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how long after stitch removal in my back to play golf

A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Have fun: Ok to play golf with the symptoms as described. If it gets worse, or the pain goes down the legs, weakness develops, or difficulty controlling urine, ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: In general people can resume most activities almost immediately. I usually tell people to limit heavy lifting, bending, twisting for about a month to ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most likely.: You should be able to play golf following microdiscectomy. It would be more predictable if you have no other surrounding factors, such as arthritis, s ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
28 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Depends on the limitations from your surgeon. Should be a plan based on your level of function and pain. You should be recovered enough that you do ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
When wound has heale: You can play baseball once the wound has healed and stiches are out, it takes about 10 days on average if there are no complications like infection et ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
6-8 weeks: After your abdomen is closed, the sutures are the primary strength as your body heals. At about 6-8 weeks, the scar tissue holding the muscle is about ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Theraband : Your doctor can refer u to a physical therapist who can instruct u on a home program to strengthen your ankle muscles w/ theraband( including your per ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Up to a week.: Symptoms typically last for a couple of days or a week . See your doctor to get some mussle relaxant and pain killer to fasten the healing.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
This is something to: Discuss with your surgeon. Knowing what surgical procedure was done and what yep of fixatio utilized whether pins, screws, staples or plates, if the j ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
That would all: Depend on what it is....Swelling? Possibly something else? Does it hurt? Any problem walking? Any loss of motion? Black and blue? Need a little more ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Wertkin
Specializes in General Surgery
Nothing: Femoral hernia repair is almost always ambulatory surgery, meaning that you will be discharged home within a couple of hours after the surgery. At ho ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
8-12 weeks: That depends whatt kind surgery you have, some of them less that some of them more.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
2-6 weeks: Depending on the severity of the injury.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Quickly: Conception after removing an implanon/nexplanon can occur as soon as the next menstrual cycle. Healing of the site should occur within 1-2 weeks.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Surgery.: The best person to answer would be your friend's surgeon.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Need to check with your surgeon, but generally in about 1 to 2 weeks after any sutures or drain has been removed. It depends on how one is healing, th ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Call your doctor: You need to ask this question to your treating doctor. The rehabilitation after surgery for osteochondroma depends highly upon the size of the tumor ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Your: SURGEON makes that decision...the ONLY one that should have a say.....you should have a follow-up visit planned if not arrange for one!! Hope this he ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
39 years experience Integrative Medicine
Try acupuncture: A combination of acupuncture and massage can be really helpful!
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Unknown: Although we do the same operation on everyone for gallbladder disease, everyone reacts to it differently. Some of my patients are back to normal w ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Sentef
38 years experience Family Medicine
Up to a year: It can take up to a year for the irritation of a nerve root s/p surgery to heal. You should experience improvement weekly unless the numbness disappea ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Discuss: Discuss this with the surgeon. If you had numbness before the surgery i would expect about 6 months you would feel better.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Post Op: Unfortunately the doctors here will defer on this question. This is such a significant question that it must be addressed by your surgeon. I am sure ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
2months: Average.

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