Re: Adhesions and Hysterectomy

From: Robin M (
Tue Nov 9 18:53:08 2004

Dear Karen, Many women will tell you that having a hysterectomy is the worse thing you can do, but I do not feel that way. I had my hysterectomy in 94. I had heavy periods and could not be gone from home for more than an hour, even with a super tampon and xtra big pad. I had large clots and not only did I have adhesion pain but the pain was worse with my period. It seemed to take a long time to get over the surgical pain and to feel like myself again, but it was worth it. If your surgeon will use a barrier, it will help with reformation or new adhesions. I also suffered from PMS and it certainly helped with that. No one should tell you to have or not to have surgery. That has to be your own choice. But you should be well informed before making that choice. robin M

At Mon, 8 Nov 2004, Karen Halton wrote: >
>I have never posted here before, but was hoping I might be able to find
>some guidance. Please bear with me - I will try to condense this as
>much as possible.
>I have had cervical dysplasia twice. It was treated with laser surgery.
>I have had two c-sections.
>I have been told (at the second c-section) that I have adhesions.
>I had my gall bladder removed in 2000, and was told that same thing.
>I have a fibroid cyst in my uterus. VERY Painful periods.
>Karen Halton

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