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so tender that I can only wear dresses 13 weeks later?

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13 weeks since my hysterectomy leaving ovaries, scar just above pubic hair. Had to have hysterectomy because of multiple fibroids, some very big and one 5 cm on outside of uterus. Uterus had grown past my belly button. Now my belly button is so tender that I can only wear dresses to work as I sit at a desk. It doesn't matter if pants are 2 sizes to big I can have any pushing on my belly button or you can't ever genteelly feel the area. None of my Doc's are worried as they say it was a huge, terrible surgery. But I wonder as it is getting worse not better.

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replied September 19th, 2011
Hysterectomy Answer A26977
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The symptoms could be suggestive of possible nerve damage and paresthesia, scar tissue formation, formation of adhesions, endometriosis, etc. It is difficult to comment on your the symptoms that you describe without examining you thoroughly and going ahead with getting further investigations. Consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for further evaluation and assistance. You might consider option of laparoscopic evaluation to look for the exact cause and get it treated/removed at the same session. Treatment options as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigation results) would be started to help you. Look out for development of any other new symptoms. Be in regular follow-up and monitoring of your treating gynecologist/obstetrician and report any unusual/abnormal/new symptoms immediately.
Take care.

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