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When considering a hysterectomy, ask your health professional:
If you are told you need a hysterectomy, ask:
The hospital or surgery center may send you instructions on how to
get ready for your surgery. Or a nurse may call you with instructions before
Right after surgery, you will be taken to a recovery area where
nurses will care for and observe you. You will likely stay in the recovery
area for 1 to 4 hours, and then you will be moved to a hospital room. In
addition to telling you about any special instructions from your doctor, your nurse will explain
information to help you in your recovery.
Current as of:
March 12, 2014
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
& Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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