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Every year in the week leading up to my hysterversary, I get so sad. I know I should be thankful that I had the cancer removed, but I'm still so honkerblonked that I can't have children. I just want to lay in bed and cry all day. And I don't know that it will ever get easier, it's been 14 years and I stil...
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Having any type of chronic health condition requires that you be diligent with your health. By itself, a hysterectomy is a major surgery that requires some planning. Combine surgery and fibromyalgia, and you will need to be prepared and proactive to allow for the best and smoothest outcome.
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Scars form where the skin has been broken and then healed. As part of the healing process, a protein called collagen gathers around the wound to seal it. When collagen invades surrounding tissues, a keloid scar forms. These scars tend to be larger and bumpier than a normal scar, affecting tissue be(..More)
Abdominal wall endometriosis is a rare, often misdiagnosed, form of endometriosis. It can cause an extensive amount of pain, often related to the menstrual cycle.
Almost all abdominal wall endometriosis develops after a surgery, and almost all women with abdominal wall endometriosis have had at le(..More)
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You know eating well and exercising regularly is good for your heart. You may also know you should watch your blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and blood sugar. But what else can you do, or not do, to reduce your risk of heart disease? Are there other steps you can take to have a healthy heart?(..More)
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Posted by Abgl1976 on Fri 23:06 in Post Hysterectomy
I had my procedure on Oct 13, 2016 and it's been just a little over one week. Stayi...
Posted by Tulip81 on Fri 20:16 in Pre Hysterectomy
I am meeting with a second doctor to discuss a potential hysterectomy for heavy bleeding. ...
Posted by Theresa297 on Fri 15:02 in Post Hysterectomy
Had my 5 week post op appointment 2 days ago. Doctor told me I still had a lot of internal...
Posted by Raebird53 on Fri 14:48 in Post Hysterectomy
Okay. So I had prolapse surgery and hysterectomy on 10/11 and ever since I've had terrible...
Posted by Mere228 on Fri 14:38 in Post Hysterectomy
I have had tender calf muscles since I woke up in recovery... is this normal...
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