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4 Doctor Answers | Asked by jasmine kennedy
Well there is sex, and then as Bill Clinton taught us, there is sex. I suppose its ok to have sex very early....on the same day as surgery if you wish....but be wise about it. This question reminds me of another question......How do porcupines have sex.......? Answer......very carefully! So....very carefully. Since sex can raise the blood pressure and elevated blood pressure can increase the risk of bleeding , I suppose one...
Hi jasmine kennedy, This is a great - and commonly asked - question, but there is no absolute answer. I advise my patients that there is NO exercise for AT LEAST three weeks after surgery. At that point, and depending on how you feel, you can "start slowly and advance as tolerated." That refers to "exercise" but it really applies to everything. So, if you're talking about gentle love-making and physical contact, I would advise waiting at...
The increase heart rate, blood pressure and dilation of blood vessels that accompany sex or other "activities" are risky in the first two weeks after this surgery. You don't want to endanger a great result with impatience.
The decision to have plastic surgery is a major investment of time and emotion and as such you want to do everything possible to ensure the best possible outcome. The two things of greatest concern after breast augmentation are wound disruption and bleeding, both of which may occur secondary to physical activity, including sex. I advise my patients, that gentle sex, avoiding manipulation of the breasts, is possible at 4 weeks following breast augmentation and that they may return...