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You know, some patients get right back at it, and they are a little sore. And other patients wait a long time and their partner gets a little bit frustrated. It's an individual thing. I recommend at least a few weeks before you get back to being active again. It really depends on how your healing is going.

We see patients five days after surgery and then another two weeks after surgery is our typical schedule. And we evaluate as you're going and then we make recommendations on all aspects of your healing process.

Sex After Surgery: When Can I Get Back to Getting It On?

A new body may mean a boost in your libido but Dr. David Shafer advises against getting it on with your partner too soon after surgery.