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Recovery Time Total Hysterectomy
I'm scheduled for robotic total hysterectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection for uterine cancer. What;s the recovery time?
Technique: That depends on the technique used (open vs laparoscopic vs robotic. It also depends on the weight, fitness, age and health status of the patient. It also depends on the type of job the patient has. Discuss with your surgeon. ...Read more
On tuesday, I am having a total hysterectomy. What can I expect, and approx. Time for this procedure?
Well...: Type of hyster...Abdominal, laproscopic, vaginal (yes they can be total). So. 45minutes to 2+ hours is an average guess. ...Read more
Can dermoid cysts continue to grow after a total hysterectomy? I've already had two both a pound and a half torsion time 3 and 4.
Sharp pain after khole s-total hysterectomy 1 week post op...near incision lower mid One. Not constant but double ova a times, have been ok till now?
Prob ok: With that type of hyster you have a deep layer stitch just under the belly button to prevent you getting a hernia. this can cause some irritation until it dissolves, and some blood seeped into the surrounding tissue causes irritation. It will dissolve. be gentle in your activity. you can use a low setting heating pad alternating with some ice if it bothers you, or just some motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more
Misnomer: "total hysterectomy" in the past used to mean ovaries and uterus. Typically a strong family history of personal history of estrogen dependent cancers would be a reason to take out uterus/tubes/ovaries. Total hysterectomy now typically means uterus. Some women have hysterectomies because of pain, bleeding and fibroids, and pre-cancer or cancerous lesions. ...Read more
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