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Has anyone had a successful rectocele repair by colorectal specialist? From Pelvic Floor and Bladder Issues

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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Post Op Hysterectomy Featured Article Preparing Your Home for Hysterectomy Recovery Preparing for Hysterectomy Articles

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)
Post Op Hysterectomy Featured Article 5 Ways to Speed Up Sluggish Bowels after Hysterectomy Hysterectomy Recovery Articles

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)

Pelvic Floor Featured Article Bowel Function After Bowel Resection Pelvic Floor Health Articles

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)
GYN Genetics Featured Article Hereditary Cancer vs. Genetic Cancer GYN Genetics Articles

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
Hi sisters! I just had my appointment with my surgeon today. It's scheduled for Septemb... (..More)

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... (..More)

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... (..More)

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... (..More)

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... (..More)

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