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I'm only 24 and have an almost 3 year old and a 1 year old. Yesterday was 1 week post op for me and I got crazy sick trying to watch my kids. My doctor told me I shouldn't care for them myself for 3 more weeks but had to start yesterday because I couldn't get help. I sent a message out to family and...
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Expected recovery time following a hysterectomy can vary widely depending on the surgery type, your diagnosis, and other factors. Generally speaking, the more invasive the surgery, the longer the recovery can be; however, each woman will heal at her own rate.
The following time frames are only ge(..More)
Preparing for Hysterectomy Articles
Predicting outcomes for a hysterectomy is difficult. Doctors do their best to predict based on studies, and HysterSisters do their best to provide helpful information from their own experiences, but the fact of the matter is that everyone recovers differently. No matter what type of hysterectomy you(..More)
Pelvic Floor Health Articles
When the pelvic floor weakens and stretches, the uterus can prolapse into the vagina. The severity of the prolapse and associated symptoms can dictate treatment options. In some cases, you may not need any treatment, but for more severe symptoms some type of surgery may be required.
Breast Health Articles
According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), breast cancer is the second most common cancer for American women, and about 12%, or 1 in 8, women will develop breast cancer sometime during their life. For 2014, they predict about 232,670 new cases of invasive breast and 62,570 new cases of non-inv(..More)
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Posted by Sarat8910 on Tue 10:46 in Post Hysterectomy
I'm just about 6 weeks post c-hyst and still have quite a bit of pain and tenderness. Esp...
Posted by Shelly7651 on Tue 10:20 in Post Hysterectomy
I had my surgery July 29th, recovery pretty good and on schedule-however, today...
Posted by auntie2four on Tue 09:26 in Post Hysterectomy
Ok ladies we have all had the big hysterectomy. Either years ago or recently like I have. ...
Posted by JDemerly on Tue 09:24 in Post Hysterectomy
Went in for my post op appointment last Friday. Was hoping to get back to working out in ...
Posted by Rldavis08 on Tue 08:22 in Post Hysterectomy
I know it's been a while since I've posted or checked in, with me going back to work durin...
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