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Can I Have Intercourse After Laparoscopic Appendectomy
An appendectomy is surgery to remove the appendix. The appendix is a small, finger-shaped organ extending from the first part of the large intestine. It is removed when it becomes inflamed or infected. A perforated appendix can leak and infect the entire abdominal area, which can be life-threatening. An appendectomy is done under general anesthesia, which means you are asleep and do not feel any pain during the surgery. The surgeon makes a small cut in the lower right side of your belly area ...Read more
2 weeks: Generally it is recommended to postpone sex for at least 2 weeks after a laparoscopic procedure. The incisional pain is generally the limiting factor, but other factors such as recovery from general anesthesia, pain medications and other GI complaints may make sex less appealing. ...Read more
I had laparoscopy for tubal pregnancy, after how many days of surgery i can have protected intercourse?
Depends: I would suggest you follow your doctors recommendation and if you dont have one, call her/his office and get a good answer. Many doctors require 6 weeks for healing, others less. Also there is the question of birth control since you may have to allow the uterus to heal prior to trying for pregnancy if that is an issue. ...Read more
OKwhen you feel like: If you are even thinking about 'love-making' again then you are doing much better! --can't hurt. But just don't bump the abdomen scars or do any straining. ...Read more
When pain free: Plus when you feel like it.Get a more detailed answer ›
When ready: Tubal ligation offers immediate protection so i tell my patients they can resume intercourse as soon as they are ready. This is usually 2-7 days after the procedure but it could take as long as 2 weeks for the discomfort & soreness to resolve. So, if you feel ok & ready, no problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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