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Preparing for surgery and short-term recovery (PMDD & PME focus)
By IAPMD1 author23 articles
Is surgical menopause forever? Are my menopausal symptoms permanent?
What happens in the pre-op appointment? What should I expect?
How long is recovery from surgery?
Can I still have the surgery if I am on my period?
Do I need to shave/remove my pubic hair before surgery?
What can I do for myself to make recovery from surgery easier?
If I am on GnRHa or Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) already do I need to stop it to have the surgery?
What do I need to pack for the hospital?
How do I know if my wounds are healing properly?
How long will I be in the hospital after surgery?
How will I feel immediately after the surgery?
What do I do if I don't feel well / have problems after I get home?
Do I need to be on pain medication post op?
Is vaginal bleeding normal after the op?
How soon after surgery can I have a bath/shower?
How soon after surgery can/should I start HRT?
How soon will I be able to urinate or poop normally?
How soon after surgery can I fly?
How soon after surgery can I start having sex?
How soon after surgery can I begin aerobic exercise?
How long do I need off work after the surgery?
How soon after the operation will menopause symptoms, like hot flushes, begin?
How soon after surgery can I masturbate/orgasm?