Is 3 months long enough to wait after myomectomy to get BBL?
Winter 2016 Duran Doll
New York, NY
11 months ago
I had an open myomectomy done on 8/15/16 and am having a great recovery. Before learning I had fibroids, I booked a BBL for 11/24/16. That is 3 months and one week after the myomectomy. Doctors on RealSelf have responded to several patients asking how long to wait to have BBL after myomectomy with answers ranging from 6 weeks to 6 months. The majority say 3-6months. If my surgeon is open to doing the operation at 3 months, is it still best to wait till 6 months? What exactly am I waiting for?
Doctor Answers 1
Hello, thank you for your question. The reason why most of the Realself PS responded 6 months is because we know that by that time most of the swelling from your first surgery will be gone. So I suggest you to wait another 3 months for a safer surgery.
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