from GYN Diagnosis to Treatment to Surgery Recovery
Hysterectomy support from HysterSisters - diagnosis to surgery through recovery and beyond. Covering: pre-op, post-op, gynecologic treatment options, surgical procedures, fibroids, endometriosis, menopause, hormonal issues, pelvic floor, GYN cancer, oophorectomy, sexual dysfunction, and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after hysterectomy - the surgical removal of the uterus.
It's been two months since surgery, I'm experiencing cramps like I did before I had my surgery, as if I'm having menstrual cramps. I've been told these are phantom pains. Does anyone know how long these will last. They are horrible I feel just like I did before surgery... HELP!!!...
Spinal or epidural anesthesia does not put you to sleep per se, but your state of consciousness during surgery will depend on what sedation the anesthetist gives you. You could be wide awake, awake but relaxed, in a light sleep, or in a deep sleep.
If you will be awake but relaxed, known as mini(..More)
Although you have reached the point in your hysterectomy recovery where you have been released to return to work, it may take some adjusting before you are able to fully handle your prior work schedule. You’ve been through a lot and your body is going to require an adjustment period.
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A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus, otherwise known as the womb. Thankfully, a hysterectomy is rarely an emergency surgery, so women usually have time to learn about their options and choices before going into the operating room. The more you know about your choices, the better d(..More)
Though you may be aware you have a pelvic floor, you may not realize exactly what it does or what makes up your pelvic floor. You also may not realize how health, lifestyle, activities, and circumstances affect your pelvic floor, or how important it is to have a healthy pelvic floor.
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