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Posted by: Geraldine | 2011-01-27

Check-up

Can my GP do my annual gynae check-up? I don''t have a uteris, only ovaries?

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Hallo Geraldine
You don't have to have a yearly papsmear if you had a hysterectomy as the cervix is removed with the uterus. So you only need to see your doctor if you have vaginal symptoms. You can ask him to do a screening blood test and sonar for ovarian cancer every few years if needed.
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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2011-01-27

Hallo Geraldine
You don't have to have a yearly papsmear if you had a hysterectomy as the cervix is removed with the uterus. So you only need to see your doctor if you have vaginal symptoms. You can ask him to do a screening blood test and sonar for ovarian cancer every few years if needed.
dr Bets

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