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  • large ovarian cysts and hysterectomy

    I have very large (23 cm) fluid filled ovarian cyst. I am 65, post menopausal. The doctor is cautiously optimistic that I don't have cancer but has recommended a total hysterectomy (all my lady parts and possibly my appendix), as well as biopsies of everything. Have you had this type of mass (I look...

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  • I have abdominal bloating

    I just got my uterus removed due to fibroids and im having pain that is not bearable these are some problems I'm having 1. Itching all over body 2. After itching having rash 3. Pain in veins and nerves not at all controllable 4. Swallowing of stomach Doctor is saying that it is a water infection

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  • 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...

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  • Received date for my operation, I’m so scared.

    I’m going in for a hysterectomy on 7 feb 2018.  I’m 40 years old with multiple fibroids the largest nearly 9cm. My uterus is the size of a 20 week pregnant women. Strangely I can cope with the monthly bleeding and pain. But not with the constant fatigue and tiredness and always taking ghastly iron...

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  • Advice and Support, Please

    To all you wonderful ladies, I need some advice and support.  I just finished 6 months of chemo and was scheduled to have surgery this coming Tuesday.  All during chemo, I was careful to stay home, because I feared infection.   However, three weeks before my surgery, my partner met up...

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  • Strange sensation 9 months post total abdominal hysterectomy

    Does anyone here post-op have a sensation that I can only describe as walking around with a carrier bag attached to my front? It's not painful just a but unnerving and a bit uncomfortable. I do get backache regularly too - and I don't know if it's linked. I still have a fair bit of numbness...

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  • Brain Fog

    Hi Ladies, My hysterectomy was eight weeks ago now and I feel I am doing well.  I also had anterior and posterior repair for prolapse.  Overall, I feel I have missed many side effects of surgical menopause that I feared.  I did have about a three hour surgery and a lot of strong pain...

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  • Frequent urination and urine retention

    I had a cytoreductive surgery with complete removal of uterus, overy, and filopine tube two weeks ago , some part of peritoneum had been removed, anterior resection of rectum and sigmoid colon with anastomosis has been done. Now after two weeks I am recovering fine. But last week they removed catheter...

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  • Anyone had adhesion problems post hysterectomy?

    Waiting to have investigations done as I have been having pain and bowel issues that have not calmed down - now 10 months post op. I did have a full abdominal hysterectomy - and I did have a very large fibroid removed that was compressing my bowel. Needless to say going to the loo is not good - doc suspects...

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  • Laparoscopic hysterectomy booked

    Hi I have date for laparoscopic hysterectomy 19th feb so not long to wait I am hoping that it helps with my pelvic and rectal pain as cervix is pushing into it also have lower back and hip pain...any advice please 

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  • Hysterectomy and hrt

    Back in may 2015 i had full hysterctomy for an ovian cyst i was 39yrs. They told me id have to take hrt which i have since.but i feel like im a different person depression moody irritable cant cope panic attack which i already suffer now at there worst.no motivation.painful joints ect i do have fibromigle.no...

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  • Cystocele repair

    Hi, I had a vaginal hysterectomy and anterior repair carried out last May. Unfortunately the repair failed and I am waiting on a date another repair. Can anyone give advice on recovery period and what to expect please? Will it be similar to last time or as it's just a repair will recovery be quicker?...

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  • 6 weeks post Lapo hysterectomy

    After suffering from fibroids for many years, and undergoing a myomectomy in 2011 and by 2015 I suffered from the same issue and in 2017 it became so severe; I couldn’t leave the house. So, I decide to seek 3 clinical opinions and decide to have a lapo-hysterectomy to remove all my lady parts-except...

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  • Night sweats

    I am 63 years old and had a complete abdominal hysterectomy over 15 years ago, I had no hormone replacement therapy after deciding to go into the menopause and get it over with which was uncomfortable but after about 4 years came through it OK.  However, over the last 3/4 months I have been suffering...

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  • UK waiting times for abdominal hysterectomy

    After trying various options with no success I was added to the waiting list for abdominal hysterectomy on 3rd August, breach date of 6th December. I  rang waiting list at the end of November as I hadn’t heard anything & was told that the hospital was breaching & I would be done at the end...

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  • Prolapse after hysterectomy

    Hi, I had an anterior vaginal repair in September 2016.  Following this I unfortunately had a uterine prolapse and underwent vaginal hysterectomy July 2017.  When I had my 6 week post-op examination, I mentioned that I could again feel a bulge.  On examination I was told I did have a bulge...

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  • Multiple Surgeries on Endometriosis, Then Hysterectomy, Still Pain

    Hi, I am new to this page and am praying for some advice. I am 42 years old with a 15 year old son and 14 year old daughter. At 19 years old I began having issues with endometriosis. In seven surgeries the endometriosis caused my appendix to be strangled, another time it caused a hernia, another time...

