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Is is wrong to be sooooo excited to be getting this done? I have had right "ovarian" pain since my tubal ligation in 2003. I had an appendectomy on my birthday in 2008 for an "angry" appendix, but not inflamed. The pain was back about 6 months later. I had a cystectomy for a teeny tiny 2mm cyst, the...
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Preparing your home before your hysterectomy can allow you some peace of mind while also making it easier for family and friends to help keep things neat while you are recovering. Besides doing some deep cleaning, you may also want to do a bit of redecorating to make things fresh! The goal is to h(..More)
Hysterectomy Recovery Articles
Sluggish bowels are a common problem after a hysterectomy. The combination of undergoing major abdominal surgery, being under anesthesia, and using pain medication afterward can all contribute to the problem. Fortunately, this problem can usually be solved in the comfort of your own home, without a (..More)
GYN Genetics Articles
The terms hereditary cancer and genetic cancer can be a bit confusing. To help clarify, it helps to know what both hereditary and genetic mean. Webster’s dictionary definitions hereditary as “genetically transmitted or transmittable from parent to offspring.” It defines genetic (..More)
Pelvic Floor Health Articles
For the first few months, bowel movements may be small and frequent. As healing continues, they may become more normal in size, but they are likely to remain frequent.
During the first couple months, you should plan to eat small, frequent meals. You should also limit your diet to soft, easily dig(..More)
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Posted by aquadragonfly on Thu 17:45 in Post Hysterectomy
Hi! I had my vaginal hysterestomy on Aug. 13th and a lot of my pain is gone but I'm still ...
Posted by Melvin1976 on Thu 17:15 in Post Hysterectomy
I'm three months post op from a hysto (everything but ovaries).
Yesterday, the pain sta...
Posted by LilyDawn on Thu 16:44 in Post Hysterectomy
My poor tummy looks like an overinflated ballon. It hurts so much. Just started with a hea...
Posted by Kathy on Thu 16:43 in Post Hysterectomy
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Posted by Browndogbakery on Thu 15:37 in Post Hysterectomy
Ok girls I'm being a worry wort but I got to know is it normal to still need my pain meds?...
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