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... My wife is a smoker, though not a heavy one, and had her surgery this past July. I don't know a doctor who isn't going to try to get somebody to stop smoking and her doctors were no exception. Should we both quit? ... (6 replies)
... I had a total abdominal hysterectomy November 19,2009. I had uterine tumors,a ovary that was one big cyst and severe endrometreois. ... (0 replies)
... I wrote the board a few months back and some of the gals said it's possible to be in menopause even 12 years after the hysterectomy and when I mention it to doctors they tell me I'm well past the menopause. ... (6 replies)

... I don't know about "have to", but smoking deprives your body of oxygen. Your body needs oxygen to heal correctly and efficiently. ... (1 replies)
... rom all of the different doctors. I think it is tremendous that you have taken steps to quit smoking. Congratulations ! Good luck on that doctor's appointment and take good care of yourself. ... (8 replies)
... so I will be looking into this today and see if it says what kind it was. I so do want to quit smoking. I am actually on Wellbutrin XL to see if that helps. ... (8 replies)
... Usually ovarian cancer of this type progresses very slowly and surgery is all that is needed in order to remove everything. ... (8 replies)
... y. I had an abdominal hyster, because I have had so many surgeries done the same way before. In this surgery all I had left to take out was one ovary, the uterus and cervix. But the gyn thought it was best to keep the cervix in. I had one ovary and a tube taken out last yr again because of the huge cyst. ... (8 replies)
... am not an expert when it comes to hormones believe me! lol. It's all a guessing game when you lose your ovaries. I have learned to really listen to the subtle and not so subtle messages me body gives me and sometimes I still have no idea. ... (14 replies)
... Had to have more surgery one year after hysterectomy for continued pelvic pain and adhesions and suspected endometriosis left behind at time of hyst. I learned too late that removal of uterus and both ovaries is not a cure for endometriosis. ... (14 replies)
... running a fever of 103 the night before last, mom called the doc and told me to get to the hospital, well she couldnt take me because my 12 year old was sleeping and my oldest wasnt home yet, doc told mom to try and get the fever down if not than hospital period. ... (76 replies)
... Thanks for the responses. I have been smoking about 30 years and don't know if I can put them down for the surgery even though I want the surgery so bad. My doc says I must quit 6 weeks before and 6 weeks after. ... (6 replies)
... eeply. Believe me, it hurts to cough. After I got home I really did not want one. It's true that your recovery is so much faster if you do not smoke. I won't lie and say I have not wanted a cig but it's been more like a passing thought than a real craving. If you can, I would try to quit but if not try to cut way down. ... (6 replies)
... I had my hysterectomy about 12 years ago, I was told the same thing, quit 6 weeks before and 6 weeks after, Wellll I'm sorry to say that I smoked right on through, except for the 3 days I was in the hospital. ... (6 replies)
... I am scheduled for a hysterectomy in April and my gyn told me that I have to quit smoking at least 6 weeks before surgery and 6 weeks after. Has anyone else been told this. Are there smokers out there that I have smoked before or immediately after the surgery? ... (6 replies)
Mom's Hysterectomy
Nov 30, 2006
... But thanks again for the feedback, I appriciate it. Yes I know she needs to stop smoking, my dad and I have been trying to get her to quit for years, but she really does need to stop! ... (3 replies)
Mom's Hysterectomy
Nov 30, 2006
... Well I am 35 and I have had a hysterectomy when I was 24. Is she having a vaginal hysterectomy? ... (3 replies)
... However, the smoking is a concern with estrogen supplementation. And definitely not something to dismiss lightly. ... (17 replies)
... but because it's sort of by my choice, I feel that I might make a mistake and then it's too late to turn back. ... (8 replies)
... were found and now this mild dysplasia which he will take care of with laser treatment . ... (6 replies)

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