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 your surgery.
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.
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