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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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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)
GYN Genetics Articles
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)
Surgery Options Articles
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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Posted by Survivor 9 on Fri 05:42 in Post Hysterectomy
I can feel what I assume is the stitches from vaginal cuff. Surgeon showed me pictures of ...
Posted by ShantillyLace on Fri 00:40 in Pre Hysterectomy
Has anyone had a hysterectomy due to Congested Pelvic Syndrome? I was told I needed the su...
Posted by Doloresc on Thu 22:03 in Post Hysterectomy
I Arrived at the hospital Monday the 21st about 8:40 a.m. I had a check in for 9 o'clock. ...
Posted by Amo3 on Thu 21:55 in Post Hysterectomy
I had my lap hyster with right ovary and appendix removed (sorry don't know all the fancy ...
Posted by Angele Jac on Thu 21:19 in Post Hysterectomy
I'm a day away from my 12 weeks post op. I'm feeling awesome, back at work. Two nights a...
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