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16 Oct 2008

Recent Hysterctomy and slow progress
Hi there, 5 weeks ago I went fopr a hysterectomy and was told by some people that i would be abel to move around and drive after week three. this is my fifth week and i am not able to. i have tried in week 4.5 but experienced a lot of pain. i am due to be back at the office next week but am not positive that i would be able to. I thought that I would be muich better by now. I am experiencing dizzy spells and my body feeld very week and cannot sit up on a chair for an an hour or two. My abodiminal cut up to just below the navel feels like pins and needles and still very sensitive. when sitting it feells like i'm sitting on my wound. Emotionally i feel like crying now and again and am very frustrated about my slow progress. In hospital i was told that I've lost alot of blood and my blood pressure was extremely low about 40 and i had to keepp the oxygen on.
pleasse tell me if this is normal.
thank you. Nicky
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Nicky
Most doctors will tell you that you should not drive or pick up heavy things for at least 6 weeks. It may be that you developed anemia - please let your doctor check your HB to see if you need treatment.
Dr Bets
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