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Ladies: How long did it take you to get your estrogen levels high enough to where most symptoms were gone? I am in such agony with insomnia, anxiety and mild depression. For some reason my estrogen plummeted, and I started a new HRT. My estrogen level is at 10! Does it take a month to see some re...
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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.
One thing to consider when showering is the wat(..More)
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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.
Your doctor will probably address (..More)
Emotional Health Articles
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)
Pelvic Floor Health Articles
Although you may have heard of kegels, you may not have felt they were necessary for you unless you have had pelvic floor issues. Kegel exercises can be used to strengthen the pelvic floor, and they can be important following an abdominal surgery such as a hysterectomy. They can also be important (..More)
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Posted by Tara2482 on Mon 03:18 in Pre Hysterectomy
Well, tomorrow is the big day. To say I am calm is an understatement but I work in a hosp...
Posted by Mon2iq on Mon 00:16 in Post Hysterectomy
Hi. I went in for a laparoscopic assisted Davinci hysterectomy due to a 10 cm fibroid and ...
Posted by Xiereynolds on Sun 22:27 in Post Hysterectomy
So I am 8 weeks post op, abdominal hyst. Yesterday was the big night, my hubby and I made...
Posted by dinohyster on Sun 22:07 in Post Hysterectomy
Well, it's officially Monday, and that makes it 6 days post hysterectomy. Things are still...
Posted by Mgdavis on Sun 21:38 in Post Hysterectomy
Had my TAH 3/3/15 and just wondering how long the steri strips stay on. Also I still have ...
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