A 43-year-old member asked:
How is vaginal hysterectomy healing faster?
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Less invasive: An advantage of vaginal hysterectomy is the lack of a large abdominal incision. Without that incision, there is usually less post-operative pain, so patients may return to regular activities more quickly and comfortably.
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Urogynecology 26 years experience
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American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Shorter recovery: A vaginal hysterectomy has only an incision at the top of the vagina. That incision is usually almost completely pain free - whereas an abdominal incision typically requires several weeks to heal to the point of relative painless activity. This allows for quicker easier recovery from the vaginal surgery and the impression of quicker healing.
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Last updated Mar 15, 2019
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