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Post Hysterectomy - some advice if possible

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Madamex
Post Hysterectomy - some advice if possible

Hi everyone, 

I am 11 days post Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy with Salpingo-Oopherectomy and I just don't feel right.

The gas pain after the surgery was worse than any actual surgery pain, which has been pretty much nothing to be honest. I have a wonderful consultant and my surgery was straightforward.

I am having digestive issues, I feel nauseous and I have a very up and down appetite. I have had digestive issues most of my life which I controlled very well with diet etc but this has exasterbated them again. I am watching what I do eat etc but just wondered if anyone else really suffered with this post surgery.

I do have a telephone consultation booked with a doctor tomorrow but just wanted to ask how long others suffered with this type of pain for. i should say that it is worse in the morning and does ease off after Ive been to the loo but I am just stressed out about it. I feel like its never going to go away or back to normal. I dont feel like I am ever going to feel well again.

I realise Im in surgical menopause too.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

Mx

April'19 - Smear

May'19 - Possible invasive disease

June'19 - Colposcopy, 3 biopsies 

June'19 - Lletz under GA

August'19 - Staged 1A1

Sep'19 - Lletz under GA

Oct'19 - Clear for 1A1 but still CIN3

Oct'19 - MRI

Nov'19 - MRI Clear, offered Total Laparoscopic Hyst or follow up Smear

March'20 - Smear

April'20 - HPV + with Low Grade Dyskaryosis.

June'20 - Colposcopy, Two biopsies

July'20 - CIN2 HPV +

Sep'20 - Hysterectomy with salpingo-oophorectomy

Nov'20 - NED. Follow up for vault smear April '21

Mel.T

Hopefully your digestive issues have settled

i had a radical hysterectomy after being diagnosed with 1b cancer at 35. The trapped gas post surgery  was one of the most horrendous things I've experienced. Took about a month before I settled down and lost a stone in weight. I'm a year on now and all check ups have come back clear. I hope you've had no more issues. I can totally empathise with the pain you were having. 
mel x 

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