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Is Pregnancy Possible?


  I know this may seem like an incredibly obscure questions (that's saying it nicely), but enlight of the incredible miracles of science, I'm wondering if it would be at all possible to achieve pregnancy after a "complete" hysterectomy?  I'm thinking if a person can receive a heart transplant, maybe there could be a medical procedure that could implant a uterus.  I know the "egg" could not come from me, but what about implanting a uterus and then having artificial insemination?  I know this all sounds strange, but my fianc
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Dear Cynthia:
After removal of the uterus, tubes and ovaries (I assume this is what you are calling a complete hysterectomy), there is no technology for one to carry a baby.
Uterus transplant is not a doable operation. All transplants require drugs to suppress the immune system: most are harmful to early pregnancy development.
Adoption is the only option in this setting.
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