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I'm scheduled for a vaginal hysterectomy on Dec. 1st and I'm worried about how this will affect my body. I've been reading a lot of posts by women who have totally lost their sex drive and/or ability to orgasm. I've been married for 28 years and have a wonderful, active sex life with my husband and ...
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Women who have had a hysterectomy are often surprised to learn that their friends, relatives, co-workers and acquaintances may hold a misconception about the serious nature of a hysterectomy. While certain other surgeries, such as heart bypass surgery and organ transplants, are usually viewed by th(..More)
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Most medical professionals recommend avoiding alcohol for at least 24 hours prior to surgery. Due to recent research, some physicians suggest minimizing alcohol consumption in the weeks leading up to surgery. In fact, one study says that giving up alcohol starting 3–8 weeks before surgery will(..More)
Uterine fibroids, or leiomyomas, are abnormal growths or tumors of the uterine muscle which are common in women of childbearing age. Although they are generally benign and asymptomatic, in some cases fibroids may cause a variety of symptoms or be a type of cancer.
When talking to your doctor about(..More)
The topic of hormones can be a confusing and controversial one. Medical professionals as well as those with personal experience or knowledge of hormone therapy disagree about the risks and benefits of hormone therapy making it difficult to know if and when using hormones is right for you. In addit(..More)
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Posted by LoriLiz on Sat 06:30 in Post Hysterectomy
Hubby and I have been married almost 25 years and had a great sex life. We resumed 9 week...
Posted by sarahcairns on Fri 23:45 in Post Hysterectomy
I am 5 weeks post op for TAH ... have been feeling good... the hot flushes have been r...
Posted by maddiekisses on Fri 23:14 in Pre Hysterectomy
I am seeing a lot about how difficult it is to lose weight after a hysterectomy or how wom...
Posted by quaddingqueen on Fri 22:28 in Pre Hysterectomy
surgery is fast approaching. Nov 21st. I'm 35. I have bladder prolapse- cystocele and prol...
Posted by Ema rose on Fri 22:22 in Post Hysterectomy
I had my TAH on the 22nd October & was doing great until I started with sev...
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