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  • JennLew 2

    Pain

    I've been having lower abdomen pain on my right side.. when I get up from sitting and sometimes even while just walking. It's a sharp almost stabbing pain. I had hysterectomy 9 weeks ago. Is this normal?

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  • tracey2369 2

    4 weeks post op and stomach swelling

    Hi I am 4 weeks after a abdominal hysterectomy (still got ovaries).  I thought I had been recovering well with no pain and no complications until now.  I have started to experience stabbing(stinging) pains around my incision and my stomach swells by the end of the day.  I am not lifting but walking around...

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  • phoebewhite 5

    UTI's after hysterectomy

    Is anyone out there in post hysterectomy land suffering from recurrent UTI's since having your hysterectomy? this is something I never suffered from before but is happening now, just wondered if it is another thing us ladies have to put up with that we arent warned about beforehand.  Thanks. Phoebe

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  • Creedes 3

    Four Months

    Hi everyone, I wanted to post how I have been doing and share... Anyway it's been little over 4 months since my procedure. I had my cervix, fallopian tubes, and uterus removed. I forced myself to walk less than 24 hours after surgery because the Dr. explained to me the quicker I walk my recovery will...

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  • lisa25007 2

    3 wks after Total Hysterectomy old style - abdominal

    Well not to mention how ugly stomach looks due to muffin top above scar which I did NOT have before surgery.  The part I am having hard time with is I cannot stop going to the bathroom to pee.  Every 15-30 minutes I have to go and sometimes as soon as I go and sit back down, I have to go again.  Is this...

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  • karen47058 3

    6 months full abdominal hysterectomy

    Hi everyone not been on here a while! Does anyone have experience of pain 6 months after op! I've had a full abdominal hysterectomy, I'm getting bad menopausal symptoms but tight painful aches in my stomach, I'm still shattered :-( but I do have a stressful job which doesn't help

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  • angeb777 2

    How long does the pain last after total vaginal hysterectomy

    I'm 4 weeks out from total vaginal hysterectomy with anterior and posterior repair (bowel and bladder prolapse due to fibroid). I have constant pain in my left labium and the area between the vaginal opening and rectum. Also, when I walk more than a short distance, the pain radiates down into my left...

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  • Karmaway 4

    Dizziness after partial hysterectomy....

    Hi ladies, I'm 4 weeks post op and feeling pretty great but I'm getting dizzy from getting up ....has anyone else had this? I'm going to get my blood pressure done tomorrow when seeing the nurse for bloods for my thyroid.....thinking could be related to the GA?

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  • geraldine81414 2

    Pain in abdomine from Adhesion after Hysterectomy

    Hi I had a complete abdominal Hysterectomy in Jan 16 all was good up until about 8 weeks ago I started having a really bad pain in what I can only describe as my colon (large) it felt like soething was either in it or on  it and was worse with walking I was very constipated and could not even pass gas...

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  • nina95738 2

    Hysterectomy. Endometriosis

    Hello im 42. I had my first surgery of ovarian cyst & fibroid almost 16 years ago then dr removed my 1 ovary & diagnosed endometriosis. After suffering many years of pain i undergo life threatening critical condition. A panel of doctors did my hysterectomy. They removed my uterus accept my right ovary....

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  • phoebewhite 5

    Anyone else's tummy changed shape?

    Forgive me if I have touched on this subject before, I can't remember if I have or not. I had my total hysterectomy (LAVH & BSO) 2 and a half years ago now, I have been having terrible problems with weight gain (am working hard to lose it) but has anyone else (similar time post op)  noticed that their...

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  • Karmaway 4

    Bleeding after partial Hysterectomy....

    Hi ladies, has anyone else experienced a small bleed after their partial hyst? I had my uterus removed and everything else left. I didn't bleed at all from the op but have nod on the day of my period had a very small bleed. Just a few spots! I emailed my consultant and she said this was normal and just...

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  • kristen 1978 1

    total abdominal hysterectomy

    I had a total abdominal hysterectomy 8.5 weeks ago and tried to go back to work but the pain is getting worse now and not better. I'm going to see my surgeon this week and ask for another 4 weeks off. Anyone else have similar problems? I work long hours 12 at a time and am on my feet doing heavy lifting...

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  • Karmaway 4

    Bleeding after partial Hysterectomy....

    Hi ladies, has anyone else experienced a small bleed after their partial hyst? I had my uterus removed and everything else left. I didn't bleed at all from the op but have nod on the day of my period had a very small bleed. Just a few spots! I emailed my consultant and she said this was normal and just...

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  • Glennie68 5

    Post hysterectomy numbness

    I am now into my 5th week of recovery - and doing OK. I had a large abdominal cut (bikini line) - and I know they will have cut some nerve tissue when they opened me up - but I have no feeling from just below my belly button to where I was cut for the whole length of the inscision. Does this feeling...

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  • e15416 1

    Colpocleisis (Closure of the Vagina)

    Hello My mother has opted for a Colpocleisis instead of a hysterectomy to fix her prolapse because of the simplicity of the procedure and quick recovery time. She's 60 years old and has had two previous major surgeries (her lung and large intestine). She recently told me that she would not be able to...

