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Hello! I am in desperate need of your opinions! I am 39 years old with three children, 9, 4, and 2. I have a history of heavy periods. No issues have been found........fibroids, endo, polyps.......NOTHING! (My mom had the same problem although she did have polyps. It has affected my life, planning v...
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Every anesthesia choice has its own pros and cons, and every woman has her own particular situation surrounding her hysterectomy that will affect her options. There is no “one size fits all.” Instead, anesthesia decisions are made on a case-by-case basis to accommodate the unique circums(..More)
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The rule for this varies from patient to patient. In general, alcohol should be avoided for at least the first 48 hours after your hysterectomy. From there, it can depend on a variety of factors. Some HysterSisters have been allowed alcohol at one week post-op, others have had to wait several weeks.(..More)
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When the muscles and tissues supporting the bladder weaken or stretch, the bladder may fall from its normal position. This can cause it to press against the vaginal wall and even protrude into the vagina. A prolapsed bladder is known as a cystocele. There are several risks factors for a prolapsed(..More)
With the internet, magazines, and books at your fingertips, you can easily be inundated with information. But how do you know which sources are accurate and which ones are a figment of the author’s imagination? Using the “Trust It or Trash It” tool created by the Access to Credib(..More)
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Posted by shellegal on Thu 17:22 in Post Hysterectomy
When did everyone start driving? Anyone start yet and how soon. I start back to work tuesd...
Posted by beckietwins on Thu 16:50 in Post Hysterectomy
I had my hysterectomy along with a cystocele and recotcele repair June 23rd. I go for my ...
Posted by NewTasha on Thu 16:15 in Pre Hysterectomy
During a routine checkup, a fibroid the size of a grapefruit was discovered and it is pres...
Posted by jadedheart35 on Thu 15:19 in Post Hysterectomy
3 weeks post op and today is one of the worst days yet. Monday and Tuesday were good days ...
Posted by quintana67 on Thu 14:36 in Pre Hysterectomy
I'm getting very nervous about my upcoming Aug. 19th DaVinci Surgery for removal ...
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