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Partial hysterectomy?

Has anyone had this done?
How did you feel after and are you glad you did it or do you regret it?
How long should I have my mom watch my child after the surgery?
Will I need someone to take care of me? How long?
( thru vagina and belly button )

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:18 PM on Sep. 30, 2009 in Health

Answers (3)
  • I had a total abdominal hysterectomy, so I can't really address your specific questions. Take a look at Hystersisters.com (or .org, I'm not sure) They have GREAT resources there!
    kjrn79

    Answer by kjrn79 at 6:33 PM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • I had a partial and I have no regrets at all.  I felt awful after my surgery but once I was on my feet the next day, I felt so much better.


    If your child is young, you will need help looking after him/her for a while (maybe a couple of weeks) but you won't need any care as long as you follow your doctors recovery instructions to the letter. 


    My recovery time was 6 weeks but I had abdominal surgery so yours might be less.  Your doctor should tell you all you need to know before you are discharged from the hospital.

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 9:34 PM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • Ahh, thanks! Would love to hear more from other woman..
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:34 AM on Oct. 1, 2009

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