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I am under weight as I have crohns and ms~recently I had right lower lobe pneumia . I also had a hysterectomy 4 years ago and the gyno did leave 1 ovary. my question is ~both of my breasts are growing (i have never had breasts.

By October 27, 2011 - 2:12pm
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is this hormonal (menopause)something i should get a mamagram for or what? honestly breasts appear like i got an im plant. how could this happen?

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Hi Receive,

Thanks for your post!

Complications of a Hysterectomy include:

Reactions to anesthesia
Injured pelvic organs (bowel and/or bladder)
Urinary incontinence (problems controlling your urine)
Loss of ovarian function and early menopause
Sexual dysfunction

Growing breasts are not a complication, however, it is something that can be observed post-hysterectomy, due to the hormones. Some women even have milk come in sometimes.

Even though this is something that women have experienced after a hysterectomy, please call your doctor just to make sure that this is something expected and not something that would require attention.

You may also find some great information in this group: http://www.empowher.com/groups/and-After-Hysterectomy

Best of luck,


October 28, 2011 - 12:39am
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