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What Can I Do To Speed Up The Healing Process After A Vaginal Hysterectomy?

I am a 70 year old healthy woman I had a vaginal hysterectomy about 3 weeks ago were my surgeon removed a fibroid about the size of a grapefruit as well. I have been following all to the recovery instructions. I have my good days and bad days with the level of vaginal pain. I cant set for a long time even though I use ice packs and seat cushions. what can i do to speed up the healing process or at the least relieve the vaginal pain.
Wed, 5 Sep 2018
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Hi,

You can do kegels exercises to tone pelvic floor and help healing. Also can use hot and cold compresses. Don't lift heavy weights. Take often brakes and lay down.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
Regards,
Dr. Olgeta Xhufka
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What Can I Do To Speed Up The Healing Process After A Vaginal Hysterectomy?

Hi, You can do kegels exercises to tone pelvic floor and help healing. Also can use hot and cold compresses. Don t lift heavy weights. Take often brakes and lay down. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Olgeta Xhufka