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How long to wait to do weight lifting after abdominal hysterectomy surgery?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
Surgery
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In brief: about 4 to 6 weeks

The healing process is about 80% complete at 6 weeks, the final 20% takes almost an entire year. The risk of incision breaking apart with coughing, straining or lifting follows this healing process.
Okay to ask your surgical team specifics about your case. Be well.

In brief: about 4 to 6 weeks

The healing process is about 80% complete at 6 weeks, the final 20% takes almost an entire year. The risk of incision breaking apart with coughing, straining or lifting follows this healing process.
Okay to ask your surgical team specifics about your case. Be well.
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