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I had an endometrial ablation (and D & C) this past Tuesday. I wanted a hysterectomy by my gyne convinced me to try this first. I hope it was successful.
I have von Willebrand Disease (clotting issue) and I hemorrhage monthly for about 3 weeks, with about 3 weeks before the next cycle, so cle...
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The thought of dealing with menopause symptoms and the various HRT options can be overwhelming as you face your hysterectomy. At this time, unfortunately, ovarian transplant for hormonal purposes is not available.
While there are some specialists who are doing ovary transplantations, thus far it (..More)
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A hysterectomy is a major surgery that requires a lot of healing time. Sometimes women get impatient and start doing too much too soon, only to tear something or get an infection and set back the entire healing process. To avoid such setbacks, the following activities are off limits until your doct(..More)
The medical term for uterine fibroid is uterine leiomyoma, a type of myoma tumor. They are tumors of the smooth muscle of the uterus and contain muscle tissue. Uterine fibroids are a common diagnosis for women and are almost always benign (non-cancerous). While most fibroids occur in the fundus, o(..More)
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Uterine leiomyoscarcoma (ULMS), a rare type of uterine sarcoma, is an aggressive cancerous tumor with a poor prognosis. Most often, it is not diagnosed until after surgery and pathology. Before that, it can be mistaken as a common uterine fibroid (leiomyoma), which usually has a good prognosis.
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Posted by C S R on Sun 09:43 in Post Hysterectomy
I am six weeks post op as of last Thursday, I wake up feeling off and it lasts all day. I ...
Posted by Theresa027 on Sun 09:19 in Post Hysterectomy
I had a robotic assisted laproscopic hysterectomy February 20th and I have had noth...
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Last night out of no where I started bleeding a lot of bright red blood and small clots. ....
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Hope all my sisters going well with recovery, It been 5 months for my recovery and noticed...
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Tomorrow is my day 💗 I can't believe in 24 hrs I'll be driving to the hospital. I ...
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