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Post hysterectomy pain?? Need alternatives to Narcotics

From Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)

Hi ladies! I’m writing again. I had my surgery on 9/15 And am 26 y/o (kept ovaries, took everything else out). Fortunately, I have had a BM (yay!) here’s my problem: I was taking ibuprofen and none of the narcotics I was prescribed for pain and managing well (with lots of heat and ice and walking). Yesterday, I had to go to the ER with an allergic reaction to aspirin so no longer will be able to take ibuprofen. My pain is much worse now and Tylenol in combination with heat/ice/walking is not helping. Wondering if anyone has any pain tips?? I don’t want to have to rely on narcotics for a variety of reasons, one of them being getting backed up and a family history of addiction.

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By Seabutterfly1
I was going to say CBD really helps some people. The gas pains are the worst. I am praying for...

By Sineash73
I had my hysterectomy 8 months ago. The gas pain was what bothered me the most. I never took any of...

By christinemo1
When I had my procedure done a little over a yr ago, my Dr told me to use Miralax to prevent...

By GlendaTheGood
Hi CookieCrum, I am 44 and had my surgery 8/19. I had LAVH and kept only the ovaries as well. If...

By Fabi_
So sorry to hear about your pain and allergic reaction -- that's terrible! I was in the same boat...

By Oglikr
I use CBD Oil since I can’t take synthetic drugs.

By Nanjam
I had the same surgery a couple years ago and while I had very little incision pain, my gas pain...

By Wmbq1229
Hi prior to my surgery I took a homeopathic remedy called Arnica. Also took it post op. It really...

By dawn2443055
I could not take ibuprofen since I had to start taking my blood thinners again . I had a pain ball...

By Kayboogie
I’m sorry to hear that you’re back in the hospital. I had my hysterectomy three years ago at the...

By Reluctant trave
I had my hysterectomy done 10 months ago, kept both ovaries. I managed the pain with Tylenol and...

By mjnsn1999
Hi, Lemongrass tea is good for gas and relaxing. Feel better soon.

By Tiger_Eye
:hello2: It makes perfect sense to me! My uterus was the size of a 22 week pregnancy, and I could...

By cookiecrum
Great idea, thank you! The pain is deep- definitely some of the gas pain in my shoulders. I don’t...

By GPMS
Check with your doctor if you can take supplements such as turmeric/cumin, it is a natural anti...

By dressedupinblue
ask your dr what dosage you can safely take...there is prescription strength tylenol. i hope you...

By cookiecrum
Hi ladies! I’m writing again. I had my surgery on 9/15 And am 26 y/o (kept ovaries, took...

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