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how long were you down and out after having a hysterectomy?

I had a partial hysterectomy 1/8/09. My left ovary, tub, uterus and cervix were removed via laprascopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy. I still have my right ovary. I guess there was a lot of scar tissue and adhessions from the back of my uterus attached to the back of the pelvic wall.

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Asked by lmarcoux at 4:15 PM on Jan. 13, 2009 in Health

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  • Give yourself a good 6 weeks.

    Answer by Bmat at 4:22 PM on Jan. 13, 2009

  • yeah!! maybe even longer then better be careful when you go back to work...i broke mine open and that really scared me.

    Answer by hazeleyes44 at 5:18 PM on Jan. 13, 2009

  • I had my uterus and cervix removed abdominally and followed my doctors recovery instructions to the letter for 6 weeks and had no problems.


    Answer by beeky at 8:11 PM on Jan. 13, 2009

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