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3 days post hysterectomy: How long does Post op swelling last? From Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)

Good evening ladies 3 days post op abdominal hysterectomy kept the ovaries . Swelling has gone down a lot pre op I looked 5 months pregnant , now maybe 3 lol! How long does the swelling last ....

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Post Op Hysterectomy Featured Article If Your Hysterectomy is Your First Surgery | Part 2 Preparing for Hysterectomy Articles

Depending on the hospital, the nurse may start your IV now. Some hospitals have the operating room nurse or technologist start the IV. It all depends on their protocol. Some hospitals will first give you a tiny shot of Novocain—it feels like a bee sting—to numb the area where the IV will(..More)
Post Op Hysterectomy Featured Article Seroma Risk after Hysterectomy Hysterectomy Recovery Articles

A seroma is an accumulation of fluid that can occur after any kind of surgery, including a hysterectomy. It is normally a clear fluid that is leaking from damaged blood and lymphatic vessels through an incision. Small seromas may not require any treatment; they often resolve on their own. Larger ser(..More)

Breast Health Featured Article Breast Biopsy Breast Health Articles

If you, your physician, or an imaging test find a suspicious lump, you may need to undergo a breast biopsy. A biopsy can allow your surgeon to remove a small amount of tissue, which can then be examined by a pathologist to determine if there is a cancer concern. There are several different types of(..More)
Pelvic Floor Featured Article 15 Surprising Facts about the Pelvic Floor Pelvic Floor Health Articles

Though you may be aware you have a pelvic floor, you may not realize exactly what it does or what makes up your pelvic floor. You also may not realize how health, lifestyle, activities, and circumstances affect your pelvic floor, or how important it is to have a healthy pelvic floor. Below are 15 (..More)

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Posted by BEllis3 on Wed 21:01 in Post Hysterectomy
hello I had an abdominal hysterectomy on dec 29 2015. My dr left one ovary due to the f... (..More)

Posted by Nikkib2016 on Wed 21:00 in Post Hysterectomy
Yesterday I had to go in for some bleeding and get a silver nitrate treatment. My dr said ... (..More)

Posted by Archermlt15 on Wed 20:20 in Post Hysterectomy
I've had the chills pretty bad for a few days (8days post op) just took temp and it's only... (..More)

Posted by GinaDAnna on Wed 20:04 in Post Hysterectomy
Hi I will be 8 weeks post op this Friday . I HAD a partial hysterectomy leaving ovaries an... (..More)

Posted by barreg on Wed 19:25 in Post Hysterectomy
Ok, I'm not going to even start going down the sex road until 8 wks but just the thought o... (..More)


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