Low malignancy Potential - Page 2 | HysterSisters
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support and Information
Advertising Info HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support Tutorial

Go Back   Hysterectomy HysterSisters > Hysterectomy Special Needs > Cancer Concerns - GYN


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

Low malignancy Potential Low malignancy Potential

Thread Tools
  #11  
Unread 12-17-2000, 08:09 AM
Low malignancy Potential

  Quote:
Originally posted by maggiew
Aint that the truth. I was beginning to worry about the fatigue until I found this message board, and no longer worry that I am healing slowly. Pain disappeared by the end of week 3 and I assumed that I would start feeling normal with the end of pain.

Now I am just upset with the oncologist for not even giving me and my ob/gyn a clue as to what kind of testing should be done with those 3 pelvic exams a year he said I should have for the rest of my life! I will not be allowed to skip any of them, my doc and his office manager/wife are my husband and my best friends, and I can gauranted that they will stay on top of it if I don't. Since I no longer have a cervix, Doc said that I will only need a pap smear once a year, but a pelvic at the suggested intervals.

He also wants to do follow up ca125 tests, but is not sure how often these should be done, and I want the ultrasounds to ease my mind. We were all shocked and frightened by the one that found the ovarian tumors (yes, the doc was scared, and badgered me about not telling him of symptoms, of which there were none. Yes, I felt bloating, and changes in BMs, as well as bladder changes (heavy stress incontinence after periods, which worsened over time) but having irritable bowel syndrome I just assumed that this was because of that, seemed to fall in line with those symptoms!

I do know that I am frightened about a recurrance, and want to have any and all necessary tests, I just don't know what those tests should be. I talked to a woman I found on an australian OVCA board, and she said she haas the ca125 as well as ultrasound every 4 months since her hysterectomy and diagnosis.

I will do whatever it takes to be healthy for however long God decides to allow me my health.

Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
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
1 Reply, Last Reply 10-27-2009, Started By violinstephanie
0 Reply, Started By mehappy
8 Replies, Last Reply 01-13-2009, Started By Teary
2 Replies, Last Reply 11-02-2008, Started By catsrgreat
2 Replies, Last Reply 10-22-2008, Started By curlygurl
1 Reply, Last Reply 07-24-2007, Started By angelportal
10 Replies, Last Reply 08-05-2006, Started By jennybo
28 Replies, Last Reply 07-13-2006, Started By basketnut
5 Replies, Last Reply 03-03-2006, Started By bearing point
9 Replies, Last Reply 01-15-2006, Started By peash
1 Reply, Last Reply 12-17-2005, Started By 39 daisies
3 Replies, Last Reply 04-15-2003, Started By harryson
3 Replies, Last Reply 09-18-2002, Started By Dorothy G
14 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
7 Replies, Breast Health
1 Reply, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
1 Reply, Hysterectomy Options and Alternatives
2 Replies, Hysterectomy Options and Alternatives
3 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
1 Reply, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)



Advertisement

Hysterectomy News

July 23,2021

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