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From Endometriosis Support
I'm just wondering how I can know if the endo has returned. It's been one year and one day since my total hysterectomy during which severe endo was discovered.
For years before my hyst, when I'd roll over in bed, a sharp burning pain in my abdomen would last for minutes. It was crippling.
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Many doctors attribute post-op numbness to nerves being stretched, cut, or repositioned during the hysterectomy. It can take up to a year for the nerves to repair themselves, if at all. Some ladies regain feeling quite quickly, but many find that some degree of numbness remains permanently.
Preparing for Hysterectomy Articles
While it is understandable that abdominal hysterectomies and C-sections are often compared, they are not as similar as one might think. They involve the same organ and a similar incision, but that is where the similarities end. A C-section leaves the uterus intact, while a hysterectomy removes it, (..More)
Whether you are experiencing natural or surgical menopause, you could find yourself dealing with a myriad of symptoms which can affect you from the top of your head to the bottom of your feet. Depending on the severity and extent of your symptoms, you can find yourself feeling overwhelmed, miserabl(..More)
Treatment Alternatives Articles
Endometriosis can be treated using a wide variety of symptoms depending on your symptoms, overall health, age, fertility concerns, skill of the surgeon, and more. As the intensity of symptoms caused by endometriosis varies from woman to woman, not all treatments work as effectively for all women.
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Posted by ninelvs13 on Wed 19:25 in Post Hysterectomy
My surgery was Oct.17, I spent 1 day in the hospital. I am extremely dizzy and nauseous. I...
Posted by Ontario_Jenny on Wed 18:51 in Pre Hysterectomy
I just had my last meal...wings! Hope that doesn't come back and haunt me in the morning. ...
Posted by joy313 on Wed 18:51 in Post Hysterectomy
Hello Sisters. I had my hysterectomy on 10/16. Outside of the initial pain after surgery...
Posted by Ladyt99 on Wed 17:54 in Post Hysterectomy
I was doing well with the pain and then started lifting and bending more than...
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