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Doctor insights on: Is It Normal To Have Night Seats After A Partail Hysterctomy

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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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I had a partial hysterectomy in 2007. Past week I've been having bad hot flashes and night sweats. Wat is going on? Is this normal.

I had a partial hysterectomy in 2007. Past week I've been having bad hot flashes and night sweats. Wat is going on? Is this normal.

It is strange: If these symptoms persist, you should go see your gynecologist to check your hormones to find out if something else is going on. ...Read more

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Is it normal when thay do blater tuck / hysterectomy to poke a hole in your blater?

Is it normal when thay do blater tuck / hysterectomy to poke a hole in your blater?

No: That is not a normal way of doing things. Please ask for clarification from your surgeon regarding what was done and why. ...Read more

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I had a full hysterectomy 6 weeks ago. How much can I now pick up? Am I back to normal in my exercises?

I had a full hysterectomy 6 weeks ago. How much can I now pick up? Am I back to normal in my exercises?

What's comfortable.: At 6 weeks after a hysterectomy, your tissues should be full strength. You can get back to all your usual activities as you feel ready. You should still listen to your body and avoid any activities that are uncomfortable. ...Read more

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How much swelling is normal after a hysterectomy?

How much swelling is normal after a hysterectomy?

Hysterectomy: The first couple of days after an abdominal hysterectomy can be very painful. Skin swelling is normal since you just had an organ removed. Estimated recovery time for an abdominal hysterectomy could be 4 to 6 weeks. If it was laparsocopically, probably less time. It also depend on the patient and how she follows doctors recommendations after surgery. ...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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Is it normal that after 10 months of a total hysterectomy is still feel heaviness?

Is it normal that after 10 months of a total hysterectomy is still feel heaviness?

Missing organ: It is not uncommon for patients who have limbs or organs removed to still feel that they at present. It is called the missing organ syndrome. Have your GYN MD re-examine you to be certain that there are no other identifiable medical complications. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a really bad order and spotting two weeks after a hysterectomy?

Odor: A really bad odor from any part of the body that does not usually smell bad is generally abnormal. A visit to the doctor for evaluation is warranted to ensure that the symptom is not related to an infection or other pathologic process. ...Read more

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I had a full hysterectomy about 4 months ago and I have started lactating. Is this normal?

I had a full hysterectomy about 4 months ago and I have started lactating. Is this normal?

Depends: If you are nursing it could be normal. If you started lactating spontaneously not normal. Go to your doctor and have your Prolactin levels checked. ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed after having a hysterectomy 3 yrs ago? Bleeding and I had a hysterectomy

Is it normal to bleed after having a hysterectomy 3 yrs ago? Bleeding and I had a hysterectomy

You: You should definitely see your doctor for an exam. Any vaginal bleeding after a full recovery from a hysterectomy is not normal and should be evaluated sooner rather than later. Good luck! ...Read more

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Had a hysterectomy about 5.5 weeks ago and now I sense an order with minimal discharge. Is this normal?

Need a GYN evaluatn: You most likely have a benign alteration in the normal vaginal bacteria called bacterial vaginosis (probably from the usual pre-surgical, intra-vaginal prep fluid). It can be easily treated with Flagyl (metronidazole), but you should see your doctor to get it checked out. ...Read more

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After haveing a hysterectomy after a year is that normal out of the blue tonite I seen a lil bit of blood?

After haveing a hysterectomy after a year is that normal out of the blue tonite I seen a lil bit of blood?

Hysterectomy: You are awfully young to have had to go through such a major procedure, and I hope your health is better for it. I would not be concerned about the occasional spot of blood. However, if it is frequent, or more than just a spot, check in with your doctor to make sure you don't have something else going on like a vaginal infection. ...Read more

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I had hysterectomy on april 3but still having some bleeding like a cycle. Is that normal I gotten two different medicine to stop it and still bleeding?

I had hysterectomy on april 3but still having some bleeding like a cycle. Is that normal I gotten two different medicine to stop it and still bleeding?

