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My doctor called me in to give blood so that they could test my blood type. Because I am anemic, I am at risk for a blood transfusion. This just took my anxiety level up another 10 notches. Of course I am OK with receiving blood, but it adds another level of stress. Did anyone else experience this? ...
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Pillows are an essential part of your recovery. You will need them at the hospital immediately after surgery and throughout your recovery at home. No pillow is without a purpose during this time!
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Predicting outcomes for a hysterectomy is difficult. Doctors do their best to predict based on studies, and HysterSisters do their best to provide helpful information from their own experiences, but the fact of the matter is that everyone recovers differently. No matter what type of hysterectomy you(..More)
Is menopause arthritis slowing you down? Do you feel aching and sore, especially in the morning, and has your quality of life degraded?
Menopause arthritis – it’s the joint pain that shows up around the time of menopause – adds to your list of menopause-related maladies. It’s definitely not wh(..More)
Pain management can be used to manage the pain caused by endometriosis. To be clear, however, it does not eliminate endometriosis. Typically, pain management involves multiple therapies that have been tailored to your symptoms and situation. For the best results, you should work with a pain manageme(..More)
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Posted by Shleemaree on Tue 01:26 in Post Hysterectomy
I'm 4 days post op, I've been experiencing issues with constipation. I hadn't gone since 2...
Posted by Shleemaree on Tue 01:16 in Post Hysterectomy
I had my hysterectomy on January 12th, I had a catheter up until the next morning after my...
Posted by Klynnj on Tue 00:59 in Pre Hysterectomy
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Posted by MLeigh on Mon 23:03 in Pre Hysterectomy
Feeling prepped and ready for my surgery. Thank you all for wonderful support. Will be r...
Posted by BornFree on Mon 22:38 in Post Hysterectomy
I had my hysterectomy on January 6, and the first few days were a breeds compared to the p...
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