It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Message Board


Hysterectomy Board Index
Pages: 1 2 3 4 Showing 1 - 20 of 76 for lupron or hysterectomy. (0.336 seconds)


... y the high rate of hysterectomies doesn't mean it's a benign surgery. Our female organs are essential our entire life. They aren't just for reproduction. I had a hysterectomy 7 years ago and regret it every single day. ... (3 replies)
... op and the doctor removed my stitches and explained what he found. Basically, I have my choice of a hysterectomy or Lupron. I don't know anyone that has taken Lupron but I have done a search on the net and read more bad things than good. ... (6 replies)
... n ever. I've been bleeding heavily for weeks now, ending up in er and now faced with treatment options for my newly diagnosed fibroids and enlarged uterus. I had Lupron Depot shot just to buy me time until I have something done about this. The more I read about removing the uterus the worse I feel. ... (3 replies)

... I am going through the testing currently and it appears that I have endometriosis. The doctor still has to wait on a few test results but he has started the conversations on hormone treatment (Lupron) versus a hysterectomy. I am 41 years old, married with one child. There are no plans for any more children. I have been in pain now for approximately 6 months and it is... (0 replies)
... My sister had a large fibroid and her doctor recommended that she be given Lupron before the hysterectomy to help shrink the tumor. She had several injections of it and wishes now that she had never taken it. ... (6 replies)
... I think Iam scared of the surgery itself...How was it taking Lupron . ... (12 replies)
... I'm 23 and was just diagnosed with endometriosis after years of pain. I've only had one lupron inj and am scheduled to have one a month for 6 months but so far it's not helping and i have some unpleasant side effects. ... (29 replies)
... If all the endo isn't excised, it's likely the pain will continue. An endo specialist who has good excision skills can oftentimes get most or all the implants without removing your organs. This generally gives better results than removing organs and leaving implants behind. ... (3 replies)
... I could not deal with the pain or sit at this point. I went to the ER and found out that the hemorrhoid was an abscess. They tried to drain it. ... (3 replies)
... GYN thinks maybe endo or my ovary, but really isn't sure since my last TVUS came back normal. She then thought maybe it is nerve pain. ... (14 replies)
... ow that when I had my first lap, fluid and some microscopic endo was left behind because the Dr. could not fully remove it at the time. Which is why I was put on Lupron a couple of times to stop the production of estrogen and kill off the endo. ... (4 replies)
... g for post op next week and believe you me i will be drilling him on questions. He told me to stay off my meds until he sees me and he will then give me the depo lupron shot to put me through menopause. Somethign i thought i went through after my hysterectomy..not sure if that shot is a good thing. ... (4 replies)
... my endo has taken over on my bladder, uterus, ovaires, bowels and severe scaring on my canal. At 30 my doc approved the hysterectomy, but I was just not mentally or physically prepared. Now at 31, the pains are soo intense that no pain meds, mental healing, or physical fitness can subside them. ... (1 replies)
... tory of any estrogen dependent cancers in my family and my needs will probably be a bit different than yours. Do you have a history of estrogen dependent cancer or does it run in your family? ... (14 replies)
... rent docs re the Lupron. That stuff seems miserable. The people that I had talked to about it regretted it big time. I have 1 of the 3 docs telling me that the Lupron will help. However, they wanted to do that Add Back therapy on top of it to "calm the affects" so they say. Sorry, but 1 of 3 is not good enough for me. ... (6 replies)
... the link here, but if you search you'll find it. They discuss how most doctors treat it incorrectly because of what insurance pays for. They also stated that hysterectomy is the worst thing for it, but it's often given as the only option because again, insurance pays well for it. ... (6 replies)
... Hi and I'm sorry you are going through all this terrible "girl" stuff. I took Lupron injections for 3 months prior to a laparoscopy in 2000 to shrink fibroids and supposedly make surgery easier. ... (6 replies)
... Hysterectomy and Lupron are being considered because I've exhausted all other treatments. ... (6 replies)
... I would recommend a 2nd opinion too. I was wondering why they want to take your ovaries at such a young age? I did not take Lupron, but a similar drug, called zolodex, for a different problem. ( I get a zolodex shot once/mth). Lupron/zolodex can be rough, as you go into "instant Menopause". I had severe hot flashes, maybe 10-15/day. They have tapered off some, after 1yr,... (6 replies)
... You should get a second opinion and seek out other alternatives. I had a friend with endometriosis and Lupron made it worse, and then she was talked into a hysterectomy and that made it way worse. She still has endo but now with all the side effects and complications from hysterectomy. ... (6 replies)




Pages: 1 2 3 4

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:12 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!