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Unread 01-08-2012, 02:52 PM
I'm getting more nervous!

just when I was ready to accept and wrap my mind arounf having my surgery, I talked to a woman today that had her surgery in October and bled for 10 weeks and had immediate hot flashes even though they didn't remover her ovaries! I thought if you didn't have your ovaries removed, you wouldn't have hot flashes! Now I just don't know. she say she was moody and tearful too! if I want all that drama, I'll just keep these **** periods! what to do !
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Unread 01-08-2012, 03:24 PM
Re: I'm getting more nervous!

I had a TAH but kept my ovaries, over a year and a half ago. I have not had one hot flash or crying spell. If anything I am cold all the time where as pre-surgery I was always too hot. I did not bleed at all after surgery. You have to remember that everyone is different. We will all have very different recoveries and you have to decide if what ever lies ahead of you is better then what you are dealing with now that brought you to wanting this surgery in the first place. I would do it all again without any hesitation and I didn't have a perfect recovery. I had an extra 2 days in the hospital because I was violently ill after the surgery. It took a full year until I was back to my 100% old self. I found that my energy level took its time returning, but have read where some ladies felt great after 6 weeks! It all depends on your body and how it recovers. Every time I pack my suitcase for an outing I thank god I don't have to fill half of it with tampons, pads and pills for pain. Best of luck to you! Do what YOU feel is best for you and don't go by what others have dealt with!
Unread 01-08-2012, 04:04 PM
Re: I'm getting more nervous!

Originally Posted by barbied1964
if I want all that drama, I'll just keep these **** periods! what to do !
If you truly feel that way, then perhaps it is not time for you to have the surgery. Everyone is different, and there is no way to predict whether or not you'll have an outcome like the woman's that you just talked with. It is definitely possible. It's also possible you will get lucky and your ovaries will continue to work just fine for years to come.

I notice you are having an SAH, which means you are keeping your cervix. That means that if your ovaries continue to work, there is also a likelihood that you may continue to have what we call "mini periods" monthly. If this would be a deal breaker for you, then again, perhaps you are not ready for surgery yet.

Talk with your DR about why you *need* to have a hysterectomy and what his/her plan is if you end up with mini-periods or non-working ovaries afterwards. Then you can decide whether the risks of a not-so-great outcome are outweighed by the benefits of the surgery or not.

Good luck with whatever you decide to do.


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