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.
Hi! Its been 10 days after hysterectomy and tomorrow I'll be having post-op doctor visit. I thing he will be removing my stitches. Feeling a little bit scared about that. I have been in pain since surgery. I feel a burning stretching sensation on the right side of my abdomen. I have been walking but...
There are two main reasons for keeping a symptom diary after your hysterectomy: specifics and consistency. Because our memories are faulty, we don't always remember what our exact pain level was from week to week, or how our symptoms today actual differ from those last week. Was my headache today wo(..More)
There are countless things that can be done to prepare, but here is a list the HysterSisters have compiled to send you in the right direction.
Arrange the furniture in your bedroom or other recovery room to make things as easy as possible. For example, move the clock so it's easy to see, move (..More)
Pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS) is a condition involving varicose veins in the pelvic region. This condition can cause chronic pelvic pain but may go undiagnosed if the physician does not know to look for it.
All veins have valves in them to prevent blood from flowing backward when it is travelin(..More)
A hysterectomy is a major surgery which can affect you from head-to-toe. While for most women the outcome is positive, there are others for whom the results are negative and regretful.
Although over 500,000 hysterectomies are done each year in the United States, many women could benefit from less(..More)