Nervous about hysterectomy 1/28 to remove Essure | HysterSisters
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support and Information
Advertising Info HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support Tutorial

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


HysterSisters.com is a massive online community with over 475,000 members and over 5 million posts.

Our community is filled with women who have been through the Hysterectomy experience providing both advice and support from our active members and moderators.

HysterSisters.com is located at 111 Peter St, Toronto, Canada, M5V2H1 and is part of the VerticalScope network of websites.

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
Reply

Nervous about hysterectomy 1/28 to remove Essure Nervous about hysterectomy 1/28 to remove Essure

Thread Tools
  #1  
Unread 01-21-2021, 07:18 PM
Nervous about hysterectomy 1/28 to remove Essure

Hello,

I am 48 and having a Hysterectomy to remove my Essure implants. I have had them since 2008 and they are made of nickel, which I am allergic to. I've suffered with pain, cramping, and bloating for more than 10 years. I've been involved in a class action lawsuit against Bayer for years and it finally settled, so I can have my implants removed. Unfortunately, they have to remove both my uterus and my tubes. I'm not happy, I'm in total denial and I'm super honkerblonked off at my ex-husband because he was too afraid to get a vasectomy back then, so my doctor convinced me that Essure was the right way to go for birth control.
Just needed to vent...and try to find out what I will need on hand before surgery, I've heard that gas is the worst part of the recovery.
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Unread 01-22-2021, 05:07 AM
Nervous about hysterectomy 1/28 to remove Essure

and
In sorry I cant speak to everything else you've gone through, but perhaps I can help with your concerns about the gas. My top picks for items to have on hand for that include a good pair of walking shoes, peppermint tea, fennel or coriander seeds, and Gas-X. Constipation can cause gas to become trapped in your colon, so in addition to the above, I'd like to recommend a few items to get things moving; that includes an easy-open water bottle, frozen blueberries, whole grain cereal like oatmeal or All Bran, magnesium-rich dark chocolate and pumpkin seeds, ground flaxseeds, a psyllium based product like Metamucil, and a Squatty Potty or small footstool to elevate your feet while you're on the throne, which can help by properly aligning your rectum so the poop can pass through more smoothly. Other suggested items to have on hand include a freezer and pantry filled with easy to prepare meals and snacks, a recovery spot arranged with pillows and blankets, loose fitting clothes, extension cords for plugging in your electronics, and a grabber for picking up small objects off the floor. Best wishes for moving forward from what happened, and for a successful surgery and a smooth recovery!
  #3  
Unread 01-22-2021, 06:28 AM
Nervous about hysterectomy 1/28 to remove Essure

Thank you so much!!! I really appreciate you taking the time to respond with such excellent recommendations...I’ll be going shopping this weekend and will be using your list to shop from!
Reply

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




Thread Tools

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
From This Forum From Other Forums
2 Replies, Last Reply 09-21-2018, Started By Jennrose
1 Reply, Last Reply 02-21-2017, Started By JJ_777
5 Replies, Last Reply 09-14-2016, Started By Lisalulu2
15 Replies, Last Reply 07-21-2015, Started By kglady
2 Replies, Last Reply 11-21-2014, Started By Nicmarie75
2 Replies, Last Reply 10-22-2012, Started By janadover
2 Replies, Last Reply 07-02-2010, Started By Anmar
2 Replies, Last Reply 07-03-2003, Started By Looking4Answers
8 Replies, Last Reply 06-14-2003, Started By sonflower
13 Replies, Last Reply 06-07-2003, Started By Michee
4 Replies, Last Reply 03-22-2002, Started By Dancindebz
3 Replies, Last Reply 01-09-2002, Started By Carolyn J.
19 Replies, Last Reply 03-27-2001, Started By Dusky
4 Replies, Hysterectomy Options and Alternatives
0 Reply, Hysterectomy Options and Alternatives
1 Reply, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)
3 Replies, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)
1 Reply, Hysterectomy Options and Alternatives
1 Reply, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)
14 Replies, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)



Advertisement

Hysterectomy News

March 9,2021

CURRENT NEWS

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

TODAY'S EVENTS

Calendar - Hysterectomies - Birthdays


Request Information


I am a HysterSister

HYSTERECTOMY STORIES

Featured Story - All Stories - Share Yours

FOLLOW US


Your Hysterectomy Date


CUSTOMIZE Your Browsing  


$vbulletin->featuredvideos is not an array!
Advertisement


Advertisement