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Dr. Pam Yoder Dr. Yoder
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Exercise after c-section when can I start?

Dr. Pam Yoder Dr. Yoder
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Exercise after c-section when can I start?

Ask your OB surgeon: The best person to ask what occurred in the or and what challenges a woman faces after surgery is the OB who was the senior doctor on the case. It is always appropriate for a patient to ask to see the surgeon to come talk to her even if not her usual doctor. Information about what was seen and what occurred can be gained and put in perspective. Plus advice about exercise, precautions can be given. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

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


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When can I go swimming after having a hysterectomy?

When can I go swimming after having a hysterectomy?

Depends: That would be a good question for your doctor. It is not unsafe to get a surgical incision wet and swimming pools are chlorinated so infection risk is very low. Sanitation for the woman who is bleeding a bit after surgery may dictate some delay before swimming. ...Read more

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When can I start exercising after a cesarean?

When can I start exercising after a cesarean?

6 weeks: You should wait at least 6 weeks before starting to exercise after a c-section. Light walking is ok but do not lift anything heavy or do anything strenuous to protect the stitches you have on the inside. They take longer to heal than the skin incision that you can see on the outside. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Lin Dr. Lin
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When can I start riding again after a hysterectomy?

Dr. Jeff Lin Dr. Lin
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When can I start riding again after a hysterectomy?

Depends: Depending on the type of access/incision (open, laparoscopic/robotic, vaginal) as well as if it were supracervical or total hysterectomy. The reason is that we caution against exertion before it may pull incisions apart (the highest risk being open procedures with the largest incision, with smaller but present risk with >8mm incisions or vaginal incisions (required for laparoscopic total/vaginal) ...Read more

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When can I exercise after cateract surgery?

When can I exercise after cateract surgery?

Restrictions: Depends on the exercise. Ask your surgeon. My restrictions are, no bending at the waist and no heavy lifting (10 lb) for 1 wk. Then you can return to normal routine. Other caveats: always have eye protection, no underwater activity for a month, or any other extreme spots, ie. Bungie jumping...... ...Read more

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When can I start to exersise after a cesarean?

When can I start to exersise after a cesarean?

Varies: You may walk immediately. Abdominal exercises should be delayed until 4 weeks after your surgery. ...Read more

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When can I exercise again after labiaplasty? I feel best when i exercise regularly. Will I have to wait long after my labiaplasty to get back to my regular workout routine? .

Depends : Depending upon your level of activity you can probably resume some exercise within a few weeks. Some specific exercises will be withheld longer though until the healing is more solid. :). ...Read more

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Can I do exercise after iui?

Can I do exercise after iui?

YES: Avoid heavy lifting or crunching. Try walking and freeweights. ...Read more

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When can I start to have sex again after my laparoscopic appendectomy?

When can I start to have sex again after my laparoscopic appendectomy?

Variable: Type of incision? Any other health issues? Any complications? IN general when feel good! off pain medications! and mobile. 2-3 weeks would be a reasonable guess. ...Read more

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When can I have sex after fibroid operation?

When can I have sex after fibroid operation?

What operation?: What operation did you have? Myomectomy? Was it laparoscopic or open? Lots of possible answers, so best to call your obgyn surgeon and ask this directly. Good luck. ...Read more

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When can I have sex after fibroid operation?

When can I have sex after fibroid operation?

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

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How long do I have to wait after a hysterectomy before I can begin lifting weights?

How long do I have to wait after a hysterectomy before I can begin lifting weights?

Check with surgeon: In general the answer would be six weeks for strenuous exercise. Check with your doctor for specific instructions. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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When can I exercise after adult adenoidectomy?

When can I exercise after adult adenoidectomy?

Exercise: Usually two weeks when the risk of bleeding goes down. Be careful not to take ibuprofen or aspirin ...Read more

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When can I swim post hysterectomy?

When can I swim post hysterectomy?

2 weeks: If feeling well without problems postoperatively, swimming is ok as early as 2 weeks postop. ...Read more

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When can I start exercising my abs after having a cesarean section?

When can I start exercising my abs after having a cesarean section?

By 3 rd wk: Most of the ob&gyn surgeons will allow to do progressive exercises by this time healing will be almost complete. ...Read more

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How soon after a laparotomy can I exercise again?

How soon after a laparotomy can I exercise again?

At least 6 weeks: We usually say about 6 weeks. Only your doctor will be able to clear you based on how you are healing and what exactly was done. ...Read more

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When can you exercise after cesarian delivery?

When can you exercise after cesarian delivery?

Light exercises: You could start in the second week , after 6 weeks go ahead. ...Read more

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After a caesarean operation, how long before i can exercise?

After a caesarean operation, how long before i can exercise?

Recovery: In general recovery after open abdominal procedure, like a caesarean section, is 6 weeks. Best to check in with your surgeon, who knows your case best. Make sure you are seen for post-operative visit. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more