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Abdominal Exercises After A Hysterectomy
Usally about 6 weeks: Most of us do not do very many total abdominal hysterectomies anymore, since I do most of mine either laparoscopically, with the robot or vaginally which cause the patient much less pain. And I do a lot of endometrial ablations in my office which can stop heavy or prolonged bleeding so my patients do not even need to do a hysterectomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several weeks : If possible consider a second opinion. If in fact a hysterectomy is needed at this time, look to a minimally invasive procedure such as laparoscopic or robotic. The visualization is better, the ability to remove disease is improved, and with smaller, less painful scars you can often ho home on the same day or the next day after surgery. Recovery for open surgery is typically 6 weeks vs 1-2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See details: After you have recovered completely, you should be able to wear one. ...Read more
Best to wait: No, best to wait especially if you had an open hernia repair. If i see a a patient with a hernia who also has excess skin, then we do a combined procedure with the surgeon as it limits upper abdominal scars, gives a stronger repair as the divarication is repaired first, the hernia is repaired with a laparoscopic mesh, and an abdominoplasty is carried out as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Difficult: When ever there is a scar , what ever the reason , surgery , or infections adhesions will form even from a tinny scar , can't be prevented but could be minimized , by tension free closure , minimum dissections , if possible retroperitoneial ( out side ) approach, leaving with minimum blood ; secretions inside peritonaeum. Best prevention is if possible avoiding surgery. ...Read more
Post Surgery: I always defer this question to the surgeon who performed the procedure and who will likely do a follow up examination. The surgeon knows what procedure was done, possible complications and how you are healing. Take care. ...Read more
I am having severe bowel pain following a total robotic assisted laproscopic hysterectomy 1 week ago today. Surgery pain is minimal. Bm pain high. Why?
Yes, but...: Tummy tuck surgery is possible after previous abdominal operations, but whether a specific patient is a good candidate will depend on many factors. The length, location, and length of time since previous surgery all will play a role. There are certain maneuvers that can be utilized to help prevent complications associated with decreased blood flow, which is the main consideration involved here. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Can I do stomach exercises after a hernia operation? And how long is the recovery period after a hernia operation?
Depends: Healing can take 6 weeks typically after c-section. It depends on what you mean by pain. How much pain? Where? What helps it? What makes it worse? How do you feel otherwise? ...Read more
I am 8 weeks post op vaginal laproscopic hysterectomy beginning to severe lower abdominal and back pain. What can be this?
Any exercise: So long as you've fully recovered and been given the 'okay' by your doctor, you can resume the exercises you were doing or start new exercises. The biggest concern with vaginal hyst is to make sure the tissue in the vagina has fully healed before weight lifting exercises. Typically your doctor will have limitations for lifting following surgery. Walking or treadmill or elliptical are great after. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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