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When Can I Wear Heels After Abdominoplasty
Fracture: This a question best answered by the treating physician . Only he/she knows the extent of the break , what repairs were or were not done , x ray analysis etc to which none of the docs on this site have access . ...Read more
I'd hold off a bit: Once you are discharged home, it is your choice as to what shoes to wear; however, wearing heels within the month after c-section is a little risky in light of recouping from the incision and the uncertain stability due to the ligamentous laxity in your joints following the delivery. Not to mention, you may not fit the heels you used to wear prior to the pregnancy. ...Read more
As soon as: Your surgeon gives you the okay.Get a more detailed answer ›
If you could before: There is an old joke about a patient asking if they can play piano after surgery and the surgeon answers "yes" but the patient says: "good, cuz i couldn't play before" if you camera heels before you should be able to wear heels after when you are sufficiently healed. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Maybe: It depends on whether you are talking about fusing the toe (interphalangeal) joint or the joint where the toe meets the metatarsal bone (metatarsophalangeal). The former shouldn't affect activity or shoe wear. If the later joint is fused, you'll be able to run but wearing heels will depend on what angle the toe is fused. A higher angle will allow heels but the toe will stick up in the air in flats. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A few issues: A few things to consider: they should be comfortable, certainly; have a good "tread"along a fall unlikely; finally, it would be best if they can be put on and off easily. What I mean by that is that you don't want initially to have to bend over real far to put on or toe your shoe as there is a risk of hip dislocation peri operatively if you lean over too far at the waist. ...Read more
Limit heel height: Try and keep the height of the heel below 2 inches. If you have to wear heels to work, go to work in sneakers and change when you get there. Another words, limit your time in the heels. It is not healthy to wear high heels for extended periods of time. Pressure is placed on the knees and lower back and hence such activity should be limited. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I might have to get surgery on my toes. How long do I have to wear flip flops and band aid after surgery?
Several weeks: You will need to care for the toes for several weeks after surgery. ...Read more
Serious stuff!: Adipex (which is what i presume you mean) is also known as phentermine. Even though it is a relatively common medication used for appetite suppression, it is a serious drug with serious, mainly cardiac, side effects. It should not be taken without being under the immediate supervision of a physician. This soon after surgery is no time to go on a diet when your body desperately needs protein. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
When healed. : Bone typically takes 6-8 weeks to heal, and if you had screws placed, you're likely waiting on bone to heal before you can become active again. Check with your surgeon: your healing rate can be determined with a set of x-rays. You don't want to push your body too fast! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urticaria: Urticaria is a type of hive or allergic reaction that has many different causes. Some patients suffer from a physical urticaria i.e. you may be having hives that are caused by exercise or changes in body temperature. Sometimes an antihistamine such as ranitidine taken before phsyical activity helps. ...Read more
Probably: But high heels are bad for your feet. ...Read more
When I wear heels shoes or boots when I take them off I have pain only under my 2 big toes why is this ? I love my heels what can I do?
For one thing: Usually there is more pressure to this part of the foot. Xrays and clinical exam are in ordere as we know nothing of what your foot looks like. ...Read more
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