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I hope I can help others with my story. I had a hysterectomy in 1998. For the past 6 years, I have suffered chronic gallbladder pain and various unpleasant symptoms. I had every test done (sonogram, HIDA scan, abdominal enhanced CT scan, endoscopy) and nothing showed up as being wrong with my gal...
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A hysterectomy is a major surgery that requires a lot of healing time. Sometimes women get impatient and start doing too much too soon, only to tear something or get an infection and set back the entire healing process. To avoid such setbacks, the following activities are off limits until your doct(..More)
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The thought of dealing with menopause symptoms and the various HRT options can be overwhelming as you face your hysterectomy. At this time, unfortunately, ovarian transplant for hormonal purposes is not available.
While there are some specialists who are doing ovary transplantations, thus far it ha(..More)
The medical term for uterine fibroid is uterine leiomyoma, a type of myoma tumor. They are tumors of the smooth muscle of the uterus and contain muscle tissue. Uterine fibroids are a common diagnosis for women and are almost always benign (non-cancerous). While most fibroids occur in the fundus, o(..More)
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Uterine leiomyoscarcoma (ULMS), a rare type of uterine sarcoma, is an aggressive cancerous tumor with a poor prognosis. Most often, it is not diagnosed until after surgery and pathology. Before that, it can be mistaken as a common uterine fibroid (leiomyoma), which usually has a good prognosis.
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Posted by Christine2319 on Wed 18:28 in Post Hysterectomy
I'm about a yr and a half out from my hysterectomy... And about 5 months ago I started ha...
Posted by Cmccoombs1 on Wed 16:17 in Pre Hysterectomy
I am going to have my total vaginal hysterectomy next week because of constant bleeding/sp...
Posted by Lizza72 on Wed 15:30 in Post Hysterectomy
I am on day 9 post op. I kept both my ovaries which my doctor says both looked perfect.
Posted by lyndseyb on Wed 15:18 in Post Hysterectomy
Hi everyone I had a lap hyst but kept ovaries five weeks ago today and I am so bloated and...
Posted by juliefeen on Wed 14:52 in Post Hysterectomy
Been along just fine but today my poor vag hurts. Feeling crappy and bleh. I supposeit c...
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