I Had a Hysterectomy

I know I'm hot. It just comes in flashes now. 200 People

    Harder Than I Thought....

    After my 13th surgery for endometriosis, I just couldn't take it anymore.  The lesions kept spreading and the time between surgeries kept getting shorter and shorter and the pain worse and worse.  I built up so much scar tissue that I was having pain from that ON ...
    Izabelle Izabelle
    26-30, F
    17 Responses Nov 30, 2008

    Do I Or Don't I

    I am a 38 yr old mother of 4. My youngest will be 1 in a few days. I was just diagnosed with Adenomyosis and was given two options. A partial hysterectomy with removal of my uterus only or I can take a pill called Lystada. Lystada clots your blood to lessen your period. It...
    supermomof4 supermomof4
    1 Response Nov 9, 2012

    Life After The Clearance.......

    Hi there :-) I'm 26 and had a pelvic clearance last year and wanted to share my story. I'm just like every other girl out there, when I was younger I dreamed of growing up meeting prince charming and having the perfect 2.4 children but like every other girl out there I have...
    Lexy11011 Lexy11011
    Mar 29, 2012

    I Had A Total Hysterectomy On 3rd December 2012

    I was told I had overian cancer they did a total on me including my cervix. I was in theatre for 6 hours and had two blood transfusions. I was so determined to be ok after my op that I didn't think about what they had said about cancer. They told me the week before Xmas that the...
    Tinasafety Tinasafety
    1 Response Feb 26, 2013

    I know I am young to have one

    but when it's hormones killing you emotionally and you physically harm yourself its all you can do to not say yes. Its the best thing i've done but its so weird being this way
    dunwitdis dunwitdis
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 8, 2014

    Hysterectomy Scared

    I went to the hospital for a scan and they told me that i have two cyst size being 12 cm in the ovaries they thought it my be cancer but it was not they said they were going to give me a hysterectomy now all my kids have grown up but whats made me scared is that the doctor at the...
    jooen5 jooen5
    3 Responses Aug 4, 2013

    Over and Done With....

    On Friday, December 28, 2007 I had a total hysterectomy.  I am soooo glad that this is over and done with.  I had been thinking about doing this for such a long time.  I had talked it over with my family and friends and decided that it was now or never.  After...
    mommybelle mommybelle
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Dec 31, 2007

    Need An Op

    had an hysterectomy wanna chat to someone else who also has
    sagent sagent
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jan 20, 2013


    I had a Hysterectomy on the 22nd January 2010 at the age of 28. The operation went perfect i had a Total Abdominal Hysterectomy removal of the uterus and cervix. 2 Days after the operation i had a Internal bleed which required a blood transfusion. I am feeling much better now...
    louloubugingram louloubugingram
    3 Responses Apr 12, 2010

    I had a hysterectomy (they took out my uterus

    and my tubes but left my overies and it was a c section cut) in October of 2015 I Wasnt in a relationship and I dont have any kids so that was super emotional for me and hard for me to deal with now as far as the physical healing I haven't had sex since the surgery but when i...
    spiritualvirgo82 spiritualvirgo82
    31-35, F
    Mar 24, 2016

    Welcome To Forty Life Has Changed Drastically!!

    I had just turned forty and life changed dratically that year. A month after my birthday I was complaining about pain on my left side and was break through spotting for 2 months and was gettting worse. So I went in to have an abdominal/vaginal ultrasound. They did the normal...
    tryingtosurvive40 tryingtosurvive40
    46-50, F
    Sep 14, 2013

    I Had A Total Hyster Laparoscopically And I'm Doing Great

    On Sept. 27 I had a complete hysterectomy. They did it laparoscopically with robot. I could have come home the first day without pain meds. I was blessed to not have complications. I am 49 and hadn't had problems with my period. I thought I was finished. I hadn't had a period for...
    Hoot81 Hoot81
    Oct 28, 2012

    Hysterectomy, Ho!

    After 27 years of extreme discomfort and monthly trauma, I had a hysterectomy. It was the best decision I ever made for myself; also, "Yeah, maybe getting that tattoo across my *** is a bad idea." Still considering that one. So anyway, things over the last ten years had been...
    caitilie caitilie
    46-50, F
    Feb 9, 2012

    Hang In There ....

