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Had cervical cryotherapy on 09/30/14. Had sex on 10/28/14, once my OB/GYN said I can resume my normal life again. It's VERY painful! What should I do?

Had cervical cryotherapy on 09/30/14. Had sex on 10/28/14, once my OB/GYN said I can resume my normal life again. It's VERY painful! What should I do?

Slower is better: Adequate sexual lubrication, prolonged ( 15-20 minutes ) foreplay, position changes, verbal communication, massage and aromatherapy. Your cervix should be well healed by now and apparently, you did not have vaginal, only cervical surgery. Positions on your side or female on top will control depth of penetration and hopefully these hints will work. ...Read more

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Cryotherapy (Definition)

Cervix cryosurgery is a surgical treatment to freeze and destroy abnormal ...Read more


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My appendix has just been removed. When will i be able to resume any heavy lifting or excercise such as swimming?

My appendix has just been removed. When will i be able to resume any heavy lifting or excercise such as swimming?

What did surgeon say: The expert is the person who did your surgery and always the best person to ask. Never feel shy to ask these important questions of your surgeon. They prefer you get the best follow up care and are there to help. General guidelines though are swimming in 4 weeks and heavy lifting in 6 weeks if you are feeling well.. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long after sinus surgery can one resume swimming workout?

How long after sinus surgery can one resume swimming workout?

Two weeks: Ask the doctor that performed the procedure, i usually ask my patients to wait 10-14 days before swimming. ...Read more

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Had an inguinal hernial 1 month ago which went well, was wondering when can I resume swimming and football?

Had an inguinal hernial 1 month ago which went well, was wondering when can I resume swimming and football?

Depends: While it may depend somewhat on the type of repair done, most hernia experts worldwide have their patients return to normal activity after groin her is repair as tolerated by pain and discomfort. The best thing however is to ask your surgeon for recommendations about your specific case. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Swimming for 2 months and stopped for 10 days then resumed again and have mild pain in my pecs for 5 days could it be an injury and what to do?

Swimming for 2 months and stopped for 10 days then resumed again and have mild pain in my pecs for 5 days could it be an injury and what to do?

Overuse injury: Sounds like you were in good swimming 'shape' then quit for ten days and resumed at your previous pace and time swimming.This is very suggestive of overuse injury to your swimming muscles ( in thus case, your pecs)... Would suggest taking an nsaids ( ibuprofen) for a few days, rest from swimming ( cross train ) and then slowly return to swimming.( both amount u swim and pace). Good luck! ...Read more

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When can i resume swimming, diving and other police training activities after a upper molar bone graft extraction?

When can i resume swimming, diving and other police training activities after a upper molar bone graft extraction?

S/p jaw graft: hello~ Laura, I am not a dentist or a maxillo-facial surgeon so I think you should direct this question to one of those specialists, but just from general principal of bone healing I would say about 6 - 8 weeks thanks ...Read more

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How long does the discharge last after cryosurgery?

Discharge: The discharge is a normal situation after an uncomplicated cryosurgery. Your cervis was literally "frozen" and is now "thawing. " this usually last for a couple of weeks depending on the extent of the cryosurgery. Report any unusual situations like a bloody or foul smelling discharge to your doctor. ...Read more

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After cervical cryosurgery, can you go into a pool?

After cervical cryosurgery, can you go into a pool?

With caution: For the first 2-3 weeks after cervical cryosurgery, the cervix has a case of frostbite and is deprived of its protective skin. This condition might be extended or worsened by pool water, although usually, immersion does not cause water to enter a normal vagina. ...Read more

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What happens during and after cervical cryosurgery?

Did you ask your GYN: Who is going to do it, you should ask your gyn, that is your gyn's job to explain everything just like I do to my pts , so call him or her or their nurse , they may have specific instructions for u. ...Read more