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I Had a Myomectomy

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    My Myomectomy Ends Up In Tragedy - If you are about to do a Myomectomy, please read my story. I wish to share with you my horrible experience. I was over 3 months pregnant when I...
    Ladyn123 Ladyn123 36-40 1 Response Apr 16, 2013

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    Shape - I had a myomectomy 3 weeks ago, and am wondering when my body will return to normal.  I seem to have a firm roll directly above the incision, and am wondering if this...
    frankie74 frankie74 31-35 3 Responses Feb 12, 2008

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    Don't Be Discouraged - I am 34 and this is my second myomectomy in 3 years. I have never been pregnant and I just recently decided that I want to be. My husband has always wanted...
    Hedidthat Hedidthat 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2013

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    Three Days Post-Op Abdominal Myomectomy - I wanted to share my personal experience with recovery from an abdominal myomectomy. Last year, I had experienced intense bouts of pain...
    gromitfan gromitfan 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2013

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    Myomectomy - Hi All, I am glad could find this opportunity to share and learn some more about myomectomy. I am 35 years old single girl hopping still to find a husband and build a...
    Malu2012 Malu2012 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2012

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    I Will Need Surgery; Please Advise - Hi. I'm seeking truthful support & advice... I just learned today that I will need a myomectomy or laparoscopic/robotic version of a...
    Rubberbandgrl Rubberbandgrl 36-40, F 6 Responses May 29, 2013

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    I am having a myomectomy done on Thursday morning. I have an 8am appointment tomorrow for pre-op. I am extremely nervous about this procedure. I have a fear of the anesthesia...
    JazzyJai JazzyJai 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    Myomectomy Support - I am one week post myomectomy. I had a robotic-assisted myomectomy using the Da Vinci robot. I feel good but had grown frustrated at the lack of forums/message...
    MyomectomySupport MyomectomySupport 31-35 Sep 20, 2011

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    Dreading My 2nd Abdominal Myomectomy - I had my first Myomectomy at 19 now I'm 26..My surgery is scheduled for the second week of June....I'm excited because my bladder will have...
    Jamelia1202 Jamelia1202 26-30 1 Response May 7, 2013

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    "You Need Surgery..." - Last year, I started experiencing unbearable pain on my right side.  It was so disturbing, I couldn't walk without being hunched over. ...
    searchingspirit searchingspirit 36-40, F 12 Responses Nov 28, 2009

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    Five Months Later, Still Having Problems - Hello,Haven't been here in awhile.  I had an abdominal myomectomy 5 months ago and had some complications with my incision and bleeding...
    cm0024 cm0024 31-35 3 Responses Jul 19, 2011

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    My Myomectomy - I had a Myomectomy on July 26, 2011. After about a year of deciding to get my fibroids removed , I am so glad I did! I only had 3 that were causing me issues. I...
    shannong72 shannong72 36-40 3 Responses Aug 1, 2011

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    I am 31 years old. I am 11 weeks post op and feeling great. I had an abdominal myomectomy done by a fantastic doctor. My problems started a long time ago. I was diagnosed with...
    candylove82 candylove82 31-35, F Feb 12

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    My Myo Story - Hi there, i am one week after my surgery and would like to give some advice. First please consider finding a reproductive endocrinologist to perform the procedure if...
    tsizzle36 tsizzle36 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2013

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    My Myomectomy - Not As Scary As Reading Blogs Made Me Think It Was Going To Be - I read many of these blog and frankly they freaked me out, I feel for those women who had difficult...
    bec6 bec6 26-30 2 Responses Jun 3, 2013

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    All My Worry For Nothing. - I am 41 years old, single and have no children. About 6 months ago I was laying on my stomach on the floor and felt something. It felt like I was...
    zinndi zinndi 41-45 2 Responses Jan 5, 2012

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    Still Tired From Myomectomy - I had a myomectomy on October 31. It was supposed to be 3 hrs but when they began the procedure they found more than they bargained for. It ended up...
    1Foxy1 1Foxy1 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2012

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    Before And After Photos -  http://i.imgur.com/v8WME.jpg?1  I'm 32 years old, never been pregnant. I had a non laproscopic myomectomy 2 months ago. The incision was glued closed...
    Olwynn Olwynn 31-35 Dec 21, 2012

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    I Survived A Myomectomy - Hello Ladies! This is my 2nd post, and I am officially at the end of my 2nd week after having had a Myomectomy on Feb. 5th, 2010. My mother left on...
    Symphonyind Symphonyind 41-45, F 9 Responses Feb 21, 2010

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    Waiting For My Mycomectomy - I'm 35 years old, single and I've been waiting for over 2 years for my myomectomy surgery on the NHS. When I was initially diagnosed I was told I would...
    denimie123 denimie123 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2013

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    Open Myomectomy - So my story goes like this.. I hadn't had a pelvic exam since college (1999!) and started to feel something hard in the middle of my lower stomach. I went in for...
    ameliabee ameliabee 36-40, F Mar 20, 2013

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    I Had A Myomectomy - I had surgery for fibroid tumors that had grew in the uterus. My mother also has fibroid and got pregnant with all four of her children with them. I had no...
    strawberry666 strawberry666 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2011

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    Scary, But Glad I Did It. - I had a myomectomy just before Thanksgiving. I thank heaven for this website and for the stories people have left here. It's so comforting to know that...
    818diva 818diva 31-35 1 Response Dec 15, 2008

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    Myomectomy - Hi ladies, well i had a myomectomy on Jan 30, 2010. I went into the operating room at 8:45am  and woke up in recovery at 2:30pm. I was very scared...
    Beauty281 Beauty281 31-35, F 9 Responses Feb 2, 2010

