Problems Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Can Treat
Some health problems can cause pain or
bleeding in the uterus. These problems can sometimes be helped by medicine. Or surgery
be done that keeps the uterus intact. But sometimes the best way to ease pain and
is to remove the uterus using laparoscopic hysterectomy. It’s done using small cuts
A hysterectomy can treat these
Fibroids. This is a lump of muscle tissue. It grows in or
on the wall of the uterus. It is not cancer. A fibroid can cause pain and heavy
bleeding. It may press on the bladder or rectum. This can lead to frequent urination,
constipation, and other problems.
Endometriosis. This is the growth of the uterine lining
outside of the uterus. This tissue can lead to scarring (adhesions). This scarring
occurs inside the pelvic cavity. This can cause severe pain.
Gynecological cancer. Ovarian, fallopian tube, uterine,
and cervical cancers can be treated. Many times, additional tissues are removed when
cancer is involved.
Endometrial hyperplasia. This is when the endometrium has
abnormal cell changes that can lead to cancer of the endometrium.
Cervical dysplasia. This is a change in the cervix that
can sometimes lead to cervical cancer.
Uterine prolapse. This is when the uterus drops from the
Abnormal bleeding may be due to other causes. These include: