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Planning for Hysterectomy, fibroids present, no bladder problems. Very nervous, how to feel better?

Hello Dr, I am thinking about having a Hysterectomy I am 60 years old post menopausal with 18cm fibriod with no bladder problems just a little discomfort in pelvic area, didn;t know it was there until a recent scan, very, very nervous about op Consultant seemd to focus too much on what could go wrong rather than any beefits of the op, What wre your thoughts please can you make me feel any better, shaking as I write this message. Thank you for your time Loll
Asked On : Sat, 19 Jan 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Feb 2018
Hi. All the patients subjected to the operation of any sort always are nervous. As you are 60 years old and have gone through a long weathering of life, why are you worried. It is true that many consultants overdo explanations and possible complications. He/ She must have also told you the benefits of surgery. Have a faith in yourself and your treating Doctor. !8 cm fibroid needs removal. everything is going to be fine. Positive attitude helps fast recovery.
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