... ectomy on the 28th feb now i have had to c sections is it simular pain to a c section or worse and is there a chance your stomach shrinks cause you have had the uterus taken out? ... (7 replies)
I had full uterus (inc cervix) removed April this year but kept ovaries. I had already started getting peri-menopausal symptoms and kind of expected my ovaries to fail on me after the surgery as I was warned that this can happen. Also that your ovaries are likely to fail within 5 years but so far so good. I still feel a little discomfort (not proper pain) during... (9 replies)
I had my uterus removed during a c-section in the birth of my second child in Jan. I didnt have any surgical menopause, and no rapid aging-other than would occur running after 2 kids. :D I do have hot flashes, and my pms symptoms like moodiness, chocolate cravings, etc are more noticeable than before. (9 replies)
... I would like to ask a question to anyone who has had just there uterus removed, and kept there ovaries. After your surgery did you go threw surgical menopause? ... (9 replies)
... I think they say not to lift anything heavier than a small grocery bag for 6-8 weeks so a daycare ...I don't know...with kids and stuff I would at least think 6 weeks. they can do abdominal or vaginal but given that you have such problems it will probably be abdominal. For me it took awhile because I also had hemorrhage and had to recover from all the blood loss. being put... (11 replies)
... hi i had hysterectomy,9 weeks ago ,due to fibroid,i was scared to be put to sleep so had it with eperdural (spelling) they also give you a sedative,i remember going in to theatre and the next thing i knew i was in recovery,i tried embolisation but it diddnt work i had an unusual blood supply,im 49,and been on iron for over 2 years feeling like hell,after every period,i couldnt... (11 replies)
... The only thing that worries me is being put to sleep. I'm terrified something will happen to me. I'll find out my biopsy results next week or the week after at my appt but even if they come back i'm going to go ahead and get my uterus taken out. I'm so done with it..LOL! ... (11 replies)
... It turned out it hadn't but I was back in the ER the beginning of April and that's when I decided to have them removed. I could not live on Vioxx indefinitely. ... (6 replies)
... we feel it's best to take out the ovaries. ... (21 replies)
... Good luck to you nearlythere since you have already been threw it at least you know what to expect, and thank you for the words of encouragement i'm getting more nervous as it gets closer and it's still a month away. Let me know how your doing when you feel up to it .
Ok readysetstamp, you have really told me what i wanted to hear, so now i'm thinking maybe i should get all... (13 replies)
... yrs ago because the Dr. said her uterus was enlarged. She has not had a period for that time now. ... (2 replies)
... For now the gyno just said she would only need the uterus removed as it is the only thing with the problem. From today's exam the ovaries looked good and the fallopian tube would improve after the uterus is taken out. ... (3 replies)
... HI i had hysto and kept my overies its the best thing i could have ever done due to the pain and constant bleeding i had before unable to have intercourse with my husband.Its been three years now no problems its great having my life back in that way although i have other medical problems sjogrens which can not be cured with op wish it could. (9 replies)
... I guess it must just depend then. Good to know that it doesn't always have to be a bad thing! (9 replies)
Oh, see what you mean.
Nope, hair still grey, boobs still sag :D But no new signs of aging for me.
A colleague of mine had to have radical hyster when she was 25 due to uterine cancer and she still looks the same 10 years on.
regards (9 replies)
... I kept my ovaries and that has been more than six years since my surgery. I would still get PMS, but no other symptoms. I am now beginning to have a few peri-menopause symtoms, but I might would have done that anyway since I am now 42. (9 replies)
... Hi Ktee,
I have heard of losing bone mass after a total hyst, but that wasn't what I meant. I have been told and read that after a total hyst rapid aging happens. Wrinkles, thin skin, age spots etc. That is what I was referring too. But I have never really got the full details of what happens if one keeps there ovaries. (9 replies)
... Thanks for the info :) It's good to know things can remain the same. (9 replies)
... is question for my sister. She has fivroids that are causing alot of problems and was told she will be given the choice of having a full hysterectomy or just her uterus taken out. We are trying to find any info. on which operation would be better for her. ... (8 replies)
... ecause he's pretty sure it wasn't cancer but thougth I might also have more endometriosis do deal with. This surgerywill put me in surgical menopause since I had uterus and R ovary taken out last april. ... (4 replies)