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It is normal to not feel well in the days following a hysterectomy. A hysterectomy, no matter how it is done, is a major surgery that causes some trauma to your body. However, you shouldn’t feel completely unwell after the initial first few days, and you should start to feel better each and (..More)
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Many women who are facing a hysterectomy have similar fears and concerns. These can involve questions about recovery, intimacy, and the surgery itself.
Whether you are anticipating your surgery and simply wanting to know how to prepare for it, or whether you are a bit worried about how you will fe(..More)
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Everyone loses bone mass as they get older, but women can also lose bone mass when estrogen levels drop as a result of hormonal issues or menopause. Periods of time with low hormone levels, such as when using medications to stop hormone production, can cause a loss of bone mass, too. Whether you e(..More)
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While undergoing chemotherapy for gynecologic cancer, you can be especially vulnerable to sickness and infection. During treatment, your immune system will not be as strong, so it is important that you do all you can to avoid sickness and stay as healthy as possible. As many germs and illnesses ca(..More)
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Posted by Lmariecassidy on Thu 18:02 in Post Hysterectomy
First, a huge thank you for all of the amazing support and information on thi...
Posted by Emgreen on Thu 17:39 in Post Hysterectomy
I'm post op 9 days now, recovery has gone really good! Not a lot of pain have been taking ...
Posted by Livwest1 on Thu 17:12 in Post Hysterectomy
When does the gas let up? I feel like I'm going to explode. Surgery was yesterday. How do ...
Posted by echitt on Thu 16:23 in Pre Hysterectomy
I'm scheduled to have my hysterctomy on 9/18 for adenomyosis and stage 3 end...
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Hello. Wed 26 Aug I had my pre-op appt at the hospital, and blood work and ECG are all go...
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