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Unread 11-06-2007, 07:29 AM
Surgical Menopause

Hi Ladies-
Just trying to get an idea of how long it took for people to feel like themselves after surgical menopause. I am 3 months out and definitely not there yet!
Thanks
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Unread 11-06-2007, 06:24 PM
Surgical Menopause

I am just over a year and feel better than ever...It took a long time to get there. .about 4 months before I was feeling "normal" but you will get there...just hang in there!
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Unread 11-07-2007, 08:30 AM
Surgical Menopause

I am 6 weeks out and am feeling great. I guess I must be abnormal!! My hormones have adjusted perfectly and I think even my dr was impressed! Am I just strange or what??
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Unread 11-07-2007, 09:05 AM
Surgical Menopause

24 hrs. afterward
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Unread 11-07-2007, 09:10 AM
Surgical Menopause

Hi guys just passing through and found you. What is surgical menopause????? That's defiantly one I missed reading about...I think. Maybe a grazed it. I made 6 weeks on Monday. I'll be seeing my gyn this Friday so I like to har what you guys know so i can ask my questions.
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Unread 11-07-2007, 12:44 PM
Surgical Menopause

fld,
Surgical menopause is when one has the ovaries removed. When the ovaries are removed you are put into instant menopause!
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Unread 11-07-2007, 01:42 PM
Surgical Menopause

O.K., thanks so much!
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Unread 11-07-2007, 03:05 PM
Surgical Menopause

I'm 8 weeks out and still getting some mild hotflashes. Mostly at night...so you mean there is a light at the end of the tunnel??
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Unread 11-07-2007, 03:10 PM
Surgical Menopause

I've just reached 6 months and finally feel wonderful (assuming I remember to take my meds!)
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Unread 11-07-2007, 03:11 PM
Surgical Menopause

So far it's not at all what I expected 4 weeks after. No HRT for me either. I get warm flashes 5 - 7 times a day. . .they last for 2 - 5 minutes and are mildly uncomfortable unless I'm busy in which case I barely notice them. I get hot at night anyway so I don't even notice them really.

I don't sleep well and the most annoying thing so far. . .horrible dryness and flakiness on my forehead! I've never had this before. I'm contemplating seeing a dermatologist.

If the dryness and flakiness are the worst, well I'm a happy lady!
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