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I am having both my ovaries removed (SEVERE family history no ovarian cancer) as well as a hysterectomy (fibrods) and my doctor is recommending removing my cervix as well. I know I saw someone link an article or resources on this, but I can't find them. Can anyone share them?
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Many women experience a change in their emotions after their hysterectomy. Studies have shown that most women enjoy a better mood, quality of life, and sexual, psychological, and social functioning following their hysterectomy. A high percentage of women who have problems with anxiety or depressio(..More)
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Being on your period is usually not a problem and rarely is a hysterectomy cancelled because of it. But because there can be a higher risk of infection and blood loss for women on their period, some surgeons do prefer that their patients not be menstruating for surgery. If it were going to be an is(..More)
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Posted by Jnorrisoffenber on Tue 17:53 in Post Hysterectomy
Hello there I am one week post op took all but my ovaries and overall have had a very smoo...
Posted by bschwab23 on Tue 17:41 in Post Hysterectomy
Please help. Total hysterectomy nov 6th. I am still having pain in my bladder area to whe...
Posted by JRizzo on Tue 17:39 in Pre Hysterectomy
Hi. New here and was hoping to have my surgery sooner rather than later but alas, it seems...
Posted by LovelyLee on Tue 17:35 in Post Hysterectomy
If it wasn't for the painful irritating cath bag I'd be 100%!
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Posted by stellablu88 on Tue 17:34 in Post Hysterectomy
I am 5 days post op and my vision is so blurry close up. Is this normal? I did hav...
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