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Would an ACL repair heal better or worse if done after having a baby, due to the connective tissue changes with pregnancy?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: I think dose not

Matter, you heal fine if you are healthly.Good luck thank.

In brief: I think dose not

Matter, you heal fine if you are healthly.Good luck thank.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine

In brief: Better not pregnant

Physiologically would be better after pregnancy.
Progesterone level is high and this loosens connective tissue (naturally to allow belly to stretch etc..And causes many other physiologic changes, including healing. Also, you will be able to do rehab much better following surgery while not pregnant. So, if it is possible to delay, i would choose after pregnancy. Consult your doc..Good luck.

In brief: Better not pregnant

Physiologically would be better after pregnancy.
Progesterone level is high and this loosens connective tissue (naturally to allow belly to stretch etc..And causes many other physiologic changes, including healing. Also, you will be able to do rehab much better following surgery while not pregnant. So, if it is possible to delay, i would choose after pregnancy. Consult your doc..Good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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