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How soon can I take a hot bath or Jacuzzi after giving birth

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: 4 weeks minimum for the womb to close and as long as it takes for any incision or stitches to be closed. Jacuzzi or hot tubes frequently carry a lot ... Read More
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
See doc: Your doctor will let you know.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Of course not: You can bathe the same day. I prefer a shower myself.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Odor: Do you know where the odor is coming from? In order to help you, one needs to do history/physical exam maybe labs/studies in order to figure out what ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
See details: You should wait to take a pregnancy test until the week after your missed period for the most accurate result.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
34 years experience Family Medicine
Diet: Unless there was a significant blood loss, a healthy diet, and continuing your prenatal vitamins with iron is the best way.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
I would give it at: least 10-14 days before immersion in water. Showers would be okay. Your vaginal wall and cervix are healing from the trauma of delivery, and would n ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
If : If you are still having pelvic pain you need a complete medical evaluation by your ob/gynecologist. You may be dealing with pain from a significant am ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
6 -8 weeks: In part it depends on what you need to heal. In general, your uterus and vagina have healed in usually 6-8 weeks. Any incisions may take longer to h ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, you can.: Please find a regular form of protection.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
4 to 6 weeks: It depends on the extensiveness of the vaginal repair, but in general 4 to 6 weeks which encompasses the post partum period prior to the final check u ... Read More

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