Possibly: It is normal to have some light bleeding, i.e. A panty liner takes care of it. This can last for several weeks. Usually the bleeding will change to a pinkish/watery discharge as the tissue heals and the sutures dissolve. If your bleeding is heavier than this or if you are having a pain, fever, or foul smelling discharge; I would recommend seeing your doctor to get this looked at. ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed after hysterectomy surgery?

Is it normal to bleed after hysterectomy surgery?

Yes, but: Vaginal bleeding after hysterectomy should be light. If bleeding after hysterectomy is as heavy as a menstrual period or lasts longer than six weeks, consult your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have loose bowels after having a hysterectomy?

Is it normal to have loose bowels after having a hysterectomy?

It can be: After a hysterectomy it is common to have temporary changes in bowel habits. Pain meds can cause constipation, stool softeners can cause diarrhea, eating differently can upset the intestines, stress can cause loose stools. Usually over time and getting back to usual eating and exercise the intestines go back to your normal. If bad diarrhea and increase in pain or fever see your doc. ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy in 2013 only leaving ovaries. This morning I'm developing bleeding is this normal?

I had a hysterectomy in 2013 only leaving ovaries. This morning I'm developing bleeding is this normal?

Not usual: It's not normal in the sense that you will no longer have period bleeding. Sometimes toss can happen if the cervix was not removed. I would follow up with your doctor for an exam ...Read more

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Is weight gain after a hysterectomy normal?

Is weight gain after a hysterectomy normal?

No: As long as you did not have your ovaries removed, you should not experience any changes in your weight. Some women immediatley after surgery have increased weight due to stored fluids from the inflammatory state that occurs after a surgery, however over the long run, weight gain would not be expected. ...Read more

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Bleeding two weeks after total hysterectomy. Normal?

Probably: It can take 3 or 4 weeks to heal completely from the hysterectomy. Spotting or light bleeding may be normal, nut if you are worried you should see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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Left side pain after total hysterectomy. Is this normal?

Left side pain after total hysterectomy. Is this normal?

Hard to say: Left sided pain can be from many different causes. In that location is the lower bowel that can be a source of pain no matter if there was a hysterectomy or not. Also ovarian issues, musculoskeletal, nerve issues and scar tissue can all cause pain there. Having a thorough evaluation by a gynecologist will help determine cause and best options for relief. ...Read more

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Is light bleeding 2 weeks post op from hysterectomy normal?

Probably: Spotting and light bleeding can occur for several weeks after a hysterectomy. It can also come and go day by day. If it is as heavy as a period, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get my hormones back to normal after a hysterectomy?

How can I get my hormones back to normal after a hysterectomy?

Depends: You are very young (on average for women who have their uterus removed). Probably your ovaries were not removed. If I am correct then you should not experience significant changes in your hormones because little was done to affect them. However, some women do experience hot flashes from short term changes in the levels of estrogen. This is unlikely to last more than a few weeks. ...Read more

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Is pain in the back of my shoulder normal after a hysterectomy?

Is pain in the back of my shoulder normal after a hysterectomy?

Can be: There can be a lot of aches and pains after surgery, because our bodies often compensate for pain by using muscles we don't normally use, etc. Also position in bed following surgery. If it continues, see your family doctor or consider massage or chiropractor to evaluate. Likely it's normal, but if worsens definitely seek medical care. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have spotting after a total hysterectomy years ago?

No: It is not normal to have spotting after a hysterectomy if your cervix was removed. Please seek evaluation by a provider. ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy today I had a milky discharge is that normal?

I had a hysterectomy today I had a milky discharge is that normal?

Hysterectomy: Immediately After surgery such as a Hysterectomy, it is normal to have a mild vaginal discharge, but be sure that you tell the surgeon so they can be aware of all your post operative symptoms and issues, and will let you know when to follow-up and be concerned if the discharge continues and or worsens/changes, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more