Help!! Is this normal?

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I am 5 weeks post-op for cystocele retocele and hysterectomy surgery. Surgery went well but I have had 2 UTI'so and still have pain in my bladder area. My lower back in the spine area hurts so bad I can hardly move. I can't decide if any of this is normal or if I have something else going on. Any suggestions would be be helpful.

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    It's early days, I'm 6mths post a&p repair and I had a couple of UTI at the beginning, I was sore for at least 10 weeks, are you resting lots as if you do too much it does give you bad backache, I didn't even venture outside until week 10 I just had tiny strolls around the garden, xx

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    It's early days, I'm 6mths post a&p repair and I had a couple of UTI at the beginning, I was sore for at least 10 weeks, are you resting lots as if you do too much it does give you bad backache, I didn't even venture outside until week 10 I just had tiny strolls around the garden, xx

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    Hi .....I know how you feel!   I had the same op 6 weeks ago and today had a lot of abdominal aches and inside too.....made me miserable to say the least especially as although I expected pain but thought  it would be less than today.  I took a stronger painkiller too.    There's no UTI (I have my own urine sticks as I suffered so much with UTI's before my op).   It's a long healing process and we must take things very slowly, even when's we feel better.  I am personally looking at 3 months to feel at least a lot less pain! 

    If you aren't sure perhaps have a UTI check up.   However I think this pain seems to come on now and again and perhaps it is the stitches tightening up I don't know, or we've just slightly overdone things.   Hope you feel better soon.

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      Thanks!! Glad to know it's not just me although sorry to hear you aren't feeling well either. Just kind of disappointing. Thought the worst would be over by now. Haven't felt this bad for several weeks. Feel better!

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      I don't think us ladies are given enough information about this surgery, thank god for this forum, I honestly thought it was going to be like when I had my hysterectomy 15yrs ago it was no way close to that ,keep smiling ladies healing hugs x

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    I've had back pains and was on 2 panadols and 2 nurofens twice daily for 5 week

    But then again had 3 procedures done

    Try to walk around to house to strengthen your legs and back muscles

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    I've had back pains and was on 2 panadols and 2 nurofens twice daily for 5 week

    But then again had 3 procedures done

    Try to walk around to house to strengthen your legs and back muscles

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      I onky had cystocele and rectocele done and viaginal walls repair

      I think it is normall to still feel a bit sore , it is a major surgery and in the area which is very delicate and constantly used to go to toilet!

      As long as there to infection anywhere

      And stitches felt like barbwire shoved insides😨

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