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Unread 09-27-2007, 08:09 AM
Post Op Appt

I had my post op appt yesterday, it's been three weeks today since I had my TAH and I feel pretty good!!! The doc did an internal and told me everything is healed...She released me for anything I felt up for doing... including the hanky panky . I was very surprised because I am still very tired by the end of the day, and I still have a kind of crampy feeling if I'm on my feet too long. I am glad that the inside stitches have healed . The only thing she is checking for is anemia and a UTI [i will find out today about those tests]. Does three week post op sound too early for sex??? the internal did not hurt at all!!! She said to try when I felt ready and maybe I should be on top the first time.TMI??? Sorry about that!!! She also said I could take a plane trip next week to visit my parents, I guess taking care of myself the 3 weeks after surgery is paying off!!! I hope everyone has a great day today and I think I will go make those plane reservations!!!!!

Debbie
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Unread 09-27-2007, 11:49 AM
Post Op Appt

congrats on the great appt and feeling so well
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Unread 09-27-2007, 02:50 PM
Post Op Appt

Glad to hear your appointment went so well! That is awesome! I am trying to be patient to heal but I feel pretty darn good as well!

Can't answer "the question" for you since I'm a week behind you - I'm sure someone will be able to help with that.

So, you get released and are leaving to see your parents? (LOL) just kidding!

Make sure you don't do too much - keep resting!
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Unread 09-27-2007, 03:00 PM
Post Op Appt

I was feeling good after 3 weeks, but there's no way I could have started doing anything "normal"!

It seems strange when so many others are not released until 6 weeks - the internal stitches take a lot longer to heal than the external ones.

I would take it VERY easy if I were you. I'm considered to have healed very well, but I still wasn't "released" until 6 weeks.
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Unread 09-28-2007, 12:57 PM
Post Op Appt

My doctor released me for ALL activities at my 4 week check, and doesn't need to see me for 3 months, to check how I'm doing with HRT. I waited to resume intimacy with DH at the 6 week mark just to be safe, and I didn't try to do anything strenuous, like lifting over 10 lbs till 8 week mark. I went through so much with this surgery, it just wasn't worth hurting myself over. Please take care of yourself and allow as much time as YOU need to get well.

daisy
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