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Unread 01-31-2008, 12:09 PM
Life after LAVA

Hi
I had my surgery (LAVA) on the 28 and after 2 nights came home (yesterday). It was very helpful for me to read tips for the pre-op and I thanked logging in just the night before.
Most of the women who share their experiences had TAH TVH. Is anyone who had LAVA have any tips?? I basically had 2 small incisions on the side and one just under my belly button.
I still struggle with bloating and not being able to pass gas it acts like a bubble in a closed room bouncing all over.
I am not so sure what is the extent of recovery (my head is ready to be at work one nim and back in the hospital the other...) what I should do or not (Dr. was vague for my lifestyle)
My body didn't read the instructions on the percocet
So I am more restless and even though I am in bad. I am still on the go. I know hat I need to rest and was told to sleep. (easy for them to say).
Thanks for your feedback.
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Unread 01-31-2008, 01:52 PM
Life after LAVA

You need to rest, rest some more and then rest again. Take the next few weeks to yourself and allow yourself to stop. I was back to work in two weeks and really wish I had not done that.
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