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is it ok to use a slendertone belt after having a hysterectomy

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
33 years experience Preventive Medicine
Not common: To my knowledge, and i'm not a gyn surgeon, gassiness is not common after a hysterectomy. I would look for any changes in your diet that might have oc ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If you have a yeast infection it is safe to use yeast medication.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Usually general: The type of anesthesia used for this procedure is general anesthesia. It is true that this is the same kind that they used years ago, but the modern m ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Always a chance: No matter how it was done, there's always a chance of prolapse.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The heat can be soothing and can accelerate healing.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes you can: Massage will relax your muscles and help you spend 15 minutes of rest. Breast feeding requires a different type of relaxation with focus on the baby. ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure : If you would like to do that it should be fine.
A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Light : Light compression after a mini-tummy-tuck can reduce swelling and post-operative pain by providing support. The type and duration will vary from plast ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes you can: There is no harm done from dressing anyway you like it!
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Post-op lifting: It is best to check with your individual doctor who did the surgery to see if thee were any specifics to your case that would limit these things. But ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sutures in TT???: Not sure what you are asking? If you have 'non dissolvable sutures than they need removal. If dissolvable than if after 6 weeks still present they nee ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: An uneventful tattooing should seal and heal in a week and will not affect circumcision and its healing. Nonetheless, ask and talk with the surgeon so ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Kauffman
26 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Pregnancy & exercise: High impact or sports that could involve trauma to the abdomen should be avoided. Rebounding is not advised during pregnancy for two reasons. Firs ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Six weeks: Is usually enough time for adequate healing from hernia surgery for regular work outs. But a lot depends on size of hernia, local findings at operati ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: While it seems early to have intercourse or vaginal penetration, an orgasm is completely harmless at this point after delivery. Since i know almost n ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Yes, watch for dizziness with the hot water, may try a seated shower chair to start with. May avoid the very hot water at first.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
In general: It is recommended that you do not swim or soak in a hot tub or bathtub for two to four weeks following your surgery. This is to prevent anything from ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Heating pad: Have something like a towel under it, between your skin and the heating pad but yes you can use one.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Probably yes: It would depend on why you are having the surgery. From the general surgery standpoint it is fine. If it is for a gynecology condition then ask your s ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: It is always best to ask your surgeon for what is and is not permissible post-operatively. As a urologist, I cannot see why there would be any restric ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Thin blood: Assume you may be talking about Aspirin or nsaids. Ask your orthopedist about what his or her preference may be.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: It depends in large part on the level and severity of your specific case. If there is neurological supply going to the muscle to allow it to function ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarandeep Makkar
Specializes in Family Medicine
Drinking postsurgery: If post surgery , you are taking any pain meds or sedatives, avoid drinking while on these meds.0
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A female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
It : It is completely ok to shower during your period. Just wash as you normally would. The only thing that you do not want to do is douche. Douching wa ... Read More
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