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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Enzmann
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No more bleeding: You should wait until your bleeding has stopped completely in order to avoid infection.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
If: If your vital signs are okay usually with in a few hours.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
An hour: Wait an hour or your readings will be spurious.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Typically 1 week: That's what i tell my patients but every doctor is different, so you should check with yours to be sure.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask your MD: You need to ask your treating GYN MD that question.
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Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
SkipADay (see below): Before you go to bed, take a bath (or shower),get all clean and cozy,then put in the medication.Sleep like a baby, get up and go about your day (wear ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Discuss w surgeon: These are questions that should be a part of your post operative care instructions. Ask your surgeon if the instructions were not clear.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
Need sealed incision: Soaking in a tub requires a completely sealed incision, so ones surgeon should inspect it to give the ok. The time required for paresthesia (numbness ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
As your Surgeon...: Every surgeon has his/her own preferences about activity after a c/section. Its best to ask yours this question. In general, you can have a shower a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Yes.

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