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When you leave the hospital

  • You will be able to leave the hospital when you:
    • are able to eat and drink without problems
    • can take your pain medicine by mouth and have good pain control.
    • are able to urinate without problems
    • are able to pass gas
    • are able to walk.
  • You will receive information about going home and the nurse will review these instructions with you.
  • You will receive a prescription for pain medicine. You can have this filled at the hospital pharmacy or at your own pharmacy.

 

Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Preparing for Your Hysterectomy, gyn-ahc-95582

First published: 04/25/2013
Last updated: 04/25/2013

Reviewed by: Allina Health GYN (Gynecology) Care Council