Sometimes. I do not know how long it has been since your surgery but I still had the same "period" symptoms for a several months after mine. It has been 10 years for me and sometimes I still have them but not as pronounced.
The weather also has a big effect on me. If it is humid, instant bloat.
Another thing I have noticed is that when I am dehydrated I feel bloated. I increase my fluids and the bloat goes away. Seems like it should be counterproductive but it is not.
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Do you eat anything that's labeled "sugar-free" or "no sugar added?" Or "added fiber?" I just ask because I stay away from sugar alcohols like sorbitol & fiber additives like inulin because they make me bloated & give me GI discomfort. Other food sensitivities can do it too-lactose, gluten, someone already mentioned soy.
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Yes, I'm bloated and my ring finger is swollen. I ate too much bread this weekend. Back to fruit only for breakfast and the water is working it's way through.
My butt is bloated too.
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Do you still have your ovaries? If so, your body is still going through hormonal cycles, even after a hysterectomy.
Pre-hysto I never had hormonal bloating, but I do sometimes notice other things (mood changes, breast soreness) even though I lost my uterus three years ago.
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It could be something you're eating.
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I tend to swell some when the weather is hot. When it's hot, I notice that my wedding ring is more snug. During the winter, it rattles around on my finger and, in the summer, it's sometimes pretty tight.
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I get that feeling after eating anything "soy." It just doesn't agree with me. There's a sport drink I sometimes have and it makes me feel that way -- I checked the ingredients & sure enough there was soy.
Water retention / bloat is sometimes caused by fluctuations in hormone levels. Isn't being a woman great?
I personally always get soooo bloated when the weather suddenly changes. If it's a rainy day, you can bet that my jeans feel a bit snugger.
9/3/13 6:19 P
I'm not sure what the deal is but I've been feeling bloated all weekend and no I have a hysterectomy so it's not from that... just not sure why I feel so bloated don't even cook with salt and haven't eaten anything salty. But if I didn't know better I'd think it was that time of the month hahahahaha
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