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I feel like this is a common question, but I'm asking it anyway :D
I am 51, and happily parted with my mutinous uterus, but kept my ovaries. I had minor fluctuations in my periods prior to hysterectomy, but hadn't skipped any periods. I've experienced night sweats about 3 times in the last two ye...
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Many doctors attribute post-op numbness to nerves being stretched, cut, or repositioned during the hysterectomy. It can take up to a year for the nerves to repair themselves, if at all. Some ladies regain feeling quite quickly, but many find that some degree of numbness remains permanently.
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Although HysterSisters members report varying experiences, you will undoubtedly need some sort of help after your hysterectomy. This may range from having someone stop in each day for a little while, to needing someone to stay overnight with you for a time.
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Even when women mentally accept that they need a hysterectomy, it can be hard to emotionally accept the loss of their uterus. The uterus means something different to every woman--whether its the womb that carried children, the womb that might have carried children, or simply a symbol of womanhood. I(..More)
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As you consider your choices of better health, consider the subtle changes you can make to your day! Basically, if it involves movement/exercise, add it. If the food is processed, avoid it. Think about the possible differences in choices you could make during your day!
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Posted by Loraevrsn on Sat 03:09 in Post Hysterectomy
Had the DaVinci hysterectomy, kept ovaries and cervix. However for last two day my breast...
Posted by Brittney81 on Sat 03:08 in Pre Hysterectomy
I'm supposed to have the DaVinci hyst. .But I'm thinking that may change. .But even if it ...
Posted by Jackie1983 on Sat 00:01 in Post Hysterectomy
7 weeks post op when to dr yesterday said everything was fine healing fine. But she put a ...
Posted by armywife4ever on Fri 23:18 in Post Hysterectomy
Hello, I had a laparoscopic hysterectomy (everything but my ovaries) 8 days ago. I've done...
Posted by Ahfreedom28 on Fri 23:03 in Post Hysterectomy
I cant sleep...so I decided to post. The doc found some endometrosis right my cervix so th...
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