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I'm only 24 and have an almost 3 year old and a 1 year old. Yesterday was 1 week post op for me and I got crazy sick trying to watch my kids. My doctor told me I shouldn't care for them myself for 3 more weeks but had to start yesterday because I couldn't get help. I sent a message out to family and...
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Expected recovery time following a hysterectomy can vary widely depending on the surgery type, your diagnosis, and other factors. Generally speaking, the more invasive the surgery, the longer the recovery can be; however, each woman will heal at her own rate.
The following time frames are only ge(..More)
Preparing for Hysterectomy Articles
Predicting outcomes for a hysterectomy is difficult. Doctors do their best to predict based on studies, and HysterSisters do their best to provide helpful information from their own experiences, but the fact of the matter is that everyone recovers differently. No matter what type of hysterectomy you(..More)
Pelvic Floor Health Articles
When the pelvic floor weakens and stretches, the uterus can prolapse into the vagina. The severity of the prolapse and associated symptoms can dictate treatment options. In some cases, you may not need any treatment, but for more severe symptoms some type of surgery may be required.
Breast Health Articles
According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), breast cancer is the second most common cancer for American women, and about 12%, or 1 in 8, women will develop breast cancer sometime during their life. For 2014, they predict about 232,670 new cases of invasive breast and 62,570 new cases of non-inv(..More)
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Posted by Georgiarose on Tue 12:32 in Post Hysterectomy
If you are at least 7 months out as a TVH: Di you still on occasion feel the vaginal full...
Posted by GageCarleto on Tue 11:55 in Post Hysterectomy
Hi everyone ... Today I went for my two week post op appointment and my surgeon told me th...
Posted by jlmel78 on Tue 11:33 in Post Hysterectomy
Hello!! Im 5 months post TAH and suffering from on and off low back pain. I was wondering ...
Posted by Redsgal21 on Tue 10:55 in Post Hysterectomy
Ugh!! I was taking 2 stool softeners a day plus medimucil. I went down to one stool soften...
Posted by chikkinbutt on Tue 10:50 in Post Hysterectomy
Hi!! Friday August 22nd I had a total hysterectomy with salpingectomy and a perineoplasty....
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