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.
So I have my hysterectomy scheduled for June 9th and I am a nervous wreck. I only recently in November had major surgery having my thyroid removed. I am 33yrs old and have had pelvic pain that's been getting worse for a few years now. I had an ablation about 3 years ago because the bleeding was so b...
A little worry is healthy when you are facing the decision to have a hysterectomy—it is definitely a serious decision. After all, a hysterectomy is a major surgery, and there is no way to predict exactly how your body will respond. HysterSisters report a variety of post-op outcomes—good(..More)
Many HysterSisters report still feeling fatigued during their first year following their hysterectomy. This may be related to the surgery, but it may also be symptoms of other health issues.
If you have had menopause symptoms like hot flashes or sleep disturbance, it may be a hormone problem. You(..More)
A laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgery that allows your surgeon to look inside your abdominal and pelvic region. The surgery can be used for both diagnostic and treatment purposes.
Your laparoscopy will be done in a surgical facility under anesthesia. Depending on what all your surgeon pla(..More)
Uterine cancer is cancer that occurs in any part of the uterus except the cervix. The most common type of uterine cancer begins in the endometrium, but uterine cancer can also begin in the muscular layer and connective tissues of the uterus.
Endometrial cancer, the most common type of uterine ca(..More)