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How long before the bloating and swelling goes down after hysterectomy?

How long before the bloating and swelling goes down after hysterectomy?

It depends: It depends on the manner of surgical hysterectomy, whether there was a post-operative infection, and the healing properties of your unique body. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more

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How long before all the bloating and swelling goes down after a total hysterectomy?

How long before all the bloating and swelling goes down after a total hysterectomy?

Varies: This varies from person to person and depends on the type of hysterectomy. For some it is a few days. For others it may last a few weeks. ...Read more

Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Treating Gas & Bloating (Checklist)

Stay away from foods you're allergic to
Once
Try simethicone to relieve symptoms
Once
Drink less sodas, carbonated beverages
Daily
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How long after hysterectomy (w/fibroids and left ovary) can abdominal pain and bloating realistically last, even if intermittently?

Depends: Usually people are over acute side effects of abdominal surgery by 3-5 weeks. There can be many reasons for those symptoms. Probably best to visit primary doctor and see if other testing is needed. ...Read more

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Treating Gas & Bloating (Checklist)

Keep a food diary for triggers
once
Avoid splenda, sorbitol, prune juice, gummy or jelly candies
once
Take simethicone or Beano as needed
once
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Treating Gas & Bloating (Checklist)

Eliminate dairy foods
daily
Eliminate gluten
daily
Drink water
6x day
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Total hysterectomy 1 year ago. I have been on estrogen .075 patches for a year. Lately I have been tired and bloating. Could I need higher dose?

Total hysterectomy  1 year ago. I have been on estrogen .075 patches for a year. Lately I have been tired and bloating. Could I need higher dose?

Most likely: Most likely yes either you need higher dose or different delivery mechanism either way you need to discuss it with your doctor and talk about the pros and cons of hormone replacement therapy thank you for using health tap and good luck ...Read more

Dr. Scott Shapiro
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Abdominal Bloating (Definition)

Abdominal bloating is a symptom in which a person feels his tummy has a lot of water or air in it. Bloating also causes one to feel nauseas and ...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

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