Tummy Care after Hysterectomy | Excessive Swelling
If you are experience swelling in your tummy after hysterectomy, it usually means you are doing too much too soon. Take care of yourself and give yourself time to heal. Each day you will gather more and more energy. Just be careful not to “spend” it all in one place, all in one day.
Listen to your body and rest when you aren’t feeling well. Some days you might feel as though you are taking two steps forward only to experience “one step backward” the next day. Hang in there!
Also, be sure and contact your doctor’s office with any questions you have for any symptoms and concerns you have for a swollen tummy. If your tummy becomes hot and painful and you spike a fever, be sure to contact your doctor immediately.
This content was written by staff of HysterSisters.com by non-medical professionals based on discussions, resources and input from other patients for the purpose of patient-to-patient support. Reprinted with permission: Tummy Care after Hysterectomy | Excessive Swelling