Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

how soon can i get pregnant after having a laparotomy

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Presuming that you are healed, there is no reason you cannot conceive.
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test: If a pregnancy test is positive then it likely indicates that you are pregnant. Surgery would not cause a false positive pregnancy test. If you are un ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devandran Mudely
Specializes in
Timing all of this : After six to eight weeks will be acceptable. yes you can fall pregnant if all the other issues are in order.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, you can get pregnant.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Shouldn't be: Any particular limitations after tonsillectomy in terms of trying to get pregnant, unless you are on continuing to take any medications that can lead ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Pregnancy: as soon as you ovulate and probably after about 2 to 3 weeks
1
1 thank
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You need to ask the: The doc who did the surgery.
1
1 comment
1
1 thank
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Keathley
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Theoretically possible if the ovaries are still in place, ovulation is occurirng, and a passage is present that allows sperm to meet with the egg. Th ... Read More
6
6 thanks
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
After one cycle.: I suggest to wait 2 cycles before trying, so the uterus builds its self up again.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Ask OB: Unfortunately none of us here on health tap were there. We did not see what kind of incision on the uterus your OB made during the cesarean. This que ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Soon: Once you feel ready, you can start trying. Make sure your preconception status is optimized. Take prenatal vitamins with folic acid and DHA, do not sm ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
When you feel ready: 18, so probably best to wait a while
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Soon: A recent study showed overall, women who became pregnant within six months of miscarrying had better outcomes and a lower risk of complications than t ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hysterectomy: Hysterectomy does not have anything to do with having orgams. Having orgasm depends on mutiple social issues like marital satisfaction, feeling of wel ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Why rush?: At age 18 why the rush to get pregnant again? Enjoy this time with your baby. These are important years to maximize the time you spend together and he ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Optimum time: The optimum time depends on the length of your menstrual cycle. Ovulation is mid-cycle. The best odds are the day before, the day of and the day after ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Usually: About 4 weeks after the HCG level drops to zero.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
As soon as UR ready!: There is no minimum time for you to wait after an early miscarriage (before 12 weeks) before trying to get pregnant again. In fact the women who wait ... Read More
7
7 thanks
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It is possible to get pregnant the next cycle after a miscarriage....This can be fairly quick.
3
3 thanks
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
6-8 weeks: This is a good question and it isn't clear what the right answer is. The newest studies say that you should wait until you have one normal cycle befo ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Soon: One can start having intercourse soon after a hydrocele if there is no swelling or pain. This can typically be done in around 10 days. Factors to take ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Harris
32 years experience Family Medicine
Immediately: In theory, a miscarriage is as significant as a very heavy period. The whole cycle resets and restarts, and gets ready for the next round. Assuming t ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
2 mos : I usually recommend that patients given their body a chance to heal. That means waiting about 2 months, have a normal cycle, before trying again. Th ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Usually...: One week, but not too vigorously!

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month