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Unread 03-14-2007, 12:21 AM
another newbie with question...

Hi Ladies,
I am so happy to have found this site. I am sched. for a TVH April 4 due to Adenomyosis. I am trying to get my head around all of the things that I will need to prepare myself and my home for this. The pre- op lists help! I wonder about the belly band...Is something like this helpful if I am getting a vaginal hyst.? DO I need something like this? Thanks,
Jennifer
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Unread 03-14-2007, 12:27 AM
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Hi there paddymc,
I had a TVH and did not need the belly band at all. The surgery was quick and I had little to no pain from it. I even lost 15 pounds afterwards. You will have lifting restrictions and other types like the rest of the surgeries due to internal stitches. You will need things like gasx for all the gas build up, thats really the only thing that bothered me after. I drank warm tea and that helped alot. I wish you luck and I hope this helps you some.
Take care.
Kim
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Unread 03-14-2007, 06:33 AM
another newbie with question...

I don't think you need a belly band if you
have a TVH (Anyway ask your doc).
But I warmly suggest it to anyone who's
having a TAH. It was a HUGE help to me.

Good luck!
Marili
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Unread 03-14-2007, 07:23 AM
another newbie with question...

I also had a TVH...didn't need a belly band but I would suggest a small travel size pillow to hold against you tummy when you cough, sneeze, or if you have small children or pets that like to crawl on you. I have a 4 year old that loves to sit on my lap and with the pillow there, she was able to. Didn't have much pain at all. I, too, would suggest the gas-x, peppermint tea was a lifesaver for me when the gas-x didn't work.

Wendy
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