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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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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.
Treatment Alternatives Articles
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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Posted by BB83 on Tue 08:59 in Pre Hysterectomy
I'm scheduled for a partial vaginal hysterectomy on nov 6th (uterus and cervix) due to sev...
Posted by lovelifenow on Tue 08:44 in Post Hysterectomy
Found a hemoraghic cyst and scar tissue on left ovary. Havent heard from dr yet. Anybody...
Posted by my2his2 on Tue 08:37 in Post Hysterectomy
Ok, I had a full hyst, kept both Ovaries, in November 2013... well I went to my dr and m...
Posted by Kristenroland on Tue 07:49 in Post Hysterectomy
I saw my doctor and he cleared me to resume all normal activity except anything that invol...
Posted by supergrl on Tue 06:31 in Post Hysterectomy
I am so grateful that I finally pooped. In fairness it was 48 hours after eating solid foo...
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