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I'm in my 3rd week post op subtotal & I am mostly well, apart from swelling, aching and uncomfortable. My partner has been amazing but doesn't understand it's still too soon to go out for walks, do the ironing, Cook dinners or clean! Am I being mardy, because I am also crying a fair amount, ...
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Many women struggle with the waiting time leading up to their hysterectomy, especially if the wait involves physical pain. Fortunately, there are plenty of remedies that can help.
First and foremost, if you are in pain, be sure to consult your doctor. Some women find relief in over-the-counter medi(..More)
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It is not uncommon for the bladder to develop spasms after a hysterectomy. Symptoms range from feelings of the bladder being asleep and not willing to empty to pain during urination. Some women describe other bladder sensations that sound similar to a bladder infection.
Usually this is the bladde(..More)
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As with other types of cancer, there are different types of breast cancer. Each type is classified according to which part of the breast the cancer originates from.
Ductal carcinoma, which begins in the lining of the milk ducts, is the most common type of breast cancer (a). If it has not spread t(..More)
A transdermal estrogen patch is one type of hormone delivery system you can use for your hormone replacement therapy (HRT). It can be a topical option that offers systemic menopause symptom relief by replacing the estradiol your ovaries once made. Because it is worn for several days, with this opt(..More)
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I went to my 6 week follow up today and I was cleared to resume all normal activities!!! I...
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Admittedly I am the worlds worst patient. My family tries but I hate being confined. That ...
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I have had severe pelvic pain since I was 22, right after my 1st cesarean section. It got ...
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as most of you ladies know I've been waiting a very long time for my hyster. It's supposed...
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The arm where I had my iv hurts worse than my stomach. Shooting pain and just hurts. I hav...
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