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Hi! I just joined this site and look forward to learning so much from all you supportive ladies! I was diagnosed with complex atypical hyperplasia in February after a hysterescopy. I am scheduled for a complete hysterectomy and he is taking both ovaries. While I really don't need my uterus and ovari...
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Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) after a hysterectomy is not always necessary, and some women opt against it even when menopausal symptoms are present. Some doctors assume HRT will be required, though, and prescribe it to be used immediately after surgery. Others prefer the wait-and-see approach, g(..More)
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A total hysterectomy is the removal of the entire uterus, including the cervix.
Description of procedure: The doctor makes a cut in the abdominal wall to expose the ligaments and blood vessels around the uterus. The muscles in the abdomen are usually not cut(..More)
Beginning as early as age 9 and lasting until around age 50, women experience a monthly menstrual cycle which includes approximately two to seven days of vaginal bleeding. The amount of bleeding can vary and generally occurs every three to four weeks. For some women and girls, however, the bleedin(..More)
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Kegel exercises can be important for a strong and healthy pelvic floor. This can be especially true following an abdominal surgery like a hysterectomy, a pelvic surgery, or during menopause. If you have recently had a surgery, you'll need to wait until your doctor has released you before beginning (..More)
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Posted by Debetable70 on Sat 21:00 in Post Hysterectomy
5 days post op. Came home yesterday. TVH turned into a TAH. Very long incision but not sur...
Posted by Debetable70 on Sat 20:40 in Pre Hysterectomy
I'm 5 days post op now. Been a bit of a long haul. Came home yesterday finally. Ended up w...
Posted by Cannoneva on Sat 20:17 in Post Hysterectomy
So I had a vaginal hysterectomy (still have ovaries though) and mid-urethral...
Posted by Lfeinberg on Sat 19:29 in Post Hysterectomy
I am day 4 recovery feeling better up moving around and resting when needed. I feel pressu...
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