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    I Survived A Myomectomy - Hi Ladies! I am a 44 year old, recently engaged, PreKindergarten Teacher and mother of 3 young adult boys and one adopted little girl.  I...
    Symphonyind Symphonyind 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 19, 2010

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    My Journey Afer Myomectomy - Hello, new here. I had a myomectomy 3 weeks ago. The doctor remved one 9.6cm fibroid and one smaller one but, unfortunately could not remove a third...
    journeythru journeythru 36-40 2 Responses Mar 27, 2011

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    Robotic Myomectomy - I was 33 when the doc diagnosed me with a fibriod. She assured me not to mess with it if I wanted to have another child, which I did want another child. She...
    sunnytinks sunnytinks 36-40 Dec 4, 2011

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    I Had a Myomectomy. . . - I had a myomectomy a year and a half ago.  My life has changed drastically since, mostly for the better!  Before the myomectomy, I had been...
    stevensone stevensone 31-35 Oct 2, 2008

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    I Hate Signing Away My Ovaries... - So, three years after finding out I had a fibroid that had to be removed via surgery, (which was done in December 2008,) I find out I had cysts...
    searchingspirit searchingspirit 36-40, F Feb 14, 2012

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    I Am In Love But He Has Moved In With Baby Mama - I met a guy two months back and we started dating, he told me that he was trying to rekindle his relationship with his son's...
    imanim08 imanim08 41-45 Jan 4, 2012

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    I am 10 weeks post laparscopic robotic myomectomy, everything is going great except the fact that my stomach hasn't gone down at all. It appears to be a little bigger than before...
    JazzyJai JazzyJai 31-35, F Feb 13

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    I have an open abdominal myomectomy scheduled for June. I have severe medical trauma, and I am TERRIFIED about how much my body is going to be exposed during this procedure. I...
    Sayhealth Sayhealth 31-35, F Feb 16

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    My Myomectomy Experience - A Myomectomy is a procedure done on a woman's uterus to remove fibroids or benign, non-cancerous tumors, which may be causing her to have any number of...
    avataress avataress F 39 Responses Apr 18, 2006

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    My Myomectomy Story - Hi I had my myomectomy about 3 weeks ago. I have read everything on the internet I think about the procedure. Lol.. Any way. I wanted to offer support to...
    baloo1979 baloo1979 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2012

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    New Here And Recently Had A Myomectomy. I Have A Few Questions... - Hi thanks for having me. I had an open myomectomy almost three weeks ago to remove a grapefruit sized fibroid...
    cm0024 cm0024 31-35 3 Responses Mar 9, 2011

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    Scheduled For A Myomectomy And Dream Of Being A Mommy! - This is the first time that I have shared my story and really hope that I can connect with some women with similar...
    cdance86 cdance86 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 1, 2011

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    My Myomectomy Story... - So I just had an abdominal myomectomy 2 days ago and its not as bad as I thought it would be. I only remember talking to my husband and crying while the...
    lopezino lopezino 26-30, F 10 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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    After My Mymectomy - Hey! everyone my name is Jessica Thompson, and i justed got through having a mymectomy last August and worring how long it will be when i get my cycle back...
    jessicasassy jessicasassy 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 15, 2008

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    Success! Had Baby Less Than A Year After Myomectomy! - Hello.  This is my first post on the internet about my story.  I had large fibroids, three of them.  I was aware of them...
    hummulina hummulina 31-35 2 Responses Aug 13, 2011

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    Nervous... - 2nd Myomectomy On Wednesday....
    Jamelia1202 Jamelia1202 26-30 1 Response Jul 14, 2013

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    I Had A Myomectomy Feb 23, 2010 - I am excited to be on this site. Since my abdominal myo, I have many questions. First I will tell my experience, after surgery, I was out of it...
    jaydasmom jaydasmom 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 9, 2010

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    Myomectomy - I am having my myomectomy on Tuesday and I am scared. I had a procedure last year that was suppose to try and shrink them however they only got worse. I am newly...
    aturner77 aturner77 26-30 1 Response Jul 15, 2012

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    Just Had A Myomectomy... - Hello, I am a 40 year old woman who just had this surgery in hopes of having my first child soon. The surgery took place 11/28/12. The...
    Toiangeliq Toiangeliq 36-40 Dec 13, 2012

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    Laparotomy Myomectomy- Helpful Notes! - Hello all! Thank you all for sharing your experiences! I thought I'd share my experience as well. I am in my 3rd week of recovery from a...
    Ladybug133 Ladybug133 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2013

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    Positive Outcome - I went to my regular OBGYN that suggested I go to a specialist if I would like to have kids. She said if I were in your shoes I would want a specialist and here...
    caritaburton caritaburton 31-35 Apr 21, 2012

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    More Than I Expected, But Still Okay - I had a myomectomy 5 1/2 weeks ago.  I had been putting it off for about 5 years.  I guess I just wasn't ready.  I kept hoping...
    vatitan vatitan 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2009

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    I Had A Myomectomy - I had a myomectomy this last April of 2011. They removed 8 fibroids due to heavy periods and painful cramping. I was in the hospital for 3 days and took me...
    dalelynn0000J dalelynn0000J 26-30 1 Response Dec 28, 2011

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    It Was Not Bad As I Imagined, Not Even Comparable - I had an extra large fibroid in sizes 19x12x8 cm... huge.. I have made research for 9 months. I was so so so much scared of the...
    loona1 loona1 26-30 4 Responses Oct 1, 2010

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