... I was also told no lifting for 2 weeks after hysterectomy (nothing over 10 lb).
due to the fact that it can cause a rupture. Something you certainly don't want. (3 replies)
... Moving you onto and from the stretcher to positioning you on the table can certainly cause you a flare up and injury if not done properly. Were they aware that you had a back problem?
I pray that this steroid will cause everything to settle back down for you. I would be extra careful with bending, lifting, or twisting.
Good luck tomorrow with the MRI and please keep us... (9 replies)
... It depends on the type of hysterectomy you have. If you have the full abdominal incision like I had...don't even think about going back to work until at least 8 weeks...and then with minimal lifting. ... (2 replies)
... what did your doctor tell you? you cant do any lifting, you may have to wait to go back to work until the Dr. releases you to do so. (2 replies)
... i need to know how long i will be of work i have had my hysterectomy now week and half ago still sore i work with people with learning disabilities which include a lot of lifting and bending and can be a very demanding job (2 replies)
... what are the lifting restrictions after having a hysterectomy? ... (3 replies)
... heal for six months to a year. To ride a horse takes great strength, particularly leg strength, but it doesn't seem to me that it requires the same muscles that lifting very heavy objects does. However, it probably depends on the level of activity you perform with your horse. ... (2 replies)
... I had a lap assisted hysterectomy for prolapse when I was 32. My tubes had also been tied and my periods were killer...plus I had the year before had a uterine suspension. ... (1 replies)
... worry about the first week is to make sure you don't pop a stitch internally and start bleeding. Also DO NOT lift anything over 5 lbs for the first month. Even lifting clothes detergent bottles are too heavy the first couple weeks. Take it easy, you only have one chance to heal properly!!! Good luck. ... (5 replies)
... Hi I am having a hysterectomy for endo problems and heavy painful periods. I was given the choice between a hysterectomy and ablation for me the best choice is a hysterectomy.I have suffered for a lot of years and I have finished having children. ... (5 replies)
... No lifting more than 5 pounds was what I was told. For the first week our Church provided meals for us, that was soooo helpful! ... (4 replies)
... I had a total hysterectomy last July. I also had my appendix removed. It truly was one of the easiest surgeries I have ever had. I only took tylenol in the hospital. ... (4 replies)
... heavy stuff. Many more like me who were pottering easily after a week. ... (12 replies)
... I would be in touch with the doctor for that question. He will relieve your fears. It could be your sutures but you need to be sure. I understand that after surgery you could get an infection called a staff infection and it can be fatal in worst cases. ... (1 replies)
... This area gets VERY sore when I have to have a BM, and those don't seem to be happening normally, as in, I never feel 'empty' after going and often have to go several times a day. Each time is progressively more painful, so I can feel my anxiety level building through the day, which SUCKS. ... (6 replies)
... WOW I must be extremely lucky. I had a vaginal hysterectomy on November 3rd. Per doctors orders no lifting, bending or doing anything strenuous until my recheck which I was supposed to schedule one to two weeks later. ... (2 replies)
... I'm not totally sure what all of those procedures are, but it sounds like major repositioning of organs after the hyst. I had an LAVH to remove just my cervix and uterus. I was off of work for 2 months. ... (2 replies)
... e vaginal vault and Stage III cystocele, rectocele and enterocele. I work at a hospital in the supply room distributing supplies. Most of my job requires heavy lifting up to 50 pounds. What is your opinion on how long I should reasonably wait to go back to work? ... (2 replies)
... Yes, the hysterectomy is very painful! And the laproscopic one that I had was supposed to be less! I can only imagine the other! ... (11 replies)
... I never had a hysterectomy and I got a rectocele anyhow! I am having surgery for it two weeks from Monday. ... (11 replies)