It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Hysterectomy Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-02-2007, 07:05 AM   #1
Registered User
(female)
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: wytheville,va
Posts: 0
diannastepp HB User
lifting restrictions after hysterectomy

what are the lifting restrictions after having a hysterectomy?

 
Old 10-03-2007, 09:18 AM   #2
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: somewhere
Posts: 3
tazzie1013 HB User
Re: lifting restrictions after hysterectomy

Hi, I was told nothing over 10 pounds for at least 6 weeks and the Dr clears you. Have to remember though you may feel good there's alot of healing still going on inside. We only get one chance at healing properly the right way once. Not worth complications by rushing it.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 10-03-2007, 12:00 PM   #3
Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 72
Sircatnip HB User
Re: lifting restrictions after hysterectomy

I was also told no lifting for 2 weeks after hysterectomy (nothing over 10 lb).
due to the fact that it can cause a rupture. Something you certainly don't want.

 
Old 10-03-2007, 05:29 PM   #4
Senior Member
(male)
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Posts: 157
randyk47 HB User
Re: lifting restrictions after hysterectomy

Also depends on the type of surgery. My wife's restrictions were for only 3-4 weeks but she had straight laparscopic surgery and was actually cleared to drive within a week of her surgery.

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Question about Permanent Restrictions--Hip Replacement Larimergirl Knee & Hip Problems 9 07-20-2008 07:41 PM
cone biopsy to determine hysterectomy procedure? infoforme62 Hysterectomy 4 05-28-2008 04:36 PM
Lifting restrictions? forgetmenotcj Pregnancy 4 04-07-2008 03:32 PM
Curious about physical restrictions post recovery? (FUSION) Porter107 Back Problems 16 11-30-2006 06:28 AM
Anyone have a hysterectomy?? sharon7270 Hysterectomy 10 09-18-2006 06:32 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



STLouisgal (17), slenderella (8), WhistleDixie (8), Titchou (3), Mel52 (2), Datamate226 (2), steelmags (2), sawbuck44 (2), needhealing777 (2), SRMom (2)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1136), MSJayhawk (941), Apollo123 (857), janewhite1 (823), Titchou (773), Gabriel (743), ladybud (667), sammy64 (666), midwest1 (655), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:13 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.com™
Copyright and Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!