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... I had total abdominal hysterectomy almost 3 weeks ago and went home on the fourth day after surgery. ... (9 replies)
... I'm sorry to say that yes, it hurts more for a hysterectomy than for a C-section. Don't be scared though, they will take good care of you. The worst part for me was constipation, so my advice is to do what you can to prevent that. Ask your doctor if doing a bowel prep before surgery might be a good idea and if you will be given stool softeners and Gas-X in the hospital and... (17 replies)
... did any of you who had their hysterectomies this year have to have do a colon cleanse and have just a liquid diet the day before their surgery? ... (5 replies)

... I will try to answer some questions. I had a TAH in august. I did the bowel prep the night before, went to the hospital, had the surgery, took about an hour. Then I was back in my room and awake soon after. ... (3 replies)
... it a shot and try to explain from my experience. I had a TAH BSO Dec 3. Yes you have a catheter so the first two days I didn't have to worry about the potty. Before you have the operation you do a bowel prep and fasting so your bowels aren't really a concern for the first two days. ... (3 replies)
... I so totally hear you. I am 5 days postop from a TVH, I have been taking stool softeners 2x daily, and nothing. Before my surgery I was ordered to do a bowel prep, so I really was cleaned out. But as of yesterday, I was concerned, same thing, bloated, and mildly gassy. Today I took a laxative. ... (9 replies)
... Be sure your doctor has prescribed simethicone and stool softeners for you to take in the hospital before you go in for your surgery and also ask if a bowel prep would be a good idea. ... (24 replies)
... and get some books on hysterectomy that cover the preparation for the surgery and the recovery. ... (3 replies)
... Hey Beth, Tomorrow is my big day. I have been waiting two months to have all of my questions answered and to get my blood counted. I haven't had any bleeding in about a week - yippeee! - but I have been feeling a little more lightheaded the past few days. I have also been more active, though. I started subsitute teaching to try to pay my own bills. And, I went on a... (28 replies)
... and I hope these will be my last questions. Can you tell me what you ate on your day before surgery. ... (1 replies)
... I have my surgery on Monday May 2nd. This coming up Monday. I go in to the hospital Sunday morning, cause they want to keep me on meds and then I have to do the bowel prep also, cause they have to remove some of my colon. I am having the FULL complete HYSTERECTOMY. ... (25 replies)

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