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Christian Michael Briery, MD
Ridgeland, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1999

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Kara Leallison Brantley, MD
(601) 932-5006
Ridgeland, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1998
Hospital
Hospital: Mississippi Baptist Health Sys, Jackson, Ms; Womens Hospital At River Oaks, Jackson, Ms; St Dominic-Jackson Memorial H, Jackson, Ms; River Oaks Hospital, Jackson, Ms
Group Practice: Bush Sutherland Ob Gyn

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Glenn Allen Mc Crory, MD
Madison, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1997

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John Michael Baten, MD
Madison, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1999

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Carl Machell Reddix, MD
(601) 371-6699
5903 Ridgewood Rd
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1985

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Manisha Sethi
(601) 956-0911
6919 Old Canton Rd
Ridgeland, MS
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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Jason Hicks
(601) 956-0911
6919 Old Canton Rd
Ridgeland, MS
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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Amber Mc Grath Shiflett, MD
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med, Lubbock Tx 79430
Graduation Year: 2002

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Edward Warner Veillon Jr, MD
Madison, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 2002

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Rick Wilson Martin, MD
(601) 982-4482
3955 Greentree Pl
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Univ Of Mississippi Med Ctr, Jackson, Ms
Group Practice: University Clinic Associates; University Ob/Gyn Associates Pllc; University Surgical Associates Llp

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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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