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Bloating and cramping after hysterectomy

Michaelynn
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Joined: Apr 2010

I had a complete hysterectomy. I am 9 months post chemo and just had my blood work done and saw my onc/obgyn and he examined me and said I was doing good. But I get abdominal bloating and cramping that feels just like it did before my period would start pre hystectomy. Does anyone else get this? I had the hysterectomy in March 2010. Is there such a thing as phantom cramping? I don't have this feeling all the time but when it comes it lasts for a few days and then goes away. Any help would be appreciated.

nempark
Posts: 596
Joined: Apr 2010

Hi: I don't know about phantom cramping, what I know is that I do get bloating and cramping (real cramps) my last visit to my gyn, he said that I should have been healed and not having any pains. I am 18 months post op. MMMT stage 1 grade 3. The last time my doc did a visual and said that everything was okay. I am still worried, but is doing my best to be positive. Lets hope that it is "phantom cramping" mine is almost all the time. AARGG. Be well my love. June

basaf
Posts: 1
Joined: May 2010

Hi I was just wondering if you ever received an answer about your pain and bloating. I am 10 months out now from my total hysterectomy and last month started experiencing cramping and bloating. What is unusual is that I also had these symptoms before my hysterectomy. For approx. eight years the doctors blamed the cramping and bloating on my fibroids. Please let me know.
Thanks,
Beth

Michaelynn
Posts: 71
Joined: Apr 2010

I had a urine test for possible urinary tract infection which came out negative then all my symptoms went away in about a weeks time and have never came back so I don't know what was causing them. My started a few days after a pelvic exam so i wonder if that had anything to do with it. I have had 2 pelvic exams since then with no problems afterwards.

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