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You should tell your doctor immediately about all medications, vitamins, and supplements you have been taking, even ones you consider to be natural. Several of them can cause life threatening issues when taken prior to hysterectomy surgery.
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Hysterectomy Recovery Articles
Since your recovery requires you to take a break from your normal routine, it provides a great time to touch base with friends, old and new. As the Girl Scout song goes, “Make new friends but keep the old, one is sliver and the other is gold.”
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Singin' in the rain
Yes, you can sing in the rain. Even when it feels like dark clouds are hovering over your head during menopause, it’s possible to have a spring in your step and a smile o(..More)
GYN Cancer Articles Articles
A radical hysterectomy is most often performed in the case of a gynecological cancer, usually cervical or vaginal cancer. The surgeon will remove the uterus, cervix, and the inch or two of the vagina that is closest to the cervix. Often, lymph nodes in the pelvis, surrounding tissues, the parametr(..More)
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