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Hi! I plan on having full-time help with my kids (7 and 5, boys) for two weeks after my surgery. I think I might need help for one or two more weeks after that, but I keep hearing conflicting advice. My doctor said when I'm off pain medication, I can drive. But other people say wait three weeks. I'm...
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In the days following your hysterectomy, walking is about the only exercise you will be able to do safely. Your activity level will be restricted for several weeks, but walking will be a way you can get up and move around safely.
Moving after surgery is just as important as resting. Staying still (..More)
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Depending on your surgeon and hysterectomy type, your surgeon will likely take the ligaments that were holding the uterus in place and attach them to the top of your vagina. If you had a total hysterectomy, they will be attached to the vaginal cuff. The specifics will vary based on which type of hys(..More)
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When it comes to gynecologic cancer, it’s important to work with your medical team, beginning with diagnosis and on through remission. Completing the treatment plan appropriate for your situation will give you the best possible long term results.
Depending on the stage and grade, your treatmen(..More)
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You’ve just had your annual well-woman exam, and once again your doctor has asked about your exercise routine. Oops, you still don’t have one!
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Posted by Bashly13 on Tue 18:35 in Post Hysterectomy
I had a radical hysterectomy 9 days ago. My recovery is going well minus the cathete...
Posted by Heatherleeisme on Tue 18:30 in Post Hysterectomy
OK so long story. The last 3 days I have had a lot of episodes of what I call a gush of b...
Posted by EndoEvie on Tue 17:48 in Post Hysterectomy
Bleh. I'll start this off by saying I appear to be fine, doctor is running bloodwork and t...
Posted by CosimaN on Tue 17:38 in Pre Hysterectomy
Should I keep my cervix for O purposes? If you've had it removed what are your Os like 5-1...
Posted by Delane55 on Tue 15:28 in Post Hysterectomy
This is day 5. I felt better after then I do know. I hadcrobotic laparoscopic assisted and...
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