HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support and Information
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support Tutorial

Go Back   Hysterectomy HysterSisters > Hysterectomy Support Posts > Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)

HysterSisters answers for your Hysterectomy Questions With free registration, you can ask and answer questions in our HYSTERECTOMY forum community, get free booklets, access Hysterectomy Checkpoints and more. You are not alone. The HysterSisters are here for you. Join us today!

Reply

sore throat AFTER surgery sore throat AFTER surgery

Thread Tools
  #1  
Unread 05-02-2003, 11:28 AM
sore throat AFTER surgery

I came home on Wednesday afternoon! I had a rough time with the anesthesia- which the Doctor was well prepared for and did a wonderful job with. It's just me, I guess.

Anyway, I have a sore throat that is beat red in the middle. I take motrin for the tummy pain (too sensitive to other pain meds) and it helps my throat until I eat anything with salt or the motrin is wearing off!

Anyone else experience this?
  #2  
Unread 05-02-2003, 11:50 AM
sore throat AFTER surgery

Welcome home!

Yes, I also had a sore throat for a while. It's from the breathing tube and oxygen which can really dry out your throat.

A few days later, I had terrible coughing fits in the middle of the night from the drainage. OUCH! DH was great about giving me sips of water and cough drops. After a few days of sleeping on two pillows, it went away. Chamomile tea really felt good during the day.

If you don't see improvements in a few days, call your DR and ask for some relief.

Good luck, princess!
  #3  
Unread 05-02-2003, 12:54 PM
sore throat AFTER surgery

My throat was sore and irrated too from the tube. I had a terrible time with it as the coughing it caused was painful. I called the doctor and he recommended a cough syrup for me. I used that with a lot of success. It helped the cough and the dryness in my throat. Call you doctor and see which kind is recommended for you. (It could vary a lot due to your health and the types of medication you're on).
I hope it settles down soon.
Take care!
Reply

HysterSisters Free Hysterectomy Booklet
What 250,000 Women Know About Hysterectomy with 50 pages of information, helpful tips and hints as you prepare and recover from hysterectomy through an organized timeline.




Thread Tools

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
From This Forum From Other Forums
8 Replies, Last Reply 08-08-2010, Started By katherineC
4 Replies, Last Reply 11-29-2009, Started By luvmycop1992
4 Replies, Last Reply 06-05-2009, Started By created4apurpos
6 Replies, Last Reply 10-15-2008, Started By Dragonfly371
14 Replies, Last Reply 10-09-2007, Started By ScrapperJen
2 Replies, Last Reply 08-07-2007, Started By missdsney1
10 Replies, Last Reply 08-02-2007, Started By Lola_Bunny
2 Replies, Last Reply 11-10-2005, Started By prettynpink32
1 Reply, Last Reply 10-23-2002, Started By bsylve
1 Reply, Last Reply 05-14-2002, Started By busychk
11 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
2 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
6 Replies, Separate Surgeries
2 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
6 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
5 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
2 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
2 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
1 Reply, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
9 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)


Hysterectomy News

September 23,2014

CURRENT NEWS

5 Reasons Not To Have A Hysterectomy
Over 500,000 hysterectomies are performed each year in the United States and there are many women who could benefit from ... News Archive

TODAY'S EVENTS

Calendar - Hysterectomies - Birthdays


I am a HysterSister

HYSTERECTOMY STORIES

Featured Story - All Stories - Share Yours

FOLLOW US


Your Hysterectomy Date


CUSTOMIZE Your Browsing  


Advertisement


Featured Videos

Dr. Mollie Cartwright answers questions about emotional...

Dr. Mini answers question: Will sex be different follow...

Dr. Mini answers questions for patients about intimacy ...

Dr. Joseph Valenti answers questions from recent hyster...

HysterSisters App Store Android app on Google Play


Advertisement