There are a range of recommended waiting periods to avoid discomfort and blood clotting while flying, but three experts, who have not treated the first lady, said that if Melania Trump's procedure had no complications, as the White House has repeatedly said, it would not be unheard-of for a physician to clear her for travel.
US President Donald Trump revealed new details on Friday (June 9) about the closely guarded medical condition of Melania Trump, the first lady, saying that she underwent a four-hour operation and that her recovery would keep her from travelling overseas with him. Fox News contributor Mollie Hemingway gives her take on Michelle Wolf's jokes.
But in a slightly more awkward moment when the pair made their first appearance together in more than 23 days, at an event honoring gold star families at the White House last week, the president joked his wife had left him following rumors about the first lady's absence from the public eye.
But on Friday, Mr Trump spoke with the media as he departed the White House for the G7 meeting in Quebec, Canada - an event his wife was originally planning to accompany him to.
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Larry Kudlow, director of Trump's National Economic Council, said last week on CNBC that Trump had the numbers the night before and his tweet wasn't meant to signal a positive report. She attended a hurricane preparedness briefing at FEMA after recovering from what the president described as a "big operation" for a kidney condition on May 14.
'Can't fly for one month, the doctors say, ' he said.
Mr Trump added that the USA first lady is "doing great". "And you know what?" he added.
The 10-year Treasury and other markets reacted to Trump's tweet, in which he said he was "looking forward" to the jobs report about an hour before its release.
Her stylist addressed the first lady's fashion symbolism when he discussed her inauguration gown with Harper's Bazaar.
After she returned from the hospital, Trump to Twitter to express his gratitude.