from GYN Diagnosis to Treatment to Surgery Recovery
Hysterectomy support from HysterSisters - diagnosis to surgery through recovery and beyond. Covering: pre-op, post-op, gynecologic treatment options, surgical procedures, fibroids, endometriosis, menopause, hormonal issues, pelvic floor, GYN cancer, oophorectomy, sexual dysfunction, and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after hysterectomy - the surgical removal of the uterus.
On may 11th I was diagnosed with complex hyperplasia with atypia. 2 grandmother's and my mom have had uterine or colon cancer. They GYN office says don't over react. :/
Should I see oncology anyway?...
Pregnancy begins with conception which occurs when a sperm penetrates an egg. In order to penetrate an egg, the sperm must first reach it.
For those who have had a total hysterectomy where the cervix is removed, the vagina is closed at the top with what is called a vaginal cuff. Once the vagin(..More)
Here are some suggestions from the HysterSisters members:
"The two things I have found most "needed" for me during my recovery are my body pillow and a plastic cup with a lid and a straw. The pillow I purchased a couple weeks before surgery, but the cup was given to me by the hospital. It's been a (..More)
Interstitial Cystitis (IC), or painful bladder syndrome, is a chronic bladder condition that can cause significant quality of life issues. Symptoms can make it difficult to function on a daily basis, and at times the pain can be overwhelming.
Learning how to prevent or better manage symptoms can b(..More)
Menopause brings with it a host of symptoms and changes which can leave you feeling stressed and miserable. Hot flashes, headaches, and vaginal dryness are enough to make you irritable and annoyed. Brain fog, insomnia, and depression can make it hard to function and complete your every day tasks. (..More)