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Regardless of the type of surgery, most surgeons will only permit showering (as opposed to bathing) for at least a few weeks after surgery. Here are a few recommendations to make sure your post-op showers go smoothly and your incision(s) stays dry.
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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.
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A hysterectomy can be a very emotional surgery for many women. Though it can bring relief when it resolves a medical issue, it can also tug on your heart strings and play havoc with your mind because it involves an organ that can be deeply connected to your sense of womanhood. Your womb may have h(..More)
Some pelvic pain and pressure from time to time isn’t uncommon for women and can be caused by a number of gynecologic or other reasons. Pelvic pain and pressure should not be occurring frequently or long term, and you should discuss either symptom with your gynecologist.
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Since last night I have been getting hot and cold flashes. I kept my ovaries.last night th...
Posted by tonyabentulan on Fri 01:43 in Post Hysterectomy
Pardon the laymen's terms and/or poor group etiquette. I'm a newbie. I had a hysterectomy...
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I awoke on D-Day terrified and had barely slept all night. Got a call at 8am from the hosp...
Posted by MMooney on Thu 22:27 in Post Hysterectomy
hello I am one week post op and had the DiVinchi I have 4 little holes from the steri stri...
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