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What is the best way to get up out of a lying position after a hysterectomy?

What is the best way to get up out of a lying position after a hysterectomy?

Roll to the side: Your abdominal muscles can be very sore for a few weeks after a hysterectomy. One way to sit up is to first roll to the side and then use your arms to press yourself up. This takes pressure off your abdominal muscles. ...Read more

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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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What is the best way for a hysterectomy to be performed?

What is the best way for a hysterectomy to be performed?

It depends: There are many factors that could determine the best method of hysterectomy in any given patient. As a general rule the least invasive method possible should be used. Most women do not require an open/abdominal hysterectomy. It also depends on your surgeons skill level and experience with the different methods of hysterectomy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What's the best way to relieve constipation after having a hysterectomy?

What's the best way to relieve constipation after having a hysterectomy?

Vitamin c flush: Vitamin c powder called mixed ascorbate powder supplies 2767mg of vitamin c per scoop you would do one scoop with with cup of water or juice hourly until this causes diarrhea you vit c requirement to relieve constipation is the total you took minus one (last scoop) you can do this daily until your wound heals also helps with your tissue recovery - make sure u have no issues of kidney stones. ...Read more

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What's the difference between hysterectomy and iud. Which is the best benefits from?

Very Different: An iud is used to prevent pregnancy and/or lighten periods (specifically the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud). A hysterectomy removes the uterus and prevents any future pregnancies as well as any future periods. A hysterectomy is not used for birth control, whereas that is the primary purpose of the iud. One should be completely sure they are done childbearing before getting a hysterectomy. ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy 2yrs and 3 months ago. Today i had a white odorless discharge should I go get checked out?

Yes, when uncertain: Have it medically checked. A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for eval ; accurate dx. ...Read more

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I have just been diagnosed with post ablation syndrome, I understand what it is but want to make sure hysterectomy is the best option. ?

Bleeding: Hysterectomy is usually to control bleeding : some women (6%-25%) have reported heavy bleeding that was unchanged at one year following the procedure. These women may require further surgery (re-ablation or hysterectomy) to control the bleeding. About half of the women who had endometrial ablation will not have periods at all following the procedure. Get a 2nd opinion if you have questions ...Read more

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Why does it take so long to recover from a complete hysterectomy? I go out and do errands then crash cause i get tired and wore out can u tell me why

Why does it take so long to recover from a complete hysterectomy? I go out and do errands then crash cause i get tired and wore out can u tell me why

Post-op fatigue: One of the common reasons for people to feel fatigued after surgery is due to anemia. Depending on how much blood was lost during the surgery, you can have symptoms of anemia for several weeks before your bone marrow replenishes what you've lost. Other causes of fatigue could be related to meds, anesthesia, or more serious issues like blood clots. See your primary care doc for eval. ...Read more