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You should tell your doctor immediately about all medications, vitamins, and supplements you have been taking, even ones you consider to be natural. Several of them can cause life threatening issues when taken prior to hysterectomy surgery.
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Hysterectomy Recovery Articles
Since your recovery requires you to take a break from your normal routine, it provides a great time to touch base with friends, old and new. As the Girl Scout song goes, “Make new friends but keep the old, one is sliver and the other is gold.”
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Singin' in the rain
Yes, you can sing in the rain. Even when it feels like dark clouds are hovering over your head during menopause, it’s possible to have a spring in your step and a smile o(..More)
GYN Cancer Articles Articles
A radical hysterectomy is most often performed in the case of a gynecological cancer, usually cervical or vaginal cancer. The surgeon will remove the uterus, cervix, and the inch or two of the vagina that is closest to the cervix. Often, lymph nodes in the pelvis, surrounding tissues, the parametr(..More)
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Posted by JeannineMaranch on Mon 21:00 in Post Hysterectomy
I am 19 days post surgery. At around 14 days post op I started getting some bleeding ( not...
Posted by Janglin on Mon 20:30 in Post Hysterectomy
I am one week post-op and tonight I noticed a stitch (maybe two) in the toilet after peein...
Posted by UniqueLaugh on Mon 20:18 in Post Hysterectomy
My 2 week appointment is Wednesday, what should I expect?
Posted by Meggy27 on Mon 20:14 in Pre Hysterectomy
Adenomyosis which takes me out one week a month. I'm 43, have three beautiful children we ...
Posted by Racheljoy on Mon 19:03 in Post Hysterectomy
Had my hysterectomy 2 weeks ago. Worst choice ever!! The surgery went good and pain wasn't...
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