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Cyst in breast post hysterectomy From Breast Health

Went in for mammo and they found a cyst on my chest wall in center of breast. My gramma seems emphatic that it should be aspirated. I'm fine w/ leaving it alone and monitoring it. Seems to have cropped up since last mammo. Anyone have this experience and is it common to always have them aspirated? ...

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Pre op Hysterectomy Featured Article Do This - Not That: Resuming Intimacy After Hysterectomy Hysterectomy Recovery Articles

Following your hysterectomy, your doctor will restrict your intimate activities until you have healed enough. You may have to wait for intimacy after hysterectomy for a few weeks or even a couple months. For some women, all sexual activity can be off limits during recovery, while for others outerc(..More)
Pre op Hysterectomy Featured Article Blood Clots, Blood Thinners, and Hysterectomy Preparing for Hysterectomy Articles

Doctors usually tell patients with this condition to stop medications in preparation for surgery. Assuming you have a hematologist, s/he should be working closely with your surgeon to assure that you won't have a problem with blood clots during or after surgery. Your doctor will probably address (..More)

Breast Health Featured Article Fibrocystic Breast Disease (FBD) Breast Health Articles

Fibrocystic breast disease is a common condition that causes painful lumps in the breasts, usually in women between the age of 20 and 50*. According to the Mayo Clinic, more than half of women can experience this condition. Medical professionals are beginning to use the terms fibrocystic breasts or(..More)
Menopause Featured Article Do This - Not That: Managing Menopause Menopause Articles

Once the ovaries are removed or you reach natural menopause, you can experience a wide variety symptoms. Some menopause issues can be annoying: hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, incontinence, and more. However, others can affect your overall health: osteoporosis, heart issues, vaginal atro(..More)

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Wow! My entire summer was filled with lots of doctors appts, a LEEP procedure and just rec... (..More)

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I'm two weeks post op and I've developed a belly indentation. I'm not really worried as m... (..More)

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I had my LAVH on 8/20. It's been exactly 4 weeks. My OB used dissolvable thread. Unfortu... (..More)

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So I just signed papers today time have a TAH as well as ambilocus surgery to remove endom... (..More)

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