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Women who have had a hysterectomy are often surprised to learn that their friends, relatives, co-workers and acquaintances may hold a misconception about the serious nature of a hysterectomy. While certain other surgeries, such as heart bypass surgery and organ transplants, are usually viewed by th(..More)
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Most medical professionals recommend avoiding alcohol for at least 24 hours prior to surgery. Due to recent research, some physicians suggest minimizing alcohol consumption in the weeks leading up to surgery. In fact, one study says that giving up alcohol starting 3–8 weeks before surgery will(..More)
Uterine fibroids, or leiomyomas, are abnormal growths or tumors of the uterine muscle which are common in women of childbearing age. Although they are generally benign and asymptomatic, in some cases fibroids may cause a variety of symptoms or be a type of cancer.
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The topic of hormones can be a confusing and controversial one. Medical professionals as well as those with personal experience or knowledge of hormone therapy disagree about the risks and benefits of hormone therapy making it difficult to know if and when using hormones is right for you. In addit(..More)
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Posted by Tasha1115 on Thu 04:57 in Post Hysterectomy
Hi everyone, I guess I'm a little confused. First off, I had a PAH and was able to keep my...
Posted by RescuePups on Thu 04:10 in Pre Hysterectomy
Finally, it's here. I got very little sleep last night, but I am ready. My mom's coming ov...
Posted by Jschafer79 on Thu 03:29 in Post Hysterectomy
Today, I feel more swollen. I was told to keep ice on the incisions for 24 hour but I thin...
Posted by tandaj on Wed 23:37 in Pre Hysterectomy
I have a few questions and have no one to really answer them due to...
Posted by tandaj on Wed 23:14 in Pre Hysterectomy
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