Doctor Q&A for Dr. Robert Harris

A female asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
31 years experience Urogynecology
None: While all doctors have different opinions on recovery and activities after surgery, there is little data to suggest that sit ups 2 years after surgery ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
31 years experience Urogynecology
Then don't: Just tell your doctor that you want to keep your ovaries. It is now recommended to remove fallopian tubes at the time of hysterectomy as this lessens ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
31 years experience Urogynecology
Maybe: One of the main complaints after any surgery is difficulty with energy returning to normal. Surgery is stressful to the body and it takes time for one ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
31 years experience Urogynecology
Most likely: While all doctors have different opinions on recovery and activities after surgery, there is little data to suggest that oral would have any negative ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
31 years experience Urogynecology
Most likely: While all doctors have different opinions on recovery and activities after surgery, there is little data to suggest that spin class would have any neg ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
31 years experience Urogynecology
See a doctor: At 52, you may have menopausal changes to your vagina with thinning of the lining resulting in some mild bleeding after intercourse or after having an ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
31 years experience Urogynecology
Hard to know: Incontinence can be caused by an anatomical defect (stress incontinence that occurs with coughing, sneezing) and may be treated surgically or may be a ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
31 years experience Urogynecology
Rectocele: Rectocele is simply the rectum herniating or bulging into the vagina. Common symptoms include a feeling of vaginal fullness and sometimes a feeling of ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
31 years experience Urogynecology
No: Having done thousands of vaginal repairs and reviewing the literature on postop restrictions, there is little basis for limiting activities for any si ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
31 years experience Urogynecology
Wait: It's probably better to wait until you've completed child-bearing if you want your surgical results to last. The main risk factor for vaginal support ... Read More
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