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Recovery time post surgery for retroverted uterus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello. i just have a quick question
User :   How long does it take to recover from a surgery of a retroverted uterus?
User :   I have seen that there are different methods of doing it. but lets say the new method, uplift surgery..
Doctor :   It can take upto 3 months.
User :   Wow. well also,
Doctor :   May I know what type of surgery , you have undergone.
User :   I have not gotten the surgery yet but i probably will next month
User :   I want to go to a lake, but i might get the surgery before. would it be safe to swim in a lake?
Doctor :   It would depend on after how long you would like to take the swim.
User :   Lets say One to two weeks after surgery.
Doctor :   Generally, it would be advisable to avoid strenous physical activities for atleast 3 months.
User :   Okay
Doctor :   But depending on the condition after a month, few activities may be performed.
User :   Is this because of the new position of the uterus, that it takes a while to recover?
Doctor :   However, it would be a clear no, on the first or second week.
User :   Okay i see
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   No. Thankyou very much. i appreciate it.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   Oh sorry yes i was just reviewing the conversation and copy & pasting it to look over it
Doctor :   ok
User :   Wait i also have another question
User :   This requires hospitalization?
User :   if yes, i heard you go home the same day
Doctor :   Yes, you may need to stay in the hospital, and the time liimit would be depend on the type of surgery you would be subjected to.
Doctor :   It can vary to few hours to few days.
User :   Well then thankyou very much for your time. bye (: Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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