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Anyone have pointers to relevant research on how risky HRT actually is after a gynecological cancer? I can't find any decent peer-reviewed studies.
I had stage 1 endometrial cancer, a full hysterectomy and bilateral oopherectomy almost 4 years ago. I'm 44 now. My gynecologist put me on a low do...
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While it is understandable that abdominal hysterectomies and C-sections are often compared, they are not as similar as one might think. They involve the same organ and a similar incision, but that is where the similarities end. A C-section leaves the uterus intact, while a hysterectomy removes it, (..More)
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Many doctors attribute post-op numbness to nerves being stretched, cut, or repositioned during the hysterectomy. It can take up to a year for the nerves to repair themselves, if at all. Some ladies regain feeling quite quickly, but many find that some degree of numbness remains permanently.
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Endometriosis can be treated using a wide variety of symptoms depending on your symptoms, overall health, age, fertility concerns, skill of the surgeon, and more. As the intensity of symptoms caused by endometriosis varies from woman to woman, not all treatments work as effectively for all women.
Whether you are experiencing natural or surgical menopause, you could find yourself dealing with a myriad of symptoms which can affect you from the top of your head to the bottom of your feet. Depending on the severity and extent of your symptoms, you can find yourself feeling overwhelmed, miserabl(..More)
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I'm 2 days shy of 3 wks post op. I've been looking for work for 5 years since getting lai...
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Hope all you ladies are recovering well. I'm excited that I'm feeling more like myself eac...
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Posted by RiellyD on Mon 04:53 in Post Hysterectomy
I was 5 weeks and 1 day post op on Friday . It was my husbands birthday and we went out fo...
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