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How Long Is The Recovery From A Robotic Hysterectomy
2 weeks: A total laparoscopic hysterectomy done with the da vinci robot makes for a much easier recovery than a traditional hysterectomy. Usually patients can go home the same day or after an overnight hospital stay. Most can go back to work in 2 weeks unless they have a physically demanding job. No intercourse for 6-8 weeks. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
In general which has a longer recovery time a robotic hysterectomy or a bladder sling WITH a recocele repair with out mesh for the recocele?
Pain: Generally, slings and minimally invasive hysterectomies, such as robotic, result in very little pain post-operatively. Rectocele repairs are variable from person to person but this usually results in more pain than either of the 2 above. Usually, after a couple of weeks, this pain will resolve also but initially, rectocele repair is usually more painful than robotic hysterectomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I expect from a hysterectomy? I am considering having a hysterectomy. What are the repurcussions, recovery terms, and long-term effects?
Depends: Depends on why it is being done and how it is being done. I would discuss more with your doctor because each dr has different post op instructions. It is considered a major surgery. Healing takes about 8 weeks though some may return to work as soon as 2 wks. Without a uterus - no more period. If ovaries removed you will go through menopause. Depending cervix may be left to help with support. ...Read more
Having a robotic hysterectomy what are some non estrogen alternatives for hot flashes also weight gain. Recovery time?
Mother having full hysterectomy soon. What changes can we expect short and long term? How can I assist in a speedy and effective recovery?
Many changes: Seem answers depend on why she is getting a hysterectomy , and whether she is having an abdominal or vaginal hysterectomy, and whether she will have her ovaries removed as well (or if menopausal already or not)abdominal surgery is often more difficult to get over, as is losing the hormones provided by the ovaries.To heal, she needs sleep, early activity, good diet and love and support.Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sacrocolpopexy and supra cervical hysterectomy. I'm 66 years old. What would be the typical course of recovery? I'm told robotic symptoms will last 4-5 hrs
Please call your doc: Your doc can go over all of that with you and the doc should do that before the surgery. ...Read more
I'm scheduled for robotic total hysterectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection for uterine cancer. What;s the recovery time?
Having a robotic hysterectomy what are some non estrogen alternatives for hot flashes also weight gain. history of breast cancer. Recovery time?
How long should it take for external stitches to dissolve after robotic hysterectomy? I still have a few 24 days later.
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