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Had a second opinion from another Gynecologist today. Actually the ob/gyn who delivered all 4 of my sons. She was able to squeeze me in within two days even though different practice. She reviewed my cat scan, and ultrasound and shared I am a candidate for a myomectomy, UAE, or a hysterectomy. S...
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When having a hysterectomy, you may also need to decide if you should have an oophorectomy, removal of the ovaries. Your diagnosis, age, and symptoms are some of the variables that may come into play as you make your decision.
While there are pros and cons to consider, research has found that ther(..More)
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Many HysterSisters have reported experiencing air passing through their vagina following their hysterectomy. In most cases, it is not a problem and should resolve in time. Some women refer to the phenomena as vaginal flatulence or use the slang term queefing.
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The connection between endometriosis and estrogen isn't quite as black and white as it sometimes is made out to be, and how estrogen will affect the endometriosis in each woman can vary. There can be a number of variables that come into play, making things a bit complex. Estrogen is the fuel for e(..More)
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Women who took DES (diethylstilbestrol) or daughters who were exposed to DES in the womb have a higher risk of several different health issues. In addition, there are some limited studies which are exploring the risks for DES granddaughters, females whose mother or father was exposed to DES in the (..More)
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Hi, I'm appreciative of any and all advice I may receive here. I had a TAH 4 weeks ago. ...
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Here I am 2 days post op. Gas yes... poop no. When was your first poop and when should I g...
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