    I am 54 years young and last year I stood in my kitchen with blood and "Stuff" falling on the the floor before my very eyes. Rushed to hospital where they found I had 3 massive fibroids size of grapefruit's and a cysts on each ovary. I took 3 days plus 14 different drugs to stop...
    Annie545 Annie545
    Aug 16, 2012

    I'm 26 And Having A Hysterectomy

    I'm having my surgery in February. I had the uterine ablation done in November and it did not work..( procedure where they burn the lining of your uterus) well I have horrible periods I bleed everyday and have been for about year if not longer. Dr. has no clue why nothing is...
    amyrose86 amyrose86
    1 Response Dec 22, 2012

    Hysterectomy - My Story!

    Having an operation can sometimes be a scary choice. I put having the operation off for several years out of fear and just believing that one day it would get better. I suffered so badly with bleeding that I couldn't hold down a job or even go to the store, etc. Finally, I...
    Alark1 Alark1
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Sep 2, 2012

    Partial Hysterectomy

    Had hysterectomy in Sept 2012 due to cyst and endometriosis still have right ovary. I have been feeling crappy ever since once and a while have raising heart probably due to some meds that I have been on. Very frustrated about it. My sex drive has fallen feel bad for husband. I...
    10point 10point
    May 13, 2013

    I had a (necessary) hysterectomy 12 days ago.

    I'm not sure how I feel about it...it had to be done but there is a void...
    ChrisatEP ChrisatEP
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 7, 2015

    I'm five weeks post-op

    and feeling more like my old self today. Thanks to everyone who gave me encouragement, it really helped
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 11, 2015

    Surgery Surprise

    When I was 8 years old (which is 9 in Chinese years because we count birthdays from the conception day), I got my first menses. On that day, I got into an accident and was wounded in the lower abdomen. This caused endometriosis and I had to have many surgeries...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Mar 8, 2009

    A Mans Perspective!

    I come here from the other side of the fence and with a different take on the issue of Hysterectomies. 4 years ago I was the happiest married man in the world. I had it all, a very beautiful and loving wife who cared greatly for me and always call me her knight in shining armor...
    whitepine1 whitepine1
    51-55, M
    6 Responses May 27, 2010

    Da Vinci Experience

    I just had a full hysterectomy on the 12th of April via the Da Vinci robotic method. I am still in significant pain. Has anyone else had this surgery and what was your outcome?
    KFahy KFahy
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 24, 2013

    Hysterectomy With A De Vinci Robot On Feb. 29, 2012

    4 days ago I had a hysterectomy - uterus and ovaries. I was not expecting the ovaries to go - that was an unpleasant surprise. Also - the surgery was supposed to take a little over 2 hours....it took just under 6. I was under a long, long time. When you have any type of...
    kp129766 kp129766
    3 Responses Mar 4, 2012

    Trying To Survive My Wife's Hysterectomy

    My wife was diagnosed with endometrial cancer 7 1/2 months ago. We have a child - 2 1/2 yrs old and our marriage has been under strain since my wife became pregnant. we were beginning to get things back on track but since her diagnosis she has had a total hysterectomy. Because of...
    bollockslpapr bollockslpapr
    36-40, M
    5 Responses Jul 15, 2011

    A Huge Mistake!

    In 1992 I had an ectopic pregnancy which left me with one fallopian tube and one ovary. My periods have always been painful and exhausting so I decided to have a hysterectomy when I was 40. Talk about throwing the baby out with the bathwater! (no pun intended) immediately after...
    KShade KShade
    46-50, F
    Feb 28, 2011

    I had a hysterectomy

    since my life has gone so bad I kicked my fiancé out I'm so lonely I've lost so much ....
    crazycakes1 crazycakes1
    36-40, F
    Apr 12, 2015

    Week 4 After The Davinci Hysterectomy

    After several year of having my yearly exams being completed by my family doctor, I went to a Gynecologist to discuss this bulge in my lower pelvic area and pain in my side. I felt as if my inside were about to come out and after much internet search, I formed my own self...
    Clydethecat1 Clydethecat1
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Oct 10, 2013

    Glad It's Over With....

    I was 37 when I had my hysterectomy. It took me a year to decide to go ahead with the surgery. I had uterine fibroids and a softball sized mass growth sitting next to my right ovary. I was experiencing a lot of painful periods. Even days, weeks before I was due for my periods...
    noaht43 noaht43
    46-50, T
    1 Response Oct 12, 2012

    I was 30 years old when I started having very

    heavy painful periods. My DH and I wanted children so I did not go on birth control. When my cycles started effecting my job I had to go on birth control. A couple of years later we decided it we weren't getting any younger and needed to try. The whole time we were dealing with...
    SaRai14 SaRai14
    41-45, F
    Dec 8, 2014

    Never Too Young For A Hysterectomy

    This November will be my fifth year celebrating life with no worries that I could been dying from ovarian cancer without warning. I am BRCA 1+. I was diagnosed back in 1998 at the age of 26. Three years after the diagnosis I voluntarily had BPM (bilateral prophylactic...
    SFSue SFSue
    41-45, F
    Sep 6, 2013

    I had a hysterectomy six weeks ago today.

