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When Can You See A Chiropractor After Hysterectomy
2-4 weeks: You should confirm with your own surgeon as there may be specific restrictions in individual cases but in general 2-4 weeks shoul dbe enough recovery time in most cases. ...Read more
Still healing: Most people would recommend that you avoid intercourse during this time period until your follow up visit. If it is spotting that can be normal as the cuff heals. Anything more than spotting, or any other pain should be evaluated. ...Read more
No kids w/partial hysterectomy. I see tissue at opening. Not bulging but always there inside opening. Is this a prolapse or just normal tissue?
Needs examination: Unfortunately, you need to be examined by a GYN MD who can visualize the area and give you an accurate answer. ...Read more
I am waiting to see a specialist in regards to endometriosis. I had a partial hysterectomy 14 years ago, I cant take this pain. What more can I do?
Endometriosis pain: With pain from endometriosis, removing the ovaries or shutting them down temporarily with leuprolide injections are the two most common options. A condition called interstitial cystitis is also associated with endometriosis and you should be evaluated for that as well. Often that is an associated cause for the pain ...Read more
Why do I see blood when I go to the bathrm? Its not from the rectum area, more the front and ive had a hysterectomy so its not that, not a lot, just tod
Absolutely: Even without a uterus (you don't mention whether your ovaries were left intact), you still need an annual pelvic exam. You may or may not need a pap smear depending upon your prior pap history, but you vagina, labia, vulva are all areas that need regular evaluation. Moreover, you should not have a mammogram done without first having a clinical breast exam by an experienced examiner, i.e., obgyn. ...Read more
Hello had a hysterectomy about a half of a year ago lately I've been having these really big kicking feeling to the point you can see movements &feel?
Muscle spasm: This could simply be spasm of the muscles of your abdomen. Please see your doctor if these symptoms continue or worsen. ...Read more
Do you still need to see a gynecologist if you have had a partial hysterectomy with one remaining ovary?
I have notice some bright red spotting, and I had a hysterectomy 25 years ago should I see a doctor, and what could cause this?
Spotting: Yes get examinedGet a more detailed answer ›
I had a hysterectomy a year ago, ever since then I have to urinate alot 5 to 6 times a day and urgently! Should I see a urologist?
Yes: A urologist would be the correct specialist to see that would best assess and treat your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more
I am a 49 yr old black woman who had a hysterectomy in 2007. Now I have chronic bv? I have been to see a few drs. Who say some women just always have this problem. Due to this I have given up on sex because of the fear of smelling foul and also the pain t
Ah, why don't women know about the benefits of a vinegar and water douche? If you can change the ph of the vagina, the flora will change back to normal. One hot water bottle, one quart of warm water, a tablespoon of white vinegar, and miraculously that nasty odor is gone. Repeat this treatment every few days or whenever you notice an abnormal vaginal odor.
Use of a probiotic (any lactobaccillis containing yogurt by mouth or in vagina) will help to restore the bacteria that belong there. The pain of intercourse probably has little to do with the vaginosis. If ovaries were removed at the time of hysterectomy, you probably also have atrophic changes of the vaginal tissues. Your doctor can prescribe an estrogen vaginal cream that will help to toughen up the tissues and restore normal lubrication. You are not doomed. ...Read more
I had a full hysterectomy year ago June. Everytime I see a newborn baby on TV or real life I hurt where my ovaries used to be. What can cause this? And when I say hurts it can rank up there with the pain I had with my endometriosis (the reason I had to h
Phantom ovary: Sometimes when we have a part removed, usually a Limb, you may have symptoms. In the lower abdomen pain isrudimentary;thus you can't tell from whAt organ it is derived. Thus your pain maybe more emotional derived. Tak to your doc. Some more ...Read more
I had a partial hysterectomy about 4 years ago, this morning I am bleeding and there are large clots. Should I go to the ER or just see the GYN?
I am 10 weeks subtotal hysterectomy and just found above my abdo scar a pea size hard lump should I be worried I am booked to see my gp in two weeks?
Do not be worried: Update your Gyn surgeon about your situation and follow his/her advice. ...Read more
Hysterectomy may 12. Diabetic. Severe intestinal discomfort primarily left side, but typically both. Do I see gynecologist or gastroenterologist? Sad.
