from GYN Diagnosis to Treatment to Surgery Recovery
Hysterectomy support from HysterSisters - diagnosis to surgery through recovery and beyond. Covering: pre-op, post-op, gynecologic treatment options, surgical procedures, fibroids, endometriosis, menopause, hormonal issues, pelvic floor, GYN cancer, oophorectomy, sexual dysfunction, and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after hysterectomy - the surgical removal of the uterus.
I have a scheduled lap (mini laparotomy) hysterectomy with a cystocele repair (will be keeping cervix/ovaries) for adenomyosis, uterine prolapse. I also have endometriosis.
I'm a bit over 2 weeks prior to my hysterectomy and my surgeon has recommended stopping advil/ibprofin and the li...
Some nervous pre-op women sense that as their surgery date draws nearer, their spouse appears to “emotionally check out.” Unsupportive, nonchalant, disinterested, unconcerned—all these terms have been used to describe the demeanor of some husbands during their wife’s pre-op (..More)
Many mothers of young children have faced a hysterectomy. As a mother, it is normal to want to get back on your feet and take care of your children again as soon as possible. It is important, however, to always to be mindful of the fact that you have only one chance to heal right. No matter what ty(..More)
Ovarian torsion is a condition where the ovary has become twisted. At times, the Fallopian tube may also twist.
Ovarian torsion can be a complication of larger ovarian cysts forcing the ovary to move or twist. Other causes of ovarian torsion include an enlarged ovary; tumors of the ovary or F(..More)
Without knowing it, you may be making menopause a bit harder on yourself than it has to be. Misunderstandings about menopause, its symptoms, and hormones in general may have you living with a quality of life that is not acceptable. You may not be working with your medical team as well as you could (..More)