Recovery for hysterectomy can take up to 6 weeks depending on what type of hysterectomy was performed and the outcome of the procedure, according to the Office on Women's Health. During recovery, the patient must limit s... More » Health Women's Health

The process of recovering from a total hysterectomy involves a short period in the hospital followed by home rest and a gradual return to normal activity levels. The length of the recovery depends on the individual patie... More » Health Women's Health Reproductive Anatomy

The longest recovery time for abdominal hysterectomy surgery is about eight weeks, according to WebMD. A hysterectomy is generally an inpatient procedure, and the patient usually spends up to three days in the hospital f... More » Health Women's Health Reproductive Anatomy
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Recovery from an abdominal hysterectomy takes approximately six to eight weeks, according to WebMD. For a vaginal hysterectomy or a laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy, the recovery time is less and can be as brie... More » Health Women's Health

Good candidates for a robotic hysterectomy include women with an enlarged uterus or ovaries, cancer patients requiring dissection of the lymph nodes in the pelvis area and obese patients, according to Main Line Health. P... More » Health Women's Health

While a hysterectomy is considered a major surgery, new technology used in laparoscopic procedures make hysterectomies less painful and much safer, while also reducing recovery time, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. ... More » Health Women's Health