
(479) 521-4433
4301 Greathouse Springs Rd
Johnson, AR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.John Elkins
(870) 246-3055
312 Professional Park Dr # A
Arkadelphia, AR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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James Truett Blackmon, MD
1008 Pine St
Arkadelphia, AR
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1964

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Dr.Stuart Haraway
(479) 484-4707
7001 Rogers Ave # 500
Fort Smith, AR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Sparks Reg Med Ctr, Fort Smith, Ar
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Kelly Dean Shrum, DO
(870) 534-4900
1609 W 40th Ave Ste 203
Pine Bluff, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ok State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, Tulsa, Ok 74107
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Jefferson Reg Med Ctr, Pine Bluff, Ar
Group Practice: Arkansas Center For Women

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Stephen R Marks
(501) 758-9251
3343 Springhill Dr
North Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Hysterectomy

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Hysterectomy

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Summary

According to the National Women's Health Information Center, a hysterectomy is an operation to remove a woman's uterus. The uterus is the place where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. Sometimes, the ovaries and fallopian tubes also are taken out. Hysterectomies are very common - one in three women in the United States has had one by age 60.

Your health care provider might recommend a hysterectomy if you have:

Fibroids

Endometriosis not cured by medicine or surgery

Uterine prolapse - when the uterus drops into the vagina

Cancer of the uterus, cervix, or ovaries

Vaginal bleeding that persists despite treatment

Chronic pelvic pain; surgery can be a last resort

Before having a hysterectomy, it is important to discuss other possible treatments with your health care provider. A hysterectomy will stop your periods, and you will no longer be able to get pregnant. If the surgery removes both ovaries, you will enter menopause.

Types of hysterectomies:

Complete or total. Removes the cervix as well as the uterus. (This is the most common type of hysterectomy.)

Partial or subtotal. Removes the upper part of the uterus and leaves the cervix in place.

Radical. Removes the uterus, the cervix, the upper part of the vagina, and supporting tissues. (This is done in some cases of cancer.) How common are hysterectomies?

A hysterectomy is the second most common surgery among women in the United States. (The most common is cesarean section delivery.) Each year, more than 600,000 are done. One in three women in the United States has had a hysterectomy by age 60.

How is a hysterectomy performed?

Hysterectomies are done through a cut in the abdomen (abdominal hysterectomy) or the vagina (vaginal hysterectomy). Sometimes an instrument called a laparoscope is used to help see inside the abdomen during vaginal hysterectomy. The type of surgery that is done depends on the reason for the surgery. Abdominal hysterectomies are more common and usually require a longer recovery time.

How long does it take to recover from a hysterectomy?

Recovering from a hysterectomy takes time. You will stay in the hospital from one to two days for postsurgery care. Some women may stay in the hospital up to four days.

Abdominal. Complete recovery usually takes four to eight weeks. You will gradually be able to increase your activities.

Vaginal or laparoscopic. Most women are able to return to normal activity in one to two weeks.

For both, by the sixth week, you should be able to take tub baths and resume sexual activi...

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