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Return To Work After Hysterectomy
4-6 weeks: Most people get 4-6 weeks off after an abdominal hysterectomy. ...Read more
I had a divinci Hysterectomy on September 16th 2014. My doctor returned me back to work on Oct 6. I am bleeding heavily bright red blood for 2 hours?
Sorry: I want you to go home and ly down in bed and have someone call your doctor. If the bleeding does not stop go to the ER. ...Read more
Why do doctors insist that women go back to work in six weeks after a hysterectomy when it takes for longer than that to recover from this?
I had a salpingo oopherectomy hysterectomy robotically 15 days ago due to polyps & pcosI returned to work on day 13 and I feel fine. Can I have sex?
Ask surgeon: It's great that you are already feeling so well but you still have a lot of healing to do on the inside. This is too early to resume sexual activity. Ask your surgeon when it will be safe when you are seen for your next post-op visit. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Depends: With currently available minimally invasive technologies most people can return to most normal activities within 7-10 days. When you go back to work would depend on the method used to perform the surgery and the type of work you do. The more physical the job the longer you should be out of work. ...Read more
Depends: This is a minimally invasive surgery so recovery is typically shorter. Your doctor knows you best, and so their advice/recommendation holds the most water. I can tell you I've had patients go back to work as soon as 1 week and as late as 6 weeks after this type of hysterectomy. Depends on the person, how they heal, any complications they have, etc. Good luck! ...Read more
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
Can u tell me why my right side and incision site hurt when I work 3 months out of a hysterectomy?
My mom is having a full hysterectomy (davinci) & lives alone. I'm going to need to take time off of work. Generally how long will I need to plan for?
Several days...: At least. Depending on her age and condition, a week may be required. Her surgeon will have suggestions based on her overall condition and the anticipated time required for him/her to complete the procedure. At some point more limited help will probably suffice. ...Read more
What to do if I continue getting cysts on my ovaries even whenever one gets removed. They return! Can I just get a hysterectomy?
Causes of endometriosis after a complete hysterectomy and two laporotomys in a year and still returned, pains worse after surgerys that was 10yrs ago?
Good question!: It is difficult to explain the return of your endometriosis after hyterectomy. The causes of endometriosis are not very well understood. It is possible some of your peritoneal cells may converted to endometrial cells. Or some of your residual endometriosis reactivated after a period of time. ...Read more
I had a hysterectomy in1983 and I work up this morning went to the bathroom and wipe there was bright blood n my totelpaper. I'm 70 years old have?
Postmenopausal Bleed: Any bleeding in a Postmenopausal woman needs to be evaluated. In your case since we don't know why you had your hysterectomy I would be concerned about bleeding from the vaginal cuff. The blood could also be coming from your bladder. Get this checked by your doctor right away. ...Read more
If I need a hysterectomy in the next year or two and want a tummy tuck how does that work? Which comes first.
First: See a plastic surgeon to see if you are even a candidate for a tummy tuck vis-à-vis your cardiopulmonary symptoms. Only the healthiest of patients should have a concomitant tummy tuck and hiysterectomy. If you smoke quit. You can have the operations in either order but if the TT is 1st, it would be good if the plastic surgeon could open and close for the gyn if they need to go through the abdomen. ...Read more
I am 44 had hysterectomy 3 years ago left one ovary. Blood work showed my estrogen to be 708.6. I am worried.?
Premenopausal E2: No worries. You are normal. It depends on what point in your cycle. You are just premenopausal female. The lone ovary ...Read more
Same low right side pain. Had complete hysterectomy. Blood work normal. Could it still be appedicitius? Sometimes very painful, hurts to move at times
Possibly: Simply having abdominal surgery puts you at risk for your intestines to adhere to other abdominal tissues. Problems can range from pain caused by the inability of intestines to move properly, constipation, or an intestinal blockage. You may also have abdominal nerve pain because of surgery. If you have fever, nausea/vomiting or feel very i'll then be checked out at an emergency dept immediately. ...Read more
My job I'm required to lift 20 lbs or more plus I stand all day. Is it ok to return to this 6 weeks after a vaginal hysterectomy?
Should be okay: Six weeks is a usual amount of time for healing after a surgery like a vaginal hysterectomy. As long as you're not bleeding and not in pain and as long as you have seen your doctor for a postoperative appointment to ensure that there weren't complications, there should be no problem with heavy lifting and standing as needed for work. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Does pelvic floor therapy work? Should you have it before of after you have your bladder tacked up and a hysterectomy?
I have constipation after hysterectomy 45 days ago. If double doses of miralax or laxatives work for bowels could I still have a partial obstruction.
Unlikely: It is very unlikely to have Partial Intestinal Obstruction after Hysterectomy.And also you are moving your bowels. You can slowly cut down the dose of your laxatives and try to move your bowels on your own. But if you still need the laxatives daily consult your doctor. You also need to drink plenty fluids and fiber in your diet ...Read more
Prozac (fluoxetine) works but I get bouts of tiredness, is there anything else I can take. I was before hysterectomy very active and high energy, now have no joy?
I had a hysterectomy done last week and I'm anemic. I have very little energy. How soon will taking iron vitamins start to work?
Anemia: Iron deficiency anemia is the #1 anemia in women. Iron three times a day is need while anemic and for 3 months after hemoglobin is back to normal, then take it once a day. Take a stool softener, iron cause sconstipation. Md usually will check CBC in 1-2 weeks with reticulocyte count, your hg should be going up. So iron should start working quick. If feeling too weak, call your doctor. ...Read more
I'm having a full hysterectomy, overies also, large cysts and endometriosis, will my wieght return to normal, I eat salad and chicken fruit only, ?
53 year old female who did a partial hysterectomy three years ago. Recent blood works. Estradiol is 263 and dhea is. 70 and progesterone is 6.7meaning?
I had an hysterectomy, and now have abdominal scar tissue. My stomach is huge. Can I work out to make it go down. Or use the body wraps.
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