I do not see why you would have to wait at all. In fact, call your insurance and find out. They should be able to let you know.
This person's doc may have said this because they were afraid of them doctor shopping to get more meds. (That is the only explination I have come up with and I used to work for a major insurance company)
Hysterectomy at 25
4 laproscopic surgeries since 24
Meds - vicodin : nexium : skelaxin : klonopin
Supplements : calcium : magenesium :potassium : milk thistle : fish oil : B complex : vit E