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Did you have mixed emotions about your last period before your hysterectomy?


Though having menstrual periods is a normal part of being a woman, at times they can be inconvenient, bothersome, painful, and even downright embarrassing. At times, period issues can be significant enough to require medical intervention and maybe even a hysterectomy.

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How did you manage your last period before your hysterectomy?


You may be experiencing mixed emotions regarding your last menstrual periodbefore your hysterectomy. Though you may have found it a monthly nuisance, it has been a part of you for several years.

As you prepare for your upcoming hysterectomy, there are some tips you can follow to help you manage your last period. These can help you deal with the emotions and physical pain as “Aunt Flo” makes her last visit to your home.

Read more about Do This – Not That: Your Last Period Before Hysterectomy

Did you have period pain before your hysterectomy? What helped alleviate the pain?


The last period before surgery can bring with it extra challenges since many of the typical pain relievers and supplements are not allowed so close to surgery. Many of the HysterSisters share that over-the-counter acetaminophen (Tylenol) products just do not seem to work!

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Were you on your period when your hysterectomy was scheduled?


Being on your period is usually not a problem and rarely is a hysterectomy cancelled because of it. But because there can be a higher risk of infection and blood loss for women on their period, some surgeons do prefer that their patients not be menstruating for surgery. If it were going to be an issue for you, your surgeon likely would have mentioned it when you were scheduling your surgery. However, to be safe and to put your mind at ease, give your doctor’s office a call and explain the situation.

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Did you have mixed emotions about your last period?


Though having menstrual periods is a normal part of being a woman, at times they can be inconvenient, bothersome, painful, and even downright embarrassing. At times, period issues can be significant enough to require medical intervention and maybe even a hysterectomy.

Whether period issues or other gynecologic issues lead you to a hysterectomy, you may find you feel downright giddy about putting monthly periods behind you. On the other hand, you may find that mixed in with the sense of relief you feel a myriad of other emotions as well.

Read more about 4 Thoughts about Your Last Period before Hysterectomy.

How did you prepare for your last period? Did you do anything special?


You may be experiencing mixed emotions regarding your last menstrual periodbefore your hysterectomy. Though you may have found it a monthly nuisance, it has been a part of you for several years.

As you prepare for your upcoming hysterectomy, there are some tips you can follow to help you manage your last period. These can help you deal with the emotions and physical pain as “Aunt Flo” makes her last visit to your home.

Read more about Do This – Not That: Your Last Period Before Hysterectomy.

How did you manage your last period before your hysterectomy?


You may be experiencing mixed emotions regarding your last menstrual periodbefore your hysterectomy. Though you may have found it a monthly nuisance, it has been a part of you for several years.

As you prepare for your upcoming hysterectomy, there are some tips you can follow to help you manage your last period. These can help you deal with the emotions and physical pain as “Aunt Flo” makes her last visit to your home.

Read more about Do This – Not That: Your Last Period Before Hysterectomy.

How did you feel about no longer having periods? Are you looking forward to your last period?


Some women find that they can’t wait to no longer have a period.  Other women find that while periods are inconvenient and sometimes embarrassing, the end of their periods puts them into a different stage of life sometime ahead of when they are emotionally ready.

Whether your feelings about your last period of ones of happiness, sadness or something in between just know that is completely normal!  If you want to chat with women that have experienced their last period, you can do that on our main website in our Forum area.

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