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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Review this: With your cardiologist. You may require a form of closely monitored exercise after something like you describe, referred to as cardiac rehab.
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Post artery stent: Your doc who placed the stent, or who ordered the stent placed will be the best to answer your question. In general the location of the stent, (heart, ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ew Baldwin
19 years experience Cardiology
Keep exercising: Moderate exercise doesn't cause coronary artery disease. It's possible that as you started exercising harder, you started having symptoms that led to ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
44 years experience Family Medicine
Good value: If you LDL is below 100 is fine and you HDL o good Cholesterol is over 40 is normal so you are excellent.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Depends: The issue is usually not the angiogram itself but the site the catheter was introduced, usually the groin. Depending on the size (diameter) of the cat ... Read More
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neal Kraus
10 years experience Hospital-based practice
Depends: cardiac rehabilitation is used in those with coronary artery disease. Your question is dependent on a number of factors and there isn't a simple answ ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Variable : Depending upon how fast you heal. Talk to your transplant doctor.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Whitby
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Are YOU ready?: Welcome! so much of daily living is "exercise" -best to heal inside & out, review your fitness prior to pregnancy and during....Then stretch, warm up ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It depends what is found on the cath. If the cath is unremarkable, you can exercise the next day.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
None.: Be content to get out of bed and ambulate as much as you can indoors for the first week after your c-section. You may resume exercise 6-12 weeks postp ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Ask the cardiologist: That question needs to be answered by the patient's cardiologist, not a doctor over the internet.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Not long!: Patients who undergo this procedure without complications can safely fly within a week or so. Please make sure your cardiologist is involved in this d ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Recovery: The less invasive surgery is, the faster the recovery and the less chance of complications.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: Usually the procedure is done as an outpatient procedure and you go home the same day. Occasionally one may have to stay overnight to be monitored. ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
18 years experience Family Medicine
At least 6 weeks: We usually say about 6 weeks. Only your doctor will be able to clear you based on how you are healing and what exactly was done.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Call and ask: Please call your surgeon about this: many recommend 6 weeks but you should follow the instructions your doctor gives you, no one else.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
It's : It's a good idea to take a week off after a stroke, but not to avoid activity. Remember that people with severe strokes are sent to physical therapy ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask your dr: Usually, it is recommended after major abdominal surgery c-section or abdominal hysterectomy to wait 6 weeks before beginning workout.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: This depends on a number of things. What sort of surgery did you have? How sick were you before your surgery? Did you have any complications from your ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
5 days: I would wait about 5 days--longer if it is uncomfortable due to the surgery.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Hours: There is no need to keep a Foley catheter in place for longer than the operation and immediate post op period in a kidney donor.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
>3-6 weeks.: From a physical standpoint most women are able to return to a not physically demanding work within 3 weeks after an uncomplicated cesarean section. Fr ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Dental fillings: As long as you feel up to it. The dental fillings should not interfere with your exercise, so you can re-start exercising when you feel up to it after ... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
30 years experience General Surgery
Breast lift: You need to ask you plastic surgeon but if its a desk job usually a couple of weeks or as soon as drains come out.

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