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:new:Hi, I'm new to this site. I'm 50 and Post menopause. I have several Uterine Fibroids and the biggest one is 5 and 1/2 cm. My uterus is the size of a 12 week pregnancy. I have been suffering with this for 8 years now. I have terrible pelvic pressure and bloating. I'm thin and my tummy looks like...
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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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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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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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