Is it ok to have 2 surgeries in 2 month span?
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Duration between surgeries
The gap between surgeries really depends on the procedures that you are having. In your case, you are better off giving 3 to 6 months gap between your two surgeries on your abdomen. You should have recovered well enough from the first before you consider having the second one.
Thank you for your question. Typically I have patients wait 6 months before undergoing any other type of procedure. This is best to be discussed with your board certified plastic surgeon.
Everyone is different- as long as you feel up to it and are medically/surgically cleared, you can have the second procedure. Typically this is 6 weeks to 3 months.
Close follow up with your plastic surgeon is recommended.
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I appreciate your question.
I would recommend that between surgeries. Please discuss with your surgeons.
The best way to assess and give true advice would be an in-person exam.
Please see a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes in aesthetic and restorative plastic surgery.
Best of luck!
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You might want to give it some more time because you still may be swollen from your laparoscopic procedure. Best to discuss with your surgeon. Good luck.
Span between surgeries
You may have some bloating after the gyn procedure which could slow things down. Also, in my 30+ years of practice experience, I have found that patients, both physically and psychologically, need more time than they anticipate to be ready for the second procedure, even though that's the one you really want! Good luck!
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