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What could cause a persistant headache following a partial hysterectomy?

What could cause a persistant headache following a partial hysterectomy?

Anemia: That may be the main cause. However, if the procedure was done with a spinal or if you received spinal duramorh for pain control you may have a spinal headache. This well respond to caffeine or you may need a blood patch. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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10 weeks post hysterectomy. Kept ovaries, but having hot flashes, weight gain and headaches. Is this normal for recovery?

10 weeks post hysterectomy. Kept ovaries, but having hot flashes, weight gain and headaches. Is this normal for recovery?

Probably normal: Recovery from surgery can include many symptoms, and different individuals have different symptoms. Weight gain is not at all unusual following hysterectomy. If your symptoms are very uncomfortable you should see your doctor. Otherwise, try to relax and allow your mind and body to recover. If the symptoms continue or get worse, you should be evaluated by a healthcare provider. ...Read more

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A week after an abdominal hysterectomy, is it common if a patient has bad headaches and other effects?

A week after an abdominal hysterectomy, is it common if a patient has bad headaches and other effects?

No: A week postop you should really be feeling better, not great but better. You should discuss this with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Is it common that a patient has bad headaches and other affects a week after an abdominal hysterectomy?

Is it common that a patient has bad headaches and other affects a week after an abdominal hysterectomy?

Yes: An abdominal hysterectomy is a major operation. Headache would not be uncommon. I'm guessing your physician prescribed you some Ibuprofen for pain, you can try that for headache as well. Sometimes the pain pills your md might have prescribed, like vicodin or Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) can cause headache. Make sure to drink a lot, as dehydration #1 cause of headaches. See your md if concerns do not improve. ...Read more

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I had an hysterectomy and dnc done Jan 22nd. I had my period the week before. Im experiencing cramping without bleeding for 12 hours and headaches. ?

I had an hysterectomy and dnc done Jan 22nd. I had my period the week before. Im experiencing cramping without bleeding for 12 hours and headaches. ?

Symptoms: Assuming you mean hysteroscopy and D&C. It sounds like you are having some PMS symptoms. the lining of your uterus may have been thinned out enough that it might take a couple months for periods to resume ...Read more

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Is painful 3.6cm ov cyst bad 4 32yo after part hysterectomy 4/24/15 Spotting,nausea,headache,pressure,no appetite,full,freq.urinate,pain left&right ab

Is painful 3.6cm ov cyst bad 4 32yo after part hysterectomy 4/24/15 Spotting,nausea,headache,pressure,no appetite,full,freq.urinate,pain left&right ab

Could be: Ovarian cysts that are painful may require treatment but most resolve spontaneously. Pain may be from stretching of the tissue or internal bleeding in the cyst. During hysterectomy, part of the blood supply to the ovary is clamped off which can lead to ovarian functional changes making women more susceptible to ovarian cysts. A follow up ultrasound should help decide if the cyst is resolving. ...Read more

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Stomach hurts nausea headaches dizzyness and some chest pains what could it be had a hysterectomy fell on my stomach a few days after wards it had 12/?

Stomach hurts nausea headaches dizzyness and some chest pains what could it be had a hysterectomy fell on my stomach a few days after wards it had 12/?

Reflux issues.: Reflux esophagitis is a condition that causes symptoms like chest discomfort, nausea and can also be causing headache. Hysterectomy and falling on the stomach can have a correlation and needs a good examination of the stomach. If the stoch examination reveals no problems then most likely it is reflux issues. See your doctor as soon as possible and good luck. ...Read more

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Hi i had hysterectomy 5wks ago and have now got a really bad pain/burning sensation in my left bum cheek, medication does nothing and have heaadache?

Hi i had hysterectomy  5wks ago and have now got a really bad pain/burning sensation in my left bum cheek,  medication does nothing and have heaadache?

Visit ur OB/gyn: I recommend making an appointment with your ob/gyn to better determine the cause of your pain and address it in an appropriate manner. Wishing you the very best. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

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