A 68-year-old female asked:
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Two questions! 6 weeks post hysterectomy, can I start doing sit ups etc? Still have one stubborn stitch that didn't dissolve. Is that normal? Thanks

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience in Rheumatology
See below: Without performing an exam, I have to defer to your gyn to clear you.
Answered on Jun 22, 2013
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