Hysterectomy Community
Pain 3 weeks post op??
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to hysterectomy, such as: abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, LAVH, menopause, Oopherectomy, ovarian cysts, pelvic pain, radical hysterectomy, subtotal hysterectomy, supracervical or partial hysterectomy, uterine fibroids, and vaginal hysterectomy.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Pain 3 weeks post op??

I am 3 weeks post op from a laproscopic/vaginal hysterectomy. I am feeling ok except I am having some tenderness a few inches above my incision on the right side. Is it normal to still feel sore and tender 3 weeks post op?
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Some women heal faster than others, we're all different. This is major surgery and it's only been 3 weeks. So yes, you can still be having tenderness. If it's very painful of course see your Dr right away.
Are you sticking to Drs orders and resting? If you try and do too much too fast your not giving your body the chance to heal. No stairs, lifting or sex for 6 weeks.
I hope you feel better soon. Take care. Remar
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I'm not the best surgical patient. Our house has stairs so I am up and down them. With 3 kids I don't get as much rest as I should I'm sure but I'm  not doing anything strenuous. It's not bad pain just really tender and sore feeling like bruised I guess. I am only tender on the right side though so that had me a little worried.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
do exactly as remar says...rest, rest and rest.  If you can manage it, have someone watch the darling children....and either stay upstairs or downstairs and you'll be fit in no time.  Good luck
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Hysterectomy Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Women's Health Answerers
4851940_tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
10225605_tn?1408638630
Blank
ipurr2
Tucson, AZ
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
old_before_my_time