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When is it ok to have sex after birth?

When is it ok to have sex after birth?

6-8 weeks: After birth the cervix leading to the uterus is open and infection is more likely. Infection during this time can be devastating as well. I recommend no penetrative intercourse (no toys, no anal intercourse, no vaginal intercourse) until you are seen by your doctor usuaully at 6 weeks. They may advise you to wait a week or two. ...Read more

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Is it normal for it to hurt when you poop a month after delivery?

Is it normal for it to hurt when you poop a month after delivery?

Hemorrhoids?: Being pregnant and giving birth can lead to hemorrhoids, dilated veins about the anus through which stool passes as it leaves the body. Hemorrhoids can become inflamed or clotted and can then hurt as you pass stool. So yes, this can happen. ...Read more

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When is it safe to return to my home after a landslide?

When is it safe to return to my home after a landslide?

Returning Home: The United States Geological Survey which is a government agency is a great source for information on this. See: https://landslides.usgs.gov/learn/prepare.php. Listen to local radio & television channels for updates when the area has been cleared for return by authorities. Remember that in the aftermath of a landslide, that is risk for flooding (filled with debris) & more landslides. Stay clear ...Read more

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When is it ok to take a newborn to the beach or pools??

When is it ok to take a newborn to the beach or pools??

Any age...: There is nothing inherently unsafe at a beach/pool if you are conscious of environment.No submerging until the cord has dried and fallen off. Be conscious of temperature (of water and air) because younger babies have harder time maintaining body temp. Avoid direct sun exposure. How crowded is the environment if your child hasn't gotten first set of vaccines (2mos) yet. all things to consider... ...Read more

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When i run is it normal to be coughing after i sit down?

When i run is it normal to be coughing after i sit down?

No: get an eval. Possibly you have a type of exercise induced reactive airway disease. ...Read more

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When is it safe to resume power walking after an amniocentesis?

When is it safe to resume power walking after an amniocentesis?

24-48 hours: Generally, mild activities can be resumed within 24-48 hours of the amniocentesis as long as there is no discomfort. ...Read more

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When is it safe to tone abs after delivery?

When is it safe to tone abs after delivery?

6 weeks: I recommend not starting to tone abdominal muscles such as doing sit ups until 6 weeks after delivery. This makes sure those muscles have come together - pregnancy stretches those muscles apart. ...Read more

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When is the right time to take my post-workout protein shake? Is it immediatley after or should we wait for 30 mins? Or even more?

When is the right time to take my post-workout protein shake? Is it immediatley after or should we wait for 30 mins? Or even more?

Within 2 hours: There are many suggestions out there, but the majority of the evidence points to within 2 hours of finishing a workourt is adequate. ...Read more

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When is it safe to TTC after a miscarriage and DNC?

When is it safe to TTC after a miscarriage and DNC?

One regular menses.: You should wait until you have a normal spontaneous menses before attempting pregnancy again. This gives your body time to build a health uterine lining to prepare for implantation of a new pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it ok to exercise after iui?

Is it ok to exercise after iui?

Certainly!: Within limits anyway: no prize fighting, skydiving, marathon running, etc, ... ...Read more

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Is it ok to masturbate a week after as c section?

Is it ok to masturbate a week after as c section?

Yes but...: You will likely experience pain at the surgery site during orgasm due to strong abdominal contractions. ...Read more

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Is it ok to run or do yoga when I have a cold? Will it effect my recovery time?

Is it ok to run or do yoga when I have a cold? Will it effect my recovery time?

Yes. - no: Yes EXERCIZE:If you get tired- rest. If it hurts unusually - stop. No-The cold will run its course! ...Read more

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When is it ok to have sex again after a uti?

When is it ok to have sex again after a uti?

UTI: You can have sex as soon as you feel the urge. Unless you are having swelling from the sex which affects the urethra (tube from bladder to outside) it should not cause the UTI to recur. ...Read more

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While pregnant is it ok to take a sit down bath?

While pregnant is it ok to take a sit down bath?

Yes: If you break your bag of waters (ruptured membranes) then follow your doctor's advice about any activity. Before then, there should be no problem taking a bath, just avoid getting overheated. ...Read more

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When is it safe to masterbate after giving birth?

When is it safe to masterbate after giving birth?

Anytime: Masturbation should not have any adverse effect but would make some sense to defer until any vaginal/uterine bleeding has subsided. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a heart rythm to go back to normal after a 30 minutes fast walk/jogging? is it normal to still be in the 90 after 45min of finishing exercise?

How long does it take for a heart rythm to go back to normal after a 30 minutes fast walk/jogging? is it normal to still be in the 90 after 45min of finishing exercise?

Hr after exercise: It depends how much you are in shape. Is it the first day of exercise after being not so active for a long time .and also what is your bSeline HR before the exercise . Usually no it does not take that long for hr to return to normal -10-15 min of resting should make you very comfortable , drinking fluids also help . If you have any concerns or not feel right after the exercise , see your PCP and ...Read more