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When after hysterectomy did you notice the hormones change?

When after hysterectomy did you notice the hormones change?

Depend.: If hysterectomy only ( removal of uterus only ), there may be no change in harmones. But hysterectomy with removal of both ovaries will result in harmone change almost immediate. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more


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After a total abdominal hysterectomy, when will menapause start?

After a total abdominal hysterectomy, when will menapause start?

Not changed: The timing of menopause is not effected by hysterectomy as long as the ovaries are not removed. ...Read more

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Discharged in 5 days after hysterectomy when can I eat normal?

Discharged in 5 days after hysterectomy when can I eat normal?

Ask your surgeon: Hysterectomies can be done in different ways via laparascopy, vaginal or abdominal approaches or even with the davinci robot. If there was adhesions or a bowel injury your doctor may want a low residue diet. Please call and ask your surgeon's office. ...Read more

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When can I resume normal lifting after a laparoscip appendictomy?

When can I resume normal lifting after a laparoscip appendictomy?

Soon: I tell my patients light lift after a week and after two weeks slowly increase to pre surgery levels as long s pain is not present. ...Read more

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When can I snowbard after vaginal childbirth?

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No clear cut rule: See how you feel. Many doctors don't advise exercise programs until 6 weeks postpartum, but if you are feeling well earlier, there is no clear cut reason why you shouldn't go out and enjoy yourself. ...Read more

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After a total abdominal hysterectomy, when will the symptoms of menopause start?

After a total abdominal hysterectomy, when will the symptoms of menopause start?

Depends: If they removed your ovaries or not, i assume they did. But a total abdominal hysterectomy means removal of the uterus and cervix. If they also remove your ovaries that is called total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo- oophorectomy. If both ovaries were removed most patients usually get hot flashes within a few days but could possible be longer and the severity can vary per person. ...Read more

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When does you period normalise after a myomectomy?

When does you period normalise after a myomectomy?

Varies: Your period is likely to be different after a myomectomy simply because the fibroids that were affecting things are now gone. Hopefully the flow will be lighter and less painful. It may take one or two cycles to establish the new norm. ...Read more

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How long after total hysterectomy did you notice the hormones change?

How long after total hysterectomy did you notice the hormones change?

Depends: Technically, the term 'total hysterectomy' refers to removing the uterus and cervix only. However, if a woman has also had her tubes and ovaries removed, 'bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy', she could notice a change almost immediately if she is premenopausal, or not at all if she is menopausal. ...Read more

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When can I resume sex after fibroid removal surgery & c-section?

When can I resume sex after fibroid removal surgery & c-section?

6 weeks is safe: Your gyn surgeon would be the person to ask, but the generally accepted standard is about 6 weeks. Most people wait for a post op exam to get clearance from the doctor just to be safe. ...Read more

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Ibs when I was in early 20's. Seemed to resolve after pregnancy. Has returned years later after long period of emotional stress and weight gain. Why?

Ibs when I was in early 20's. Seemed to resolve after pregnancy. Has returned years later after long period of emotional stress and weight gain. Why?

Stress Effects IBS: Simply put, there are many things that can effect IBS, but one the major players is stress. Sometimes though it might not be IBS, but lactose intolerance or a bacterial imbalance in the large intestine. If the latter is the case probiotics may help. If the former is the case take all dairy out of your diet and see if it helps. ...Read more

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8 weeks post op hysterectomy everything but ovaries. Breasts swell and hurt ALL THE TIME. Not just with ovulation. Normal? Permanent? Why??!

8 weeks post op hysterectomy everything but ovaries. Breasts swell and hurt ALL THE TIME. Not just with ovulation. Normal? Permanent? Why??!

Contact your surgeon: Even though your ovaries are still present, the amount of circulating hormone may be disproportionate with estrogen only being secreted. This happens when ovulation is not ongoing and able to produce progesterone to balance the "equation" resulting in breast swelling. Contact your GYN surgeon and find out what is going on in your case. ...Read more

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After a vaginal laser ablation when will the spotting stop?

After a vaginal laser ablation when will the spotting stop?

Soon: If you're asking about one of the CO2 lasers like MonaLisa Touch, this usually stops after about a week and the bleeding should never be heavy fro this procedure. ...Read more

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When can I have an orgasm after a laparascopic supracervical hysterectomy?

When can I have an orgasm after a laparascopic supracervical hysterectomy?

Depends.: Orgasm without vaginal penetration is ok to have as soon as you are feeling better. With supracervical hysterectomy, the vagina is intact, so as long as patient is feeling good, could have sex/orgasm as early as 2 weeks postop. ...Read more

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How long after having a hysterectomy will you notice the hormones change?

How long after having a hysterectomy will you notice the hormones change?

Varies: It is key to understand that hormone changes do not occur after removal of the uterus but rather after removal of the ovaries. If you still have your ovaries then you should not experience any hormonal changes. After removal of the ovaries menopause symptoms can occur almost immediately or not at all. For some the symptoms are severe enough to take estrogen replacement therapy. ...Read more

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