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I had a TAH in 2012 and have experienced lower left side pain after about 6 month post-op.
I saw a gyn yesterday and during the internal pelvic exam he is feeling something along my sigmoid colon so I have an ultrasound scheduled for this week coming up.
I'm curious though: How was any...
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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)
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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)
Some pelvic pain and pressure from time to time isn’t uncommon for women and can be caused by a number of gynecologic or other reasons. Pelvic pain and pressure should not be occurring frequently or long term, and you should discuss either symptom with your gynecologist.
Pelvic pain and pres(..More)
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 Nurse13 on Wed 09:44 in Pre Hysterectomy
I'll cut to it. I really want to know how the recovery was for actual patients (I'm a nurs...
Posted by jeapa on Wed 09:19 in Pre Hysterectomy
This is my first post, but I have been lurking for the past week reading about everyones e...
Posted by lisa4mel on Wed 07:18 in Post Hysterectomy
Hello all, my name is Lisa and I am now 7 days out surgery. Things are moving a little slo...
Posted by tip2taz on Wed 05:32 in Post Hysterectomy
having swelling of the belly is no fun however I know in good time it will go away. I am f...
Posted by Tara2482 on Wed 01:59 in Post Hysterectomy
Well... I haven't slept well but I think it's due to the dilauded. I must report Thatcher...
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