GI for intestinal: For true intestinal discomfort, see the Gi Dr, Best wishes, don't be sad. ...Read more
Use. 5 mg estrace & 100 mg prometrium for 20 yrs, now have hyperplasia w/fluid. D&C benign. Stop HRT to see if lining goes down or have hysterectomy?
Obgyn evaluation: Your obgyn will need to characterize the type of hyperplasia you have -- Is it simple or complex? Is atypia present? The management of endometrial hyperplasia depends on those details. ...Read more
Had a partial hysterectomy almost a year ago, the past few months I have had breast tenderness to the touch, should I see my dr, or is this normal?
Please see a doctor: Breast tenderness for a few month should be checked. Please see a doctor. ...Read more
Complex ovarian cyst, told need complete hysterectomy & need 2 see oncologic gyn. Is this standard or should I worry? Also sent 4 ca-125 & CEA tests
Complex Ovarian Cyst: It is not uncommon for a doctor to be cautious and have you seen by a gyn oncologist with a complex ovarian cyst. Most ovarian cysts are benign but some can be cancerous. The size and ultrasound appearance of the cyst as well as the results of the blood tests may raise or lower the suspicion of cancer. It might be best to ask your doctor what they are thinking because they have those details. ...Read more
Throat red and raw 3 days after hysterectomy. Can't swallow. When should I see a dr? I'm taking oxy and Tylenol (acetaminophen) but nothing jelps.
Breathing tube: Most likely during the surgery you had a breathing tube placed while you were asleep. This tube comes in a few forms and could cause some irritation of the throat. Usually this is short lived and some over the counter remedies that you have no described can help. This can predispose you for infection, if it is not getting better I would consider getting an exam or antibiotics to be safe. ...Read more
Had a partial hysterectomy 6 years ago just recently started getting breast pain and tenderness what might be causing this? Should I see my doctor
Breast Exam needed: Since you had a partial hysterectomy you can be confident you are not having breastpain from pregnancy. Any new pain in the breast should be evaluated for a palpable lump or with a mammogram. If you had trauma to the area you would probably know. If you did some new exercise and your pectoral muscle is sore, that might present as breast pain. ...Read more
I have severe lower abdomen pain. I have ic and have had hysterectomy, one ovary left, due to adhesions. Do I see ob dr. Or urology dr. Or both.?
A Urogynecologist: May be your best choice. Check out augs. Org. ...Read more
Hysterectomy 24 yrs ago. Uterus & cervix removed. Vaginal bleeding. Family Dr. Says it's a polyp. Have a referral to see Gyn. What happens now? I'm 66
Polyp: If there is a polyp there, it is likely that the doctor will remove or at least biopsy it. After a hysterectomy or menopause the most common reason for bleeding is the thinning of the vaginal tissue due to low estrogen levels. This is called atrophic vaginitis. Occasionally, after a hysterectomy there will be granulation tissue or "proud flesh" at the cuff which can resemble a polyp and bleed. ...Read more
Hysterectomy dec 2012. Sepsis. Still very fatigued, back pain, no fever, pale, dark circles eyes. What type dr to see for followup regard sepsis?
Recovery takes time: Your recovery will generally take about twice the duration of your illness. In other words, even if u do everything right, recovery time = twice the sick time. However, it is vital that u connect with your most trusted physician & your surgeon, 2 verify that u r doing everything possible 2 achieve optimal recovery. Optimal diet, exercise & sleep will promote optimal & quick recovery. Dr mike. ...Read more
28 year-old woman was found during laparoscopy for endometriosis to have segmental areas of colon missing its musculature, and wonders about pro.....?
Segmental lack muscl: Segmental absence of colonic musculature is congenital and is usually diagnosed in childhood. It can be associated with constipation and also spontaneous perforation which is when it is diagnosed. Would follow up with colon surgeon, regarding the risk for perforation and whether prophylactic removal is warranted. ...Read more
Varies: The post operative pain after a hysterectomy varies from woman to woman, but is almost always well controlled with medications. The route of the hysterectomy (abdominal, vaginal, laparoscopic, robotic, etc) will have an impact on the amount of pain - but again the pain medications work very well. ...Read more
It depends: Pain after a hysterectomy is related to the type of incision (s) as well as the underlying condition. A large abdominal incision will be more painful than minimally invasive surgery ("bandaid incisions"). However, pain after a hysterectomy should be manageable with medications ...Read more
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