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Adhesion diagnosis From The Road Less Traveled

HI! I had a TAH in 2012 and have experienced lower left side pain after about 6 month post-op. I saw a gyn yesterday and during the internal pelvic exam he is feeling something along my sigmoid colon so I have an ultrasound scheduled for this week coming up. I'm curious though: How was any...

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Post Op Hysterectomy Featured Article Blood Clots, Blood Thinners, and Hysterectomy Preparing for Hysterectomy Articles

Doctors usually tell patients with this condition to stop medications in preparation for surgery. Assuming you have a hematologist, s/he should be working closely with your surgeon to assure that you won't have a problem with blood clots during or after surgery. Your doctor will probably address (..More)
Post Op Hysterectomy Featured Article Showering after Hysterectomy Hysterectomy Recovery Articles

Regardless of the type of surgery, most surgeons will only permit showering (as opposed to bathing) for at least a few weeks after surgery. Here are a few recommendations to make sure your post-op showers go smoothly and your incision(s) stays dry. One thing to consider when showering is the wat(..More)

GYN Diagnosis Featured Article Pelvic Pain and Pressure Diagnosis Articles

Some pelvic pain and pressure from time to time isn’t uncommon for women and can be caused by a number of gynecologic or other reasons. Pelvic pain and pressure should not be occurring frequently or long term, and you should discuss either symptom with your gynecologist. Pelvic pain and pres(..More)
Pelvic Floor Featured Article Do This - Not That: Kegel Exercises Pelvic Floor Health Articles

Although you may have heard of kegels, you may not have felt they were necessary for you unless you have had pelvic floor issues. Kegel exercises can be used to strengthen the pelvic floor, and they can be important following an abdominal surgery such as a hysterectomy. They can also be important (..More)

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Posted by Nurse13 on Wed 09:44 in Pre Hysterectomy
I'll cut to it. I really want to know how the recovery was for actual patients (I'm a nurs... (..More)

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This is my first post, but I have been lurking for the past week reading about everyones e... (..More)

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Hello all, my name is Lisa and I am now 7 days out surgery. Things are moving a little slo... (..More)

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having swelling of the belly is no fun however I know in good time it will go away. I am f... (..More)

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Well... I haven't slept well but I think it's due to the dilauded. I must report Thatcher... (..More)

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