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How long after ovarian surgery can you use a tampon

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
General Surgery 22 years experience
Even better idea..: You should probably just get a bag, sounds like what you need :).

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Nowicki
Gynecologic Oncology 25 years experience
Most likely they wil: Use stitched that dissolve unless its going to be a big up and down incision ( the staples).
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Breast Surgery 34 years experience
Yes: Femoral hernis surgery is not significantly differnt from a regular inguinal henia surgery. Tampons will not affect your recovery and should be fine t... Read More
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
No problem: If tampons are used appropriately after hernia surgery.
Dr. Joseph Sucher
Trauma Surgery 27 years experience
Yes: Your use of tampons will only be limited by any pain that you may experience when placing them. But there should be no reason they would cause any pro... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Tampons: There should not be a contraindication.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derek Haas
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
It's okay: Yes, these are two separate body systems. The appendix is a small unnecessary part of your colon. Your period represents your uterus shedding the li... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
You need to ask your surgeon this question as if there is a post op infection he/she may not want anything like a tampon in the vagina..
A female asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Gynecology 24 years experience
Check with your dr: It is not unusual to have bleeding after a tubal or any laparoscopic gynecology surgery. It is not recommended to use a tampon 2nd risk of infection.... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 37 years experience
It depends...: On what type of suture material was used and the thickness of the suture. Without knowing the answer to both of those, it's difficult to tell exactly... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Schuster
Urogynecology 33 years experience
No: Depending on your age and the "complexity" of the cyst as well as cyst size, some of these can be managed with serial u/s.. The technology of vaginal ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
Obstetrics & Gynecology 35 years experience
Need more info: Symptoms, size, type, persistence, results of imaging studies, etc.