swollen from under boobs look look pregnant 5 weeks post op vaginal hysterectomy and repairs x2

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has anyone else got these problems .I aslo have pain in right lower abdomen I think I have strained something doing pelvic flooe exercises

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    I also had a vaginal hysterectomy, I looked pregnant for about a year afterwards 😨 and at 62 it caused a lot of funny looks I can tell you, the infamous swelly belly can last for months I'm afraid.

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    Hi Louise.

    I was the same from 5 weeks. The doc couldn't believe it when she seen how big I was. I'm almost 2 years post surg and it lasted about 12-16 months. But then I have excess weight from not exercising.

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      many thanks for your reply Im reassured that its not just me!

      I find it strange that noone could seem to tell me what causes it and when I mentioned it to a medical person they didnt seem to have an answer.

      I thought that it must be uncommon!

      Did your surgeon explain what causes it?

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