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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
4-6 weeks: Most people get 4-6 weeks off after an abdominal hysterectomy.
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Dr. William Schmidt
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Sorry: I want you to go home and ly down in bed and have someone call your doctor. if the bleeding does not stop go to the ER.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe. Maybe not.: That of course depends on one's doctor's advice. After all, we don't know the history of the patient, the condition of the patient, the extent of the ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
39 years experience Anesthesiology
Wounds healed: Your wounds should be totally healed by then. Why don't you want to return to work? The vast, vast majority are back to work within 2 to 3 weeks.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask surgeon: It's great that you are already feeling so well but you still have a lot of healing to do on the inside. This is too early to resume sexual activity. ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
26 years experience Gynecology
Depends: With currently available minimally invasive technologies most people can return to most normal activities within 7-10 days. When you go back to work ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: This is a minimally invasive surgery so recovery is typically shorter. Your doctor knows you best, and so their advice/recommendation holds the most ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
What type of cysts?: If you have had a total hysterectomy with removal of your uterus, tubes, and ovaries, then ovarian cysts or cysts on your uterus cannot recur.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Technique: That depends on the technique used (open vs laparoscopic vs robotic. It also depends on the weight, fitness, age and health status of the patient. It ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably the same: The uterus can be retroverted, anteverted, or mid-plane and all of these are normal. That does not usually affect the process of performing a hystere ... Read More

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