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Riding a roller coaster after one year of ruptured uterus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My uterus ruptured 1 year ago while i was 26 weeks pregnant because of a car accident. The baby died and i lost so much blood. My doctor told me that my uterus was ruptured from the upper section and i had two ruptures one in the back and one in front. I want to know after a year of the accident how healed my incisions are? And i'm going to travel in one month so is it ok to ride roller coasters?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   It takes 6 months for bones to achieve their maximum tensile strength following an injury
Doctor :   so you can imagine how long it would
Doctor :   take for a soft tissue like the uterus to achieve
Doctor :   its maximum tensile strength
Doctor :   There is absolutely nothing to
Doctor :   worry, you can ride a rocket now
User :   Lol thanks alot
User :   Ok how about the pregnancy? Do i have to wait for one more year or is it safe to get pregnant soon?
Doctor :   Yes about pregnancy, there is a slight complication
Doctor :   There is a scar tissue in your uterus
Doctor :   which will prevent implantation of the fertilized embryo
Doctor :   at that region
Doctor :   so the implantaion may occur lower causing certain problems, this is a rare possibilty which you must be prepared for
User :   What happens if i had lower implantation?.
Doctor :   A condition called Placenta previa
User :   Thanks alot my time is almost up, bye
Doctor :   which will be diagnosed without a problem & managed very easily
Doctor :   nothing to worry bye
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