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How soon can I take a bath after hysterectomy

A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
After 6 week check : Unless you had a supracervical hysterectomy, i usually tell my patients to do no more than a sitz bath (2-3inches of water) until I have inspected the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Now right now: You had the surgery 11days ago.It is about time you take a bath.
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Should be OK: It is safe to shower immediately after your surgery. I allow my patients to take tub baths at any time after discharge from the hospital. You should ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: There are quite a few types of hysterectomy. If you had a laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy you could take a bath right away because you only h ... Read More
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Different surgeons give different directions. I allow my patients to shower and or bathe in the tub starting the day after surgery.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doctors advice: Your doctor who did your surgery advised you that it was ok to swim and take a bath. We should trust the the surgeon who did your case is providing yo ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Estape
29 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Need exam: It is not normal to continue seeing brown or bloody discharge after a hysterectomy. If the hysterectomy was done less than six weeks ago then it could ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
OF COURSE!: AS A MATTER OF FACT THAT YOU SHOULD BATHE AFTER GYM!
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
Specializes in Gynecology
Possibly: If there is no biopsy, you can take a bath after the colposcopy right away. If you have extensive biopsies, it's better to wait one to two weeks ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes, you can: I would suggest that you do not place any bathwater into contact with the wound.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bath: If you wanted to know when you can take a bath after surgery, it is better to ask your surgeon when it is possible to do this. Otherwise, if you just ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
No: Bathing after exercise is expected. There is no harm in it at all.

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