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My Dr said only change would be I can't get pregnant and won't have a period. Boy was he wrong! I wasn't told about the changes that would or could occur but as I read these threads I know I'm not alone.
The swelly belly is the big given new thing. For me its also hormonal changes and the changes...
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The rule for this varies from patient to patient. In general, alcohol should be avoided for at least the first 48 hours after your hysterectomy. From there, it can depend on a variety of factors. Some HysterSisters have been allowed alcohol at one week post-op, others have had to wait several weeks.(..More)
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Every anesthesia choice has its own pros and cons, and every woman has her own particular situation surrounding her hysterectomy that will affect her options. There is no “one size fits all.” Instead, anesthesia decisions are made on a case-by-case basis to accommodate the unique circums(..More)
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When the muscles and tissues supporting the bladder weaken or stretch, the bladder may fall from its normal position. This can cause it to press against the vaginal wall and even protrude into the vagina. A prolapsed bladder is known as a cystocele. There are several risks factors for a prolapsed(..More)
With the internet, magazines, and books at your fingertips, you can easily be inundated with information. But how do you know which sources are accurate and which ones are a figment of the author’s imagination? Using the “Trust It or Trash It” tool created by the Access to Credib(..More)
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Posted by Sharlock68 on Sat 00:22 in Post Hysterectomy
Hi I am day 4 post op and have a sharp twinge on the left side, more when I move or for ex...
Posted by UncleverSN on Fri 22:50 in Post Hysterectomy
I'm just feeling like I'm pregnant and dealing with morning sickness! Only that's obviousl...
Posted by Melw25 on Fri 21:21 in Post Hysterectomy
I'm nervous to fly after 4wks of recovery. Anyone travel before 6wks?
Posted by Melw25 on Fri 21:17 in Post Hysterectomy
Had a partial vaginal.. 3wks
I have had some bleeding and suddenly had major cramping. ...
Posted by lorijohnon on Fri 21:11 in Post Hysterectomy
I had my surgery on July 22,2014, my surgery took 3hrs and I had a rough night that night ...
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