new here too! | Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy) | HysterSisters
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support and Information
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support Tutorial

Go Back   Hysterectomy HysterSisters > Hysterectomy Support Posts > Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)

With free registration, you can ask and answer questions in our HYSTERECTOMY forum community, get our FREE BOOKLET, access Hysterectomy Checkpoints and more.

You are not alone. The HysterSisters are here for you. Join us today!
join HysterSisters for hysterectomy resources and support

new here too! new here too!

Thread Tools
Unread 04-09-2002, 12:09 PM
new here too!

I'm a 33 year old mom of 3. I'm scheduled for a TVH on June 13. I have an abnormally thick endometrium which causes very heavy periods with large clots. I also have bladder damage which is going to be repaired as well. I'm both glad and scared. My dr. said today that I could possibly go home as early as the next day but could stay longer if I felt I needed it. He is planning on leaving my ovaries but will take them if he gets in and feels they'd be better off out. I'm glad I found this board. It looks like it is filled with lots of information.

Sponsored Links
Unread 04-09-2002, 12:31 PM
Hi Pam

I am 36 years old with 3 kids and having a TVH with bladder repairs also. My surgery is May 1st.
When I was told of my problem I started surfing the net right away.
This is the "best" site I have found. I come here every day. It is comforting to know you are not alone.
I have also gone to chat----you should try it.
My doc told me 2-3 day stay and home with a foley cath--due to the bladder repair.
Make sure you set up a good support team when you come home.I have the first 2 weeks totally covered. I am going to make sure I follow directions--do not want to end up back in.
Best wishes and take care
Unread 04-09-2002, 02:44 PM
new here too!

I am having my LAVH/BSO on April 16th...this has been the best support system I have ever seen...any question you ask someone will try and answer..or if you just need to vent, they all will listen! I too have a thick endometrium...I had an endomtrial biopsy that did not show fibroids, and a laporoscopy that did not show endo, but a very enlarged and boggy uterus. That with the heavy bleeding, large clots, stabbing pains, ect...they feel I have adenomyosis...has your doc discussed that possiblity? I have read many post of woman that say keeping your healthy ovaries is smart...I am sure it doc wants to take mine, which kind of scarred me at first, I am only 31! But I did the lupron for 6 months and got total relief from my pain and bleeding, so he feels that is the only way to guarentee me a pain free I am dealing with that and doing all the research I can on HRT! Best of luck to you on your surgery!
Sponsored Links
Unread 04-09-2002, 08:40 PM
I'm new too

I am really nerver about this. You here so many different stories it really scares you. I'm having a lavh tahbso, if I'm saying it right. I don't no what to expect. What things will I need befor and after. My mother -law will be here to help with the kid 3

Our Free Booklet
What 350,000 Women Know About Hysterectomy: Information, helpful hints as you prepare and recover from hysterectomy.
Answers to your questions

Thread Tools

Forum Jump


Hysterectomy News

October 18,2017


HysterSisters Takes On Partner To Manage Continued Growth And Longevity
I have news that is wonderful and exciting! This week’s migration wasn’t a typical migration - from one set ... News Archive


Calendar - Hysterectomies - Birthdays

Request Information

I am a HysterSister


Featured Story - All Stories - Share Yours


Your Hysterectomy Date

CUSTOMIZE Your Browsing  

$vbulletin->featuredvideos is not an array!