    Went for my follow up this morning and doing great. I've back to work for two weeks and have been given the all clear. I would be lying if I said my attitude throughout this was great. My wife was a trooper putting up with me, when I was feeling down and pissed at the world. I'm...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Sep 25, 2015

    I had a hysterectomy 2/11 at the age of 48.

    They left my ovaries. I was diagnosed with stage 4 endometriosis at that time too. I just had my ovaries removed 4 weeks ago because of more endometriosis.
    RaelaH RaelaH
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2015

    Recent Hysterectomy

      I had a total hysterectomy ten days ago.  It all happened quite quickly really as I had a large cyst that was a bit suspect, and a lot of fiibroids.  First went to doctors in April, and after scans it was decided to do the hysterectomy as I am 49 and things were...
    sausy sausy
    3 Responses Jun 20, 2009

    I had a hysterectomy almost a year ago at the

    age of 34 due to fibroids and extreme bleeding. 7 months after the extreme bleeding started, I had my surgery. But here is the weird part of it. Not only am I happy I got a hysterectomy, I feel like I am obsessed with the awesomeness of never having a period again or...
    jncmrpk jncmrpk
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 24, 2015

    Eleven Days Post-op

    I had a laparoscopic, supra-cervical partial hysterectomy eleven days ago. I am twenty-five, married, no children. My husband and I have never wanted children - we made that decision before we ever got engaged. Both of us have known since we were teenagers, I knew long before...
    TeflonSpatula TeflonSpatula
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Mar 27, 2012

    What To Do At 35? Help!!

    Over the last few months my life has been full of surprises... the latest was an abnormal pap that turned into a biopsy then a second one ...OUCH!! to a D&C and then finally being diagnosed with cancer of the endometrium in only a month's time... Although, aside from the...
    ccnotalone ccnotalone
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Dec 5, 2012


    I am 45 years old I could never have children just last week I had a laprascopically hysterectomy I had 13 miscarriages and 1 tubal pregnancy in the past 15 years I had terrible periods severe scar tissue and endometriosis but now I feel cheated. I now know there is no hope for...
    sadfemale sadfemale
    Mar 14, 2013

    What Do I Have To Expect? (My) Life After Hysterectomy...

    I've undergone total abdominal hysterectomy with salpingo oophorectomy (removal of right ovary including its fallopian tube) about 2 months ago. Deciding to undergo such operation was quite easy for me as I was just being practical to keep myself healthy. I'm 30 years old single...
    31-35, F
    Mar 27, 2013

    Almost 3 Weeks Post Vaginal Hysterectomy

    My story is very similar to most of them here. I have had endometriosis for years and had laparascopy 3.5 years ago. I didn't know that I was going to be able to get pregnant but a year ago now I found out I was pregnant. The pregnancy was to be short lived because I miscarried...
    Tessa74 Tessa74
    41-45, F
    Jul 23, 2013

    Had A Hysterectomy And Loving It

    In 2007, I had a complete hysterectomy for discomfort and pain and heavy bleeding and a risk of cancer. Afraid of the unknown, I didn't know what to expect. Would I feel the same? Will sex feel the same? What would happen. I tell ya, I've no regrets. Sex is wonderful, in...
    grizzycat grizzycat
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 14, 2012

    Hysterectomy On May 1, 2013

    I'm having problems with my bows. When would they get back normal?
    gamblevon gamblevon
    51-55, F
    3 Responses May 20, 2013

    A Glass Of Wine And A Tear.

    I celebrated the 5th anniversary of her hysterectomy this November all alone with a glass of wine and a tear. Five of the most difficult years I’ve ever endured. Oh I know it’s not been easy for her ether; she weighed 120 pounds before the surgery and despite her best efforts...
    whitepine1 whitepine1
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Dec 23, 2010


    I am 45 years old I could never have children just last week I had a laprascopically hysterectomy I had 13 miscarriages and 1 tubal pregnancy in the past 15 years I had terrible periods severe scar tissue and endometriosis but now I feel cheated. I now know there is no hope for...
    sadfemale sadfemale
    Mar 14, 2013

    Had a hysterectomy yesterday morning.

    I'm tired and in some pain. One day and I already feeling down.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2015
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