A 43-year-old member asked:
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after 6 weeks of hysterectomy, can i swim?

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Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Ask: Ask your surgeon - he or she has post-op guidelines for you depending on several factors - just ask.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
Dr. Joel Pranikoff
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
YES: There are several surgical approaches for hysterectomy. The least invasive involve small incisions in the abdomen. The most invasive involve a large abdominal incision. Either way, if there have been no complications, most patients can return to normal activity after 6 weeks.
Answered on Apr 3, 2014
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