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What is the effect of leaving the cervix during the hysterectomy?
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What is the effect of leaving the cervix during the hysterectomy?

are there problems in leaving the cervix during the hysterectomy?
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HI,
The greatest concern of leaving the cervix behind after hysterectomy is stump cancer in the cervix that has been left behind. However the possibility of this is very less. Discuss with your Doctor.
Hope this helps.
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