... Laura - With your history of endometriosis, it may be helpful to find a doctor familiar with endo. Was your surgeon an endo specialist? Were endo implants removed along with your organs? That can be key in how and when to treat going forward. Some doctors believe that going without estrogen for a period of time is needed to starve any remaining endo. Copies of your surgical... (7 replies)
... dear i have the same problem,its acalled adhesion.doctors dont have any medicine for it.now a days i am using homeopath medicine and alhamdolilah no pain. (6 replies)
... Had a hyst 6 years ago, kept my ovaries. I am 33 years old. I had painful periods. endometriosis that was removed a few years before hysterectomy. Pain came back, very heavy periods. ... (6 replies)
... I was lurking on this board before my hyst because I was so nervous regarding pain and recovery time. I thought I would post my experience for anyone who is going to have this surgery. ... (11 replies)
... Your doc is unresponsive probably because you're already on good pain meds. ... (2 replies)
... am. I had the epidural for pain during surgery and after surgery as well. I had my left ovary removed due to a 5 cm cyst. ... (2 replies)
... hi i am 35 had to have a hysterectomy on the 7th of august 2006,
had a a bowel and UTi infection and got over them and now suffering with a pelvic infection, i suffer with a bad back due to a car accident 2 years so combined with my hysterectomy pain i get really scared with the pains that i dont know, i expected to be back on my feet and not putting myself in to panic... (1 replies)
... I was frightened of having the general anaesthetic, hence my having the spinal. All sorts of thoughts rush through your head and no they are not silly.
However, 2 yrs later I had emergency surgery and had to be put under, there was no time for anything else. I was in so much pain, I really didnt care about it then.
to try to put this into some perspective for you:
Thousands... (17 replies)
... I do have to have the type of hysterectomy where it will be an incision, similar to a c section. So I guess this will be a lil different. ... (17 replies)
... Carey is 46 years old and in pretty good health overall. Luckily she was able to find a gyn that felt Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy (LSH) was appropriate and indicated in her case. Other than her fibriods and ovaries there were no other indications of other problems and it turned out the ovaries were fine and were left. She had her surgery on 31 July as "day... (17 replies)
... ovary and in the end she kept both ovaries as they were both healthy. It was good Carey made the decision to go with LSH now. Luckily she was able to have her hysterectomy in the less invasive way but if she'd waited or put it off too long she might have put herself in the position that her only option was TAH. ... (17 replies)
... I dont have cancer or anything just alot of pain and bleeding once a month so Im thinking maybe I will just live with it. ... (17 replies)
... Im gonna just try not to get to freaked out about it. TRY.
I have to have a biopsy now before my ins will cover the hysterectomy... that is a in office thing I do next week.
I will just ask for plenty of drugs if in pain
and try to walk as much as I can, I know that helps. (17 replies)
... the body starts to heal very very quickly after surgery and it took around 12 hours for the spinal to fully wear off so the worst part of recovery was in fact pain free due to that. Volotoral was all I needed after that. ... (17 replies)
... Now was your hysterectomy dont by abdominal incision? ... (17 replies)
... I think with a c section you overlook the pain because you have a new baby. ... (17 replies)
... I think pain is a very individual thing, some feel it more, others less. It just depends on your pain threshold. ... (17 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)
... Ok I need to know from those of you who have had both a c section and a hysterectomy, do you feel more pain with hysterectomy? ... (17 replies)
... My sister had a hysterectomy a little over a year ago too and everything went fine. ... (2 replies)