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how long after ovarian surgery can you use a tampon

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

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Short to long time: If an ovarian malignancy arises and is contained in a cystic structure, a laparoscopic resection in about 1/2 hr. can suffice. If an epithelial tumor ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
26 years experience Gynecology
Depends: Their is not a specific amount of time. This usually would not need to be performed immediately. If you have pain, an elevated CA-125, a family hist ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on the size: It depends on the size of the cysts and how severe are the symptoms you can take anti inflammatory medicines like Motrin for pain and discuss with yo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually a day or two: Ovarian cysts are sometimes removed surgically, usually with laparoscopy. This involves inserting instruments through 1/4 inch incisions. Recovery t ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Love
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not for, but for...: Tampons should not be used for bleeding related to the C-section still healing, so avoid them until you've completely healed. That is, the internal w ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Nowicki
23 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Most likely they wil: Use stitched that dissolve unless its going to be a big up and down incision ( the staples).
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Nowicki
23 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
4-6 weeks : Most (open) abdominal surgery recovery takes 4-6 weeks.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Mirabile
32 years experience Gynecology
Ovarian cyst: The removal of an ovarian cyst will cause downtime of approximately 3 - 5 days.
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