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While it is understandable that abdominal hysterectomies and C-sections are often compared, they are not as similar as one might think. They involve the same organ and a similar incision, but that is where the similarities end. A C-section leaves the uterus intact, while a hysterectomy removes it, (..More)
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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.
Treatment Alternatives Articles
Endometriosis can be treated using a wide variety of symptoms depending on your symptoms, overall health, age, fertility concerns, skill of the surgeon, and more. As the intensity of symptoms caused by endometriosis varies from woman to woman, not all treatments work as effectively for all women.
Whether you are experiencing natural or surgical menopause, you could find yourself dealing with a myriad of symptoms which can affect you from the top of your head to the bottom of your feet. Depending on the severity and extent of your symptoms, you can find yourself feeling overwhelmed, miserabl(..More)
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Posted by purplediamond on Tue 20:16 in Pre Hysterectomy
I am 30 days pre-op. Dr said I will be out 4-6 weeks, but after 4 maybe I can go back to ...
Posted by WVg1rl on Tue 19:56 in Post Hysterectomy
Surgery Monday 9.29.14 at 2pm
POST OP Journal. I am 50 years old. ...
Posted by hbliss on Tue 19:51 in Post Hysterectomy
Hello....I am 6 weeks post op from a TLH, Enterocele and Uterosacral ligament lift.
Posted by Ladyofage on Tue 19:28 in Post Hysterectomy
I am 10 mos post DvH and have been feeling pretty good. But in recent months I get this de...
Posted by Itsmytime48 on Tue 19:20 in Post Hysterectomy
why can I not sleep? I'm up all day, no napping . I should be tired but I lay in bed for h...
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