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Asked on 12 July, 2019

What is a hysterectomy?

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A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure that removes the uterus in part or completely.

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What are the side-effects of a hysterectomy?

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Side-effects of hysterectomies include hormonal imbalances, fatigue, faster aging, early menopause, and other ill-effects among young women. The surgery could itself cause complications like infection, blood clots, etc.

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What does the government propose to do about unwarranted hysterectomies?

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On June 18 this year, the Maharashtra health department set up a committee to launch a probe into the unwarranted hysterectomies conducted in Beed district.

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Which state has highest number of hysterectomies in India?

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According to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-4 (2015-16) survey, Andhra Pradesh had the highest number of hysterectomies at 8.9% women.

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