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Upcoming hysterectomy with IBS and how long before going back to work? From Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)

OK so I've been reading advice on this site/app for two months now but this is my first post, I'm 32 and was diagnosed with adenomyosis, currently my uterus is the size of a 12 week pregnancy. I don't have an exact date yet but surgery for laproscopic total hysterectomy will be Feb 2015. My first ...

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Post Op Hysterectomy Featured Article Anesthesia | Does Hysterectomy Type Affect Anesthesia Options? Preparing for Hysterectomy Articles

In most cases, there are multiple options for anesthesia during a hysterectomy; however, certain procedures are best done using specific methods of anesthesia. Your options will depend on your circumstances, surgeon, and anesthesiologist. The use of carbon dioxide (CO2) during your hysterectomy c(..More)
Post Op Hysterectomy Featured Article Am I Less of a Woman after a Hysterectomy? Hysterectomy Recovery Articles

After a hysterectomy, many women feel a sense of loss. Regardless of their age, whether or not they have had a child, whether or not they ever wanted a child, how settled they are in their career, or even how much their uterus pained them. They feel a loss of possibility, a loss of choice, and a los(..More)

Menopause Featured Article What Is Menopause? Menopause Articles

Menopause is a natural part of aging which occurs when a woman’s menstrual period ceases and the ovaries stop producing hormones. In the United States, women generally experience natural menopause around the age of 50. A woman is typically considered to be in natural menopause when she has(..More)
Separate Surgery Featured Article Prophylactic Oophorectomy Separate Surgeries Articles

A prophylactic bilateral oophorectomy is the removal of both of the healthy ovaries to prevent disease or cancer. For women with a higher risk for certain diseases or cancer(s), the goal of the surgery is to minimize the risks of developing these conditions before there is evidence of them. Th(..More)

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