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Swelly belly smaller than pre-TAH belly? Swelly belly smaller than pre-TAH belly?

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Unread 09-01-2005, 05:43 PM
Swelly belly smaller than pre-TAH belly?

I know that this is hard to believe but my swelly belly is actually smaller than my pre-TAH belly. I know the Dr said that my uterus was enlarged to the size of a 4 month pregnancy thanks to extreme adenomyosis, but wow! I bought 2 size larger granny panties that are too big and my old ones fit okay, even a little loose, if you can believe it. Can't wait to see how I look when the swelling goes down since I am 10 days post-op. Anyone else have this? Only problem I'm having is I'm extremely tired and sleep up to 16 hours a day. Pain meds pretty much handle any pain I have.
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Unread 09-01-2005, 06:01 PM
Swelly belly smaller than pre-TAH belly?

Hi RagdollLady,
I love that name, I still have swelly belly in the evenings and my belly when swollen is smaller than it was before TAH. I have gone down 2 dress sizes and I am thinking if this is how it is swollen I too am looking forward to seeing it not swollen. Like some of my friends here are saying "that is a good problem isn't it?" I hope your recovery goes smoothly and save up money for some new cloths(ha ha)
Debbie
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Unread 09-01-2005, 06:19 PM
Swelly belly smaller than pre-TAH belly?

My post surgery tummy was huge - like a 7 month pregnancy and I'm a little skinny thing. Of course the size of my uterus was no where near the size of others here so it was quite a shock to me. The swelling has pretty well gone down now at 3 months. Now if I could just get rid of my little pot belly.
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Unread 09-01-2005, 06:54 PM
Swelly belly smaller than pre-TAH belly?

RagDoll Lady and Debbie, I am so glad to hear that it is possible that the post-op belly, even with swelly bellyt, can be smaller than it was pre-op. My surgery is Sept. 13 and my belly is huge, I guess from the fibroids -- I just have not been able to imagine it bigger than it already is once swelly belly sets in.

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Unread 09-01-2005, 08:02 PM
Swelly belly smaller than pre-TAH belly?

I've noticed that my belly seems smaller, too! I've always had a fat belly, but it doesn't look as bad now! At my pre-op, I told my doctor that he could do a little "tummy tuck" as long as he was in there, but he just laughed and said, "do you think you're the first patient to ask me that?"!!!!! I haven't tried on any of my clothes yet, and I'm 10 days post-op. I've lost a few pounds, how about you? Optomisitic
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Unread 09-02-2005, 07:25 PM
Swelly belly smaller than pre-TAH belly?

I went down 2 dress sizes and it was reallt funny, the other day I was talking to a friend and I put my hand on my stomach like I use to and it was closer to my body. So yes I think you can be your name sake. I haven't even gotten rid of the swelly belly yet!
Debbie
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