June 21st 2021

Dr Grant on What to Expect After a Hysterectomy

Dr Grant offers advice on the recovery and potential after effects for a patient due to have a hysterectomy. A hysterectomy is the removal of the womb. In this particular patient’s case a hysterectomy is needed to prevent endometrial cancer. Dr Grant details the stages of the procedure and the advantages or disadvantages of different methods, such as a Laparoscopic Hysterectomy.

After a hysterectomy, Dr Grant recommends to take it easy and avoid heavy lifting or straining for a few weeks, noting it generally takes anything from two to eight weeks to get back to the majority of daily activities.

Each week, Dr Jennifer Grant, Physician at Beacon HealthCheck answers your questions each week on Independent.ie.

Read Dr Grant’s full article here.