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HOW SOON AFTER I GET AN IUD CAN I GO SWIMMING

A female asked:
Dr. Haider Goussous
Addiction Medicine 64 years experience
I do not recommend: Most of the time these pd caths leak, the fluid is two way street, since this goes to you peritoneal cavity you might have infection from the swiming ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
You don't: The process itself is tolerated differently among those who receive them. If you feel up to it there is no reason to delay/alter any of your normal ac... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 42 years experience
Until dissolve: If they are outside your mouth and exposed to the water, wait until they dissolve. Otherwise your wound may reopen or heal improperly. Good Luck.
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Lamperti
Facial Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
You'll : You'll probably want to wait at least a couple weeks for swimming. Check with your surgeon to get more specific recommendations.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Enjoy your day no worries swim away
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Tampons: Girls and women are usually able to do all their sports activities during menstrual bleeding if they use tampons. Sometimes, the menstrual flow is a l... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Khristine Tate
Family Medicine 22 years experience
See a dr: This could be a fungal infection v something else so you should be evaluated and see if you need a topical medication. Likely an easy fix.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 42 years experience
Sure: Swimming is fine. Have fun. Know that if you are numb, you may be thinking your mouth / lips are closed when they are not. This = taking on water, so,... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not much: There aren't many options if you need to go swimming while on your period and can't use a tampon or cup. My only suggestion would be to try to find a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Swimming: Swimming without a tampon during your period is not hygienic and you may experience leakage. Consider use of a menstrual cup if you don't wish to use ... Read More
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