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Lots of bleeding - I overdid it after hysterectomy! From Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)

Things were going pretty well until last weekend for me. (I did go back to work 16 days post-op; I was tired from the insomnia, but other than that, ok) I was almost at the 3 week mark and noticed a little bit of bright red spotting last Saturday. It became worse the following day and on Monday, I c...

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Post Op Hysterectomy Featured Article Blood Clots, Blood Thinners, and Hysterectomy Preparing for Hysterectomy Articles

Doctors usually tell patients with this condition to stop medications in preparation for surgery. Assuming you have a hematologist, s/he should be working closely with your surgeon to assure that you won't have a problem with blood clots during or after surgery. Your doctor will probably address (..More)
Post Op Hysterectomy Featured Article Do This - Not That: Resuming Intimacy After Hysterectomy Hysterectomy Recovery Articles

Following your hysterectomy, your doctor will restrict your intimate activities until you have healed enough. You may have to wait for intimacy after hysterectomy for a few weeks or even a couple months. For some women, all sexual activity can be off limits during recovery, while for others outerc(..More)

Breast Health Featured Article Fibrocystic Breast Disease (FBD) Breast Health Articles

Fibrocystic breast disease is a common condition that causes painful lumps in the breasts, usually in women between the age of 20 and 50*. According to the Mayo Clinic, more than half of women can experience this condition. Medical professionals are beginning to use the terms fibrocystic breasts or(..More)
Menopause Featured Article Do This - Not That: Managing Menopause Menopause Articles

Once the ovaries are removed or you reach natural menopause, you can experience a wide variety symptoms. Some menopause issues can be annoying: hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, incontinence, and more. However, others can affect your overall health: osteoporosis, heart issues, vaginal atro(..More)

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Hey ladies I am six months post-op TAH and am having cramps like a period is coming but th... (..More)

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