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Recovering from surgery can seem like a daunting task, especially when it comes to highly invasive operations such as hysterectomies. In fact, hysterectomies are one of the most frequently performed surgeries in the USA. It can take up to 6 weeks to recover from surgery, and it can be difficult to manage the side effects. But with the right tips and guidelines, you can achieve a rapid and painless recovery. Find out the top 10 tips for hysterectomy recovery.

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1. Don't Work Out

One of the most common mistakes people make who are recovering from a hysterectomy is working out too soon. If you don't allow for your body to fully heal, you are at risk of injuring your body and causing long-lasting damage. Depending on the type of hysterectomy you have, you will receive instructions on which type of physical activity suits you. Normally, you can resume light activity around two weeks after the operation, provided no pain or discomfort is present. In other cases, you may have to wait longer. Consult your doctor to come up with a framework.

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