from GYN Diagnosis to Treatment to Surgery Recovery
Hysterectomy support from HysterSisters - diagnosis to surgery through recovery and beyond. Covering: pre-op, post-op, gynecologic treatment options, surgical procedures, fibroids, endometriosis, menopause, hormonal issues, pelvic floor, GYN cancer, oophorectomy, sexual dysfunction, and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after hysterectomy - the surgical removal of the uterus.
Hello, well, I'm a week out from a TVH kept ovaries and I'm feeling ok. I've been trying to stay on just Ibuprofen for the last 2 days but my pain seems to be worse now then my first 4 days. Yesterday I only took ibuprofen and that seemed to work great but today not so much. I don't want to be a wim...
If your condition is not considered an emergency requiring immediate treatment, you should always seek a second opinion about gynecological problems. There are several reasons for a second opinion including confirming diagnosis, learning about additional treatment options, and peace of mind.
The rule for this varies from patient to patient. In general, alcohol should be avoided for at least the first 48 hours after your hysterectomy. From there, it can depend on a variety of factors. Some HysterSisters have been allowed alcohol at one week post-op, others have had to wait several weeks.(..More)
There are many myths that revolve around the topic of menopause, from going crazy to losing your sex life entirely. Being able to recognize what is true and what isn’t can help you overcome your menopause fears.
As always, don’t hesitate to talk to your doctor about any health concern(..More)
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) causes women to experience severe depression, irritability, tension and anxiety before menstruation. The symptoms of PMDD are more severe than those associated with premenstrual syndrome (PMS). There are a wide range of physical and emotional symptoms that can(..More)