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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.
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Hysterectomy Recovery Articles
Expected recovery time following a hysterectomy can vary widely depending on the surgery type, your diagnosis, and other factors. Generally speaking, the more invasive the surgery, the longer the recovery can be; however, each woman will heal at her own rate.
The following time frames are only ge(..More)
Preparing for Hysterectomy Articles
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)
Pelvic Floor Health Articles
When the pelvic floor weakens and stretches, the uterus can prolapse into the vagina. The severity of the prolapse and associated symptoms can dictate treatment options. In some cases, you may not need any treatment, but for more severe symptoms some type of surgery may be required.
Breast Health Articles
According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), breast cancer is the second most common cancer for American women, and about 12%, or 1 in 8, women will develop breast cancer sometime during their life. For 2014, they predict about 232,670 new cases of invasive breast and 62,570 new cases of non-inv(..More)
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Posted by jen6559 on Mon 21:33 in Post Hysterectomy
I am 2 weeks out after having a abdominal hysterectomy and today I am found a broken stitc...
Posted by swilcox on Mon 20:50 in Pre Hysterectomy
I have had endometriosis for 31 years. had 4 laparoscopies, 3 miscarriages. I have fibroi...
Posted by hbundy82 on Mon 20:02 in Post Hysterectomy
I'm one week PO today and I am an emotional wreck!! It's hard enough to recov...
Posted by smoochez on Mon 19:01 in Pre Hysterectomy
My uterus is the size of a basketball and my surgery is scheduled for September 16th and I...
Posted by jdolphins68 on Mon 18:58 in Post Hysterectomy
I'm not feeling so well. I have been good till now, and now I have a fever about 99.5 to ...
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