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Unread 08-03-2014, 04:46 PM
TAH scheduled 8/22...wondering about recovery

Hello,

I just finished up 6 weeks of chemo, internal and external radiation after being diagnosed with Stage 2b cervical cancer 4/16/14. I have a TAH scheduled for 8/22 and I am curious about recovery time, the worst symptoms people felt after surgery and the incision! I know it will be a horizontal incision.
I have never had an abnormal pap smear and this was only diagnosed because I bled for almost 1 month straight, so the last 4 months have been a whirlwind!
Thank you all
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Unread 08-03-2014, 04:46 PM
Welcome!

Welcome to HysterSisters!

Your hysterectomy date is coming up and you will probably want to find support for your pre-op questions.

The Preparing for Hysterectomy - Pre-Op" forum can be found by visiting Pre-Op Forum.

Visit the Pre-Op page for information, articles, resources and the latest "Preparing for Hysterectomy discussions!

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Unread 08-04-2014, 05:40 AM
Re: TAH scheduled 8/22...wondering about recovery



We’re very glad you’ve joined!

Princess Ruby has linked our Pre-Op Page above, which is packed with information and articles that address all commonly asked questions, and also the Pre-Op Hysterectomy Support Forum where you’ll find all the other ladies awaiting surgery. Please feel free to start a new thread there (just as you did here) so your sisters can share their experiences. You may also wish to check out your surgery category in Our Hysterectomy Stories forum, too.

For support related to your diagnosis, however, please don't hesitate to visit our GYN Cancer Concerns Forum where you’ll have the best chance of input from those with the most knowledge and personal experience.

We’re sending best wishes and positive thoughts!

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