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How Long After Your Hysterectomy Should You Wait To Exercise
Not long: You should begin walking right away, though you may not be able to walk as long as you did preoperatively. You can add light activities and gentle stretching as long as it doesn't cause pain or fatigue. Upper body exercises and biking are ok after a few weeks. Just don't do any abdominal exercises or heavy lifting for 6 weeks. Exercise is easier after a vaginal/robot/laparoscopy approach. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
Depends: If a woman had an abdominal hysterectomy or vaginal hysterectomy i recommend 6 weeks until can do weight lifting or strenuous exercise. Prior to that walking is fine. Laparoscopic hysterectomy i let patients begin more exercise at 3 weeks. Of course start with gentle exercise and increase as tolerated. Check with the doc who did your surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A few days: Your surgeon is the best person to answer that question. It will depend on everything that was done and how many incisions you have. ...Read more
When you are well: Acute viral gastroenteritis is commonly called "stomach flu." typically, as long as dehydration is avoided, the disease is self-limited. Once the symptoms (diarrhea, vomiting, stomach pain) have resolved, there is no further fever, and hydration status is normal, exercise can resume. ...Read more
5 + weeks: Ovulation after delivery can occur as early as 3 weeks after delivery. In a regular cycle menses commence 2 weeks after ovulation. That would make a normal period to appear after delivery after 5 weeks. It may take 6 - 8 weeks for a woman to resume menses after a delivery. Breast feeding would interfere with ovulation and may result in anything between no menses at all or irregular spotting. ...Read more
It depends. : It depends on how the surgery was performed. For minimally invasive procedures it could be as soon as a week or could be six weeks for an open hysterectomy. It would be best to discuss this with your surgeon and get their recommendation. I hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 weeks: The usual recommendation is to avoid vaginal intercourse, or anything in the vagina for 6 weeks. This allows the stitches at the top of the vagina to heal properly. Clitoral stimulation, if it is comfortable, is safe before 6 weeks. Orgasm, because it causes contraction of pelvic muscles, may pull on healing tissue and might be uncomfortable in the weeks after pelvic surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That depends: That depends on the type of filling. If it is an amalgam (silver) filling i would wait a couple of hours. If it is a bonded composite (white) filling you don't really have to wait at all. If they made you numb i would wait at least until the numb feeling goes away so you do not accidently bite yourself. If it was a very large filling, regardless of type, i would avoid chewing very hard things. ...Read more
Depends: In general people can resume most activities almost immediately. I usually tell people to limit heavy lifting, bending, twisting for about a month to let the soft tissues (skin, muscle) heal. Ask your surgeon for specific restrictions; if there was a large hole in the outer disk, more time for healing may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask your surgeon: Ask your surgeon if you need to stop it all. You may not need to. Good luck and hope you have a quick and easy recovery. ...Read more
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6 weeks: A LEEP will have completely healed off after about 6 weeks. After that time period it would be safe to connive. ...Read more
Could be 4 weeks: After a miscarriage, it is possible to continue to bleed until you have your first normal period which would be about 4 weeks after the miscarriage. ...Read more
Ask your surgeon: There are two types of hysterectomy: sub-total (cervix left in place) and total (cervix removed). I clear my patients who have had sub-total for exercise in 14 days from surgery, those who have had total hysterectomy i clear 6 weeks post surgery. Hopefully we are talking of laparoscopic hysterectomy: if not, definitely ask your surgeon. ...Read more
Depends on surgery: So return to work is very variable based upon what kind of surgery you had and what kind of work you do. Best to do is to discuss with your surgeon who can give you a better estimate. The times can vary from a few days for minor surgeries to several weeks for complex surgeries and work that requires lots of intense activity or heavy lifting. ...Read more
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