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Hi, In most of the posts I read here, women have their prolapse repairs done by a urogynegologist. My latest diagnosis is that I have a large rectocele and rectal mucosal prolapse. I've found a colorectal surgeon who I really like but I'm also seeing a urogynocologist. I also have a cytocele but I h...
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Preparing your home before your hysterectomy can allow you some peace of mind while also making it easier for family and friends to help keep things neat while you are recovering. Besides doing some deep cleaning, you may also want to do a bit of redecorating to make things fresh! The goal is to h(..More)
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Sluggish bowels are a common problem after a hysterectomy. The combination of undergoing major abdominal surgery, being under anesthesia, and using pain medication afterward can all contribute to the problem. Fortunately, this problem can usually be solved in the comfort of your own home, without a (..More)
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For the first few months, bowel movements may be small and frequent. As healing continues, they may become more normal in size, but they are likely to remain frequent.
During the first couple months, you should plan to eat small, frequent meals. You should also limit your diet to soft, easily dig(..More)
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The terms hereditary cancer and genetic cancer can be a bit confusing. To help clarify, it helps to know what both hereditary and genetic mean. Webster’s dictionary definitions hereditary as “genetically transmitted or transmittable from parent to offspring.” It defines genetic (..More)
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Posted by Baligrrl08 on Wed 21:47 in Pre Hysterectomy
I just had my appointment with my surgeon today. It's scheduled for Septemb...
Posted by Loulabell2011 on Wed 21:17 in Post Hysterectomy
Can you put it on your incision? My stiches have fallen out and its still tender, I also h...
Posted by Lipfoso on Wed 20:41 in Post Hysterectomy
I had surgery three weeks ago now I have vertigo and when I stand I fall have anyone had t...
Posted by chrissy9311 on Wed 19:28 in Post Hysterectomy
I've been extremely depressed since Ihad my tlh 6 days ago. Has anyone else had this? It...
Posted by Faith2014! on Wed 19:15 in Post Hysterectomy
I am 4 days post op and I was just curious how long your belly is swollen for? Does anyon...
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