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Going into week 3 after having the Da Vinci procedure, I would like to know how long you lovely ladies have continued to wear your abdominal binder? I stopped wearing mine today and have no problems, but I liked the support. I bought Spanks today and will see how they work under my slacks. The a...
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The thought of dealing with menopause symptoms and the various HRT options can be overwhelming as you face your hysterectomy. At this time, unfortunately, ovarian transplant for hormonal purposes is not available.
While there are some specialists who are doing ovary transplantations, thus far it ha(..More)
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A hysterectomy is a major surgery that requires a lot of healing time. Sometimes women get impatient and start doing too much too soon, only to tear something or get an infection and set back the entire healing process. To avoid such setbacks, the following activities are off limits until your doct(..More)
The medical term for uterine fibroid is uterine leiomyoma, a type of myoma tumor. They are tumors of the smooth muscle of the uterus and contain muscle tissue. Uterine fibroids are a common diagnosis for women and are almost always benign (non-cancerous). While most fibroids occur in the fundus, o(..More)
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Uterine leiomyoscarcoma (ULMS), a rare type of uterine sarcoma, is an aggressive cancerous tumor with a poor prognosis. Most often, it is not diagnosed until after surgery and pathology. Before that, it can be mistaken as a common uterine fibroid (leiomyoma), which usually has a good prognosis.
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