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I have had GRS recently and I am Wondering if any sisters who have had this surgery before me could tell me how long before normal feeling came back. I have some feeling, but a lot of numbness.

thank You!

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I have some posts in here that tell  my post op journey, and one of our moderators Jackie has kept us updated on her progress recently.  It can take 6 to 18 months for full healing and maybe a bit more.

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My surgeon says at least six months. I've heard as long as a year. She also said you can hasten the process with Bio Oil. I started that yesterday, so we'll see how that goes. At three months, I've still got considerable numbness though things are waking up. Slowly.

 

Hugs!

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Welcome RGS.  I experienced numbness in a specific area for quite some time.  This one area took over a year and half to return to a sense of normal.  

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I think it was about Eight months for it all to start to re alingn it itself with my body and its connections.

 

My was quite numb for a while. But strange how dilation still was really uncomftable. I would expect it would take longer depending on depth and how much you was pulled around. Over a year at least before all the normal function and feelings returned.

 

I suppose it depends on age etc and how quick you heal.

 

 

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