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Unread 04-30-2002, 05:09 PM
long hair question

Thanks for all of the great ideas

I have these great no snag pony tail holders that are the coloured elastics just withougt the metal ring around them. I swear by them.

Don't remember who asked about the metal and why it would make a difference but here is what I know...

With any metal there is a potential for spark. In such an oxygen rich environment that could prove to be a bad thing. Also, there is the slim chance that it could come undone and find it's way somewhere unfortunate.

As for the interjection about ideas for short hair, when I had my c-sections my hair was short. I packed a small spray bottle with no rinse shampoo in it. Once I was feeling up to it I had someone help me give myself a spruce up. I have also seen people wear a bandana tied in the traditional triangle to keep hair under control.

Hope that helps.
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Unread 04-30-2002, 07:57 PM
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Hi, as far as the shower goes, they came in and got me the very next morning, well, about noon. To help me take a shower. And I had a TAH with both ovaries removed and a bladder suspension. I didnt stay in there very long, I was a little dizzy and I stood back so my hair wouldnt get to wet. They like to get you on your feet soon. As far as the metal in the hair band goes. They told me they used a laser rod to cauterize and that if you had any metal on you it would burn you. They took all my jewelry off and my sister came in and said she has a toe ring and an ankle bracelet on. I laughed and called her a big mouth. The nurse said, "Oh honey you better be glad she said something and then she told me about the laser rod they use. It's to control bleeding and also used for something else but I cant remember now what she said. Good luck to all of you with upcoming surgery's. You'll be a princess soon!!! 's and blessings in Christ, Mikki Jo
Unread 04-30-2002, 10:55 PM
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Hi - like Mikki Jo, I was up and taking a shower in the early afternoon the day after my surgery. The nurse helped me get into the shower (they had a stool I could sit on, which was very nice and made it easier to wash my legs). When I was done, she came back with a big warm towel and wrapped me in it - it was WONDERFUL! I do have short hair, but I washed it. When I got back to my room, I used the hair drier I'd brought to dry my hair. No problems :-).

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Unread 05-01-2002, 05:14 PM
long hair question

helloooooch i also have long hair. when i went in for my hesteroscopy and d&c i put my hair in two braids--so i did not have one running down the middle of my head during surgery. that could really give you a headache. my doctor thought i looked real cute-- but, my hair was not tangled. i plan on taking a headband , 2 barettes,2hair ties--just in case---comfort.. good luck. janice72
Unread 05-01-2002, 05:35 PM
long hair question


if nothing else you'll win "best accessories in post op"

Thanks for the idea
Unread 05-02-2002, 09:35 AM
long hair question


just wanted to let you know that one of my friends made a great suggestion that should work for hair of all lengths (post op). She suggested using one of those Turbi Twist towels to keep hair up and out of the way. Not only will it keep hair from getting tangled and mussed up, but you will look like a movie star from days done by (I'm ready for my closeup).
Unread 05-02-2002, 09:56 AM
Great Suggestion!

That's a great suggestion! There's no reason why the recently crowned shouldn't be fashion conscious!
Unread 05-02-2002, 09:58 AM
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match it to your robe and you have an outfit


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