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  • cris1180 2

    Hysterectomy after cervix removal

    Hi! I'm 36 and was dignosed with cervical cancer in early stage. I had my cervix removed 2 weeks ago. Unfortunately, the doctor said that the womb has to be removed as well for safety reasons. He also said that he would perform an abdominal hysterectomy because laparoscopic intervention is not possible...

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  • angeb777 2

    Pain from vaginal hysterectomy with anterior and posterior repair.

    I am wondering what pain is normal. I am 11 days out from vaginal hysterectomy with anterior and posterior repair. I have had constant pain in the three areas: urethra and bladder neck (the water balloon on the end of the catheter was brutally painful), the left peri-anal area, and my left hip flexor...

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  • Karmaway 4

    Hysterectomy

    Hi ladies! Can anyone recommend an app for tracking hormones rather than periods as obvs I'm not going to have any any more! I have a period app and guess I could just enter the info there somehow, say just put a period in even though I don't have one? What does everyone else do? Thanks x

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  • sarahc75 2

    Hysterectomy due to large ovarian cyst

    I'm 41, never had children and am now facing a hysterectomy! Following months of pain, I was finally diagnosed with a large ovarian cyst and now require a full hysterectomy. Safe to say I am terrified. My pre-op is on 21st April and surgery on 27th. Can anyone offer any advice? Thank you x

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  • Glennie68 5

    Painkillers post abdominal hysterectomy?

    I am now into my 3rd week post total abdominal hysterectomy with ovary removal. I stopped taking the really strong painkillers about a week ago - and thought I was done needing to take anything. Found now I am getting very uncomfortable at the end of the day - my scar gets very twingey, I get swelly...

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  • Ashrose85 2

    Can a hysterectomy help my severe cystitis

    I've been having severe bladder issues aside the endometriosis. I've had several bladder detentions done for cystitis and 3 laps for endometriosis. Now my bladder is so painful and I have trouble peeing or have intense pain. I have been told the endo may be growing around or near my bladder. Has a hysterectomy...

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  • christine079 1

    7 weeks after hysterecomy

    I had a abdominal hysterecomy. This is my 7th week after surgery. I feel better and came back to work on Tuesday but my hips and my stomach(from the top of my belly button down) is still swollen and sensitive. I had a c section cut. I'm just trying to see how long the swollen will last. I can't fir into...

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  • Karmaway 4

    Laparospic Partial Hysterectomy....advice!

    To all you ladies who are terrified or unsure about having a laparospic hysterectomy as I was! Please find some help in me saying it's the best decision I made! Everyone is different of course and everyone needs to make their own decision. Although I am only 1 week post op I can feel the benefit of having...

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  • lyn82834 2

    Post laparoscopic hysterectomy

    I've just had a total hysterectomy - uterus, ovaries, tubes and cervix. I'm feeling great.  My gynaecologist has agreed to my continuing Estrofem.  I'm wondering what changes there will be to my body after withdrawal of progestogen.  I'm 66 and have been on HRT since 50.  Had endometrial thickeing which...

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  • Esmay 3

    TAHBSO

    Hi, I'm 49 yrs old and on 7th April I'm due "The works." I have two fibroids one about 8cm the other not far behind and have suffered with painful, heavy, prolonged periods for who knows how long. One problem I have is I'm not sure I want or need my ovaries removed. The consultant said they'd take them...

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  • Karmaway 4

    I am ill and due to have a partial hysterectomy on Wednesday! Ugh!

    So I've been waiting for over a year to get a sub total hysterectomy! Finally I have a date and now I go and get ill!! I've had a stinking cold and fever all last week plus had a uti which is now clear. I still had a slight temperature yesterday when at out of ours Drs. Has this happened to anyone else?...

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  • Glennie68 5

    Hysterectomy soon - consultant changed?

    Well I finally got to see my admission paperwork today for op on 21st April - after a chat to PALS - God knows what happened to the postal copy- I had the letter e-mailed to me. 1 thing stands out like a sore thumb - I now appear to have a totally different consultant doing my op. Has this happened to...

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  • spina86 1

    having hysterectomy in september but in pain

    hi, ​my name is cassie and i have endometriosis, i am scheduled for surgery september 11 2017. the past few weeks i have been getting really sick. here are my symptoms: ​currently on cycle but severely heavy dibilitating cramping diarrhea weakness nausea/vomiting ​cant eat but starving dizziness extreme...

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  • Bellelouise 2

    Infection/Fluid collection

    Am in my 5th week post op tah and have been having pain and discomfort on right side. Thought it was me maybe id overdone it but went to gp yesterday and its either an infection behind scar or fluid collection. Am on antibiotics as first try, so giving them 48 hours but dont think they working. So looking...

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  • reece92026 2

    Multiply large fibroids and lots of small ones

    As I deal with all the pains and problems of the many fibroids I have, I am realizing they could be to blame for a number of things. I have had severe pain in my belly button that is so painful I can not let my pants touch it. When I sit down the pressure on it is so intense I have to lean backward....

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