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Hello, this is my first post. I am 32 years old and had a hysterectomy along with removal of both ovaries and my cervix on May 9,2014. I had stage 4 endometriosis that had started growing on my other surrounding organs. Physically I think I am healing great. I am on HRT and I think it is doing a goo...
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Both spinal and epidural are types of regional anesthesia that can be used during gynecologic surgeries such as a hysterectomy. For hysterectomy, they both involve injections into the lower back to numb the abdominal and pelvic regions for surgery.
For a spinal, the medications will be injected (..More)
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Many woman find they have no appetite in the first days and weeks following their hysterectomy. The stress surrounding surgery, new medications, blood sugar issues, and anesthesia can all contribute to the loss of appetite. Because calories and good nutrition are important for recovery, it is crit(..More)
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July 1, 2014
Since 2003, HysterSisters.com has invited its members to participate in a member survey about their hysterectomy experience. To date, about 170,000 women (all members of HysterSisters.com) have voluntarily participated in the survey, providing us with a wealth of information about hys(..More)
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There are two BRCA (Breast Cancer) genes–BRCA 1 and BRCA 2. Both are tumor suppressor genes which produce a protein that helps prevent cells from multiplying and diving too rapidly. They are also involved with repairing damaged DNA in cells. When a mutation in these genes occur, they can wor(..More)
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Posted by yellowsun73 on Mon 23:28 in Pre Hysterectomy
Before surgery while you are getting registered and signing consent forms for...
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I am 8 weeks post op and I used to run but sadly due to adenomyosis etc it stopp...
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Hello everyone, My name is Denise and I am having an adominal hysterectomy on August 7, 2...
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I am two days away from total daVinci hysterectomy with cervix and ovaries going as well. ...
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