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Anyone out there had lymph node removal From Cancer Concerns - GYN

I had 30 pelvic and aortic lymph nodes removed. Wondering if anyone else has experienced the thigh numbness and groin swelling? I am 6.5 weeks postop and still having these issues. Swelling worsens with walking. Going back to my gyne today. Unable to return to work due to the swelling....

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Post Op Hysterectomy Featured Article Parts of the Uterus Preparing for Hysterectomy Articles

The is a hollow, inverted-pear-shaped organ about the size of your fist. It is made up of several distinctive parts and layers. Knowing more about the various aspects of your uterus can help you better understand any health issues related to it. The uterus typically tilts forward at about a 90 d(..More)
Post Op Hysterectomy Featured Article Night Sweats after Hysterectomy Hysterectomy Recovery Articles

Many people experience night sweats following a surgery as a result of anesthesia, medications, or hypoglycemia issues. For women who have had a hysterectomy, there may also be a hormonal component which can be further complicated by thyroid issues. Night sweats are characterized by excessive sw(..More)

GYN Cancer Featured Article Uterine Choriocarcinoma GYN Cancer Articles Articles

Uterine choriocarcinoma is an uncommon, malignant form of gestational trophobalastic disease (GTD). GTD is a group of tumors that start in the tissue that would normally become the placenta during a pregnancy. Though uterine choriocarcinoma is very aggressive and much more likely to grow quickly a(..More)
GYN Diagnosis Featured Article Leiomyosarcoma 101 Diagnosis Articles

Leiomyosarcoma (LMS) is a type of rare cancer called sarcoma. Sarcoma accounts for only 1 percent of all cancer in adults. Sarcoma occurs in the connective tissues, such as muscles, bones, and nerves. Sarcoma is subdivided into different kinds based on where the cancer occurs. Leiomyosarcoma arise(..More)

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I am 9 months after my surgery now. I have hadpain in my bottom since returning to work af... (..More)

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