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4 weeks post hysterectomy: Tired And Naps From Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)

Is it/this normal at 4 weeks to be tired and be taking naps? I had a robotic surgery w/ everything out. Anyone else dealing and/or going thru this?...

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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)

Emotional Health Featured Article 6 Tips for Coping with Emotions after Hysterectomy Emotional Health Articles

A hysterectomy can be a very emotional surgery for many women. Though it can bring relief when it resolves a medical issue, it can also tug on your heart strings and play havoc with your mind because it involves an organ that can be deeply connected to your sense of womanhood. Your womb may have h(..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 NoleDiva on Thu 19:50 in Post Hysterectomy
How long is your recovery? My doctor told me 6 to 8 weeks. His nurse completed my FMLA doc... (..More)

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I had my TAH on November 12th. I was wondering if swelling causes weight gain. The area ... (..More)

Posted by ThatWoman on Thu 18:11 in Post Hysterectomy
Where did my patch go? I had my Ovary removal last week and was to start my Minivelle pat... (..More)

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Hi everyone. So I joined in a while ago and haven't been able to visit because of my work ... (..More)

Posted by Keiser0824 on Thu 16:36 in Post Hysterectomy
Hey ladies... Have a quick question. I am 3 1/2 weeks post op and have a real thick milk... (..More)

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