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The simple answer is yes, it's normal. Many women express their frustration with inexplicable mood swings after their hysterectomy. As for the cause of such mood swings, there are several different possibilities.
First of all, the combination of medication, anesthesia, a lack of sleep, and other(..More)
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What is HIPAA?
HIPAA is the acronym for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. This act protects several of your rights as a patient:
The right to a copy of your medical records (in most cases within 30 days)
The right to request a correction of any wrong, missing, or i(..More)
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After a hysterectomy, it seems you discover one new symptom after another. Some you expected – like fatigue, discomfort, and bowel issues – but others were unexpected. For instance, no one told you that you’d pass air through your vagina or feel air bubbles while urinating.
In most cases, vagin(..More)
There are several treatment options for endometriosis, but to date there really is not a definite permanent solution though excision of the implants can offer the most optimal results.
The key for successfully treating endometriosis is the skillful recognition and excision of the existing implant(..More)
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Posted by CharityW on Sat 18:43 in Post Hysterectomy
Today is day 5 post op. I had everything removed except my ovaries. No bleeding at all an...
Posted by JustJen70 on Sat 17:49 in Post Hysterectomy
:new: Hi there,
I'm three and a half weeks post op from my TAH, kept both ovaries. I ha...
Posted by juzalu03 on Sat 17:32 in Post Hysterectomy
Ok, just for fun! What are you doing to celebrate your hysterectomy??
Lol, I've bought...
Posted by WumpyPPancakes on Sat 17:04 in Post Hysterectomy
I had my surgery Tuesday, December 6th, and I've done extremely well (I am ...
Posted by Chreff on Sat 15:45 in Post Hysterectomy
I'm day 5 of healing from a TAH. My incision looks good. I still feel comfortable having t...
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