Caption: Hysterectomy
Text: A hysterectomy is an operation to remove a woman's uterus. A woman may have a hysterectomy for different reasons, including

> Uterine fibroids that cause pain, bleeding, or other problems

> Uterine prolapse, which is a sliding of the uterus from its normal position into the vaginal canal

> Cancer of the uterus, cervix, or ovaries

> Endometriosis

> Abnormal vaginal bleeding

> Chronic pelvic pain

> Adenomyosis, or a thickening of the uterus