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  • 2 weeks post op- Hysterectomy and Rectocele repair- now bleeding

    Hey ladies, First post, I had hoped to just lurk and read encouraging posts during the healing process to ensure me all was normal in the past 2 weeks since I had a hysterectomy (uterus and tubes) and Rectocele repair. Going against my better judgment, I let my husband drive and he hit the breaks abruptly...

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  • Operation cancelled

    Hi and good morning ladies. Has anybody else had their surgery cancelled due to the bed crisis ? My opp for the 19th January got cancelled, second date 16th February has now been cancelled too. I'm apparently urgent and top of list but because it's not life threatening they cant operate. So frustrating...

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  • Hysterectomy @ 37 & terrified

    I Ended up in hospital for 14 days last month and had an my left ovary removed, told two Weeks ago that in actual fact was stage 1 ovarian cancer.   Have been told numerous times how lucky i am ( Lucky is not how I'm feeling 😞 Although I do understand it's meaning  And as precaution...

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  • 8 days post tvh and anterior repair

    Hi ladies Thankyou for all your messages of good wishes. I came home on the 3 rd day after my op and feel pretty good. The worst part orbit was really bad wind pains and swollen tummy. I am very slim so I looked 5 months pregnant. Can anyone tell me if there is a lit of swelling in the vagina at this...

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  • Post Op - Burning, stabbing pain in abdomen

    Hello, I'm only 3 weeks post op from my Oophorectomy - removal of the ovaries & tubes only. At 2 weeks post op, the surgeon felt that I should have been feeling pretty good and soon able to return to work as my short term disability approved 3 weeks recovery. At this point I may as well have...

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  • Shaz

    Hi all thanks for letting me know thattears are all part of it its weird once I start im sobbing b4 I know it xx

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  • Shaz

    Hi all just had hysterectomy Friday there home today cant stop crying dont know if its now menopause im 54 years old feel so emotional xx

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  • Help surgery Monday and petrified.

    Hi ladies I have my vaginal hysterectomy and anterior repair Monday I'm scared to death. I hope I'm not in too much pain as I can only take paracetamol. Any advice from anyone who have travelled this road would be wonderful. Help my worried Mind. Speedy recovery all you brave Ladies x

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  • Spinal Block instead of General for Hysterectomy

    Hi,  Just wondered if anyone had had a spinal block for their hysterectomy rather than a general anaesthetic.  I've been told I can choose and I quite like the idea of not feeling ill while the anaesthetic wears off.  Also I had a bit of a bad reaction to the anaesthetic last time...

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  • Hysterectomy at 44

    I am scheduled to have a hysterectomy in a month.  Can't decide if I should remove ovaries.  I'm age 44 so I have quite a few years left before menapause, but I'm concerned about ovarian cancer as it runs in my family.  The hysterectomy is being performed by my ob.  I...

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  • Vaginal hysterectomy

    Hi ladies Its been a long while since I posted but some of you will remember me when I had my anterior repair done in sprily 2016. I now have alongside my anterior repair I'm needing a hysterectomy due to my cervix saying hi 1 cm from entrance on bearing down. I am due to go into a private hospital...

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  • 7 weeks from a non-invasive hysterectomy

    The details are My Dr is awesome . And my husband has been amazing through this whole thing. However, we are all three getting fed up. I didn't bleed at all after my surgery. Not until the Friday before I went in Monday for my 2 week check-up. And it was ungodly so much blood that I was passing...

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  • 4 weeks post abdominal hysterectomy

    I had a total abdominal hysterectomy on 13 Dec 2017. I still have my ovaries. My recovery has been progressing well. I walk everyday as advised by my physiotherapist. I am not lifting anything heavy, but have started some household chores. I stopped taking pain medication about 2.5 weeks after my operation...

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  • Hysterectomy cancelled 1 week before surgery

    I am so dis heartened at moment. I have endeometreosis and went in for lap full hysterectomy on 18/12/17. When surgeons went in they found it was too risky to carry it out because everything is stuck together and now needs to be done under a specialist team so booked me back in for abdo hysterectomy...

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  • Hysterectomy soon help!!!!

    Hi, I think I posted before in the wrong section , anywoo! I go in on the 19th of January for a hysterectomy and overseas removed etc   And I am feeling a little apprehensive  also in my area operations that are not urgent are getting cancelled I just hope mine goes ahead as do a lot more I...

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  • Full histerectomy or half???

    Morning all, I need some advice and guidance on this... I'm 37 years old and I've been suffering quite a lot with chronic pelvic pain and also something related to my body reaction to hormones... I'm not quite sure at the moment as I can't even remember all what the doctor said! I was...

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