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How long does it take to heal after giving birth?

How long does it take to heal after giving birth?

6 -8 weeks: In part it depends on what you need to heal. In general, your uterus and vagina have healed in usually 6-8 weeks. Any incisions may take longer to heal completely. Eating well, lots of fluid and getting rest when you can will speed recovery. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal after polypectomy?

How long does it take to heal after polypectomy?

Depends: It depends on many factors including complications like sedative adverse effect, wall injury, bleeding and infection. The comlications depends on size and type of polyp. Without complication it is usually two weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover after a caesarian?

How long does it take to recover after a caesarian?

8 weeks: Cesarean sections usually require 3 days of hospitalization. After that, i recommend light activity (no lifting more than your baby and no pushing/pulling/vacuuming/sweeping) for 2 weeks. No driving until you can stomp on the brakes to miss a kid running out in front of you. Pelvic rest (no sex, tampons, or douching) for 6 weeks to prevent infection. Full recovery takes 8 weeks. ...Read more

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How long after giving vaginal birth does episiotomy take to heal?

How long after giving vaginal birth does episiotomy take to heal?

Up to 6 weeks: The superficial stitches part will heal in 7-10 days. The underneath part can take a few weeks to feel normal again. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover after having liposuction?

How long does it take to recover after having liposuction?

Relatively quickly: The recovery from liposuction will depend on the areas that were done. Most people will return to light activity and work within a couple of days. Four to six weeks before resuming normal exercise routines and rigorous activities. http://www.dassmd.com/liposuction/index.html. ...Read more

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For how long do your stitches take to heal after giving birth?

For how long do your stitches take to heal after giving birth?

4 to 6 weeks: It depends on the extensiveness of the vaginal repair, but in general 4 to 6 weeks which encompasses the post partum period prior to the final check up exam. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to get pregnant after stopping birth control?

How long does it usually take to get pregnant after stopping birth control?

Pregnancy: It depends on the birth control method used. For pills, patch, nuvaring, or iud, your cycles should resume within a month. For depoprovera or implanon, it may take 6-12 months for your cycles to become normal. Once your cycles are normal, most couples will conceive within 6-9 months. You can conceive on the first month! ...Read more

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How long does it take for stitches to heal after vaginal delivery?

How long does it take for stitches to heal after vaginal delivery?

YOUR OB SHOULD Have: Already told you that ! if not call your OB up as that is something they should have told you like i tell all of my patients before they go home from the hospital, they should be healed by 6 weeks if you are worried that it is red or hurts or is too swollen or coming apart which hopefully non of that will happen you should call your OB to be seen asap. ...Read more

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After giving vaginal birth how long does it take for everything heal and go back to normal?

After giving vaginal birth how long does it take for everything heal and go back to normal?

6 weeks: The rate and way human tissue heals is remarkably consistent; 6 weeks is usual. ...Read more

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How long does it take cellulitis to heal after you start antibiotics?

How long does it take cellulitis to heal after you start antibiotics?

What's the cause ?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read more

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How long does it take for vaginal stitches to disolve after child birth?

How long does it take for vaginal stitches to disolve after child birth?

It depends: The amount of time it take for vaginal stitches to dissolve depends on the type of suture (stitch) used. Check with your md to be sure. Generally, your sutures should dissolve in 2-4 weeks. Your doctor will confirm when you return for your postpartum visit. ...Read more

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How long does it take you to recover after c hyst?

How long does it take you to recover after c hyst?

About 6 weeks: Recovery after a c-hyst is similar to after a c-section. Most people feel pretty good by 2 weeks but it is more like 6 weeks to get to the 95% mark. It may take longer if you lost a lot of blood & are anemic or if your surgery was more complicated. ...Read more

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How long after stopping breastfeeding does it take to get a period?

How long after stopping breastfeeding does it take to get a period?

Depends: Breast feeding is not considered an adequate birth control method in that ovulation usually returns about 11-12 weeks postpartum even when breast feeding. Not always accompanied by a period however. ...Read more

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How long after taking hydrocodone does it take to get in your milk supply and how long does it last?

How long after taking hydrocodone does it take to get in your milk supply and how long does it last?

Half-life is short: Half-life hydrocodone is 4-5 hours. It takes approximately 6 half lives for a drug to be eliminated from your system. 5*6/24=1.25 days. Rec.: if you are concerned about the drug , the best thing to do is stop taking the drug. ...Read more

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How long will it take to recover after I circumcision?

How long will it take to recover after I circumcision?

~1 week: Roughly about a week, but may take a little longer depending on many factors - health status, presence of absence of infection, complications during surgery, post operative period, etc. ...Read more

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How long it take to heal after circumcision?

How long it take to heal after circumcision?

1 - 2 weeks: Till you feel comforatable walking around. Certainly take at least a week off work. Complete healing before sex or masturbation is about 2 - 6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal after an appendectomy?

How long does it take to heal after an appendectomy?

Not long: That depends on the type of appendectomy done. If it was done laparoscopically you may feel back to normal within a couple of days. If you needed a larger incision it could take weeks to a few months depending on the type of incision. ...Read more

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How long does it take to fully heal after a septoplasty?

How long does it take to fully heal after a septoplasty?

3-4 weeks: After 7-10 days you are probably 70-80 % there. I tell my patients they can resume all normal activities after 2 weeks, except contact sports. I operated on a boxer and he was fully sparring at four weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take a patella to heal after surgery?

How long does it take a patella to heal after surgery?

6 wks: Without knowing what you had done it is hard to say for sure. Did you have a broken patella repaired? If so roughly 6 weeks for bone the heal then maybe another 6 or so weeks of therapy. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal after having mole removal?

How long does it take to heal after having mole removal?

7-10 days : Depends on what technique and the location of the mole removal but generally 7-1o days. ...Read more