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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rectus muscles: If you have your skin incision up and down your internal incision is most likely up and down as well. Ab exercises should help, but if you have a bulg ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
U should do no abdom: No abdominal exercises for 4 months after the csection, then u can , u can exercise everything else, but a big workout person wrote a book about that ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
If there: is no pain then there is no danger in sleeping on your stomach.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Phillips
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Months: Typically several months. Some people always have a little bulge there afterwards unless really diligent on diet and exercise with lots of abdominal w ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cardio Mix: While sit-ups can increase abdominal muscle mass they will only minimially help you lose stomach fat, if any. To lose adipose tissue work on a cardio ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
Specializes in General Practice
Abnormal: That is not normal. Chances are that it's primarily a chest issue. Best to consult your GP to check it out
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
21 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Abd binder: Check with your primary surgeon. There are many products marketed as abdominal binders for post-cesarean use. If you have no contraindications, this m ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
It's like any : Major abdominal surgery and a lot depends on your pain tolerance, by 6 weeks you can count on feeling pretty good in the abdominal area but you will p ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes and no: Yes, initially until the sutures are healed and muscle tone returns. No, if it is post C/section after 2 months and the OB MD says it's OK to resume ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Beth Cook
Dr. Beth Cook answered
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Post C-sxn Weight: First, do not start any rigorous activity until you are released at 6wks postop. Tissue needs time to heal before you strain it. Natural calorie burn ... Read More
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