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how long after surgery should you wait to get a tatoo

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Dr. Benjamin Lerner
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
Severak months: Getting a prosthetic folling amputation depends on a lot of factors--the type of amp you had, how well your wound heals, how much edema you have post ... Read More
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
About 4-6 weeks: Once your leg is completely healed the process to fabricate the prosthesis takes between 4-6 weeks. This is primarily because the socket is custom ma ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Mele
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Until healed: Usually six weeks is enough time if you used a stump shrinker. The important point is that the amputation is fully healed and strong enough, and that ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Possible récurrence: possible return of hernia, ask your surgeon his recommendation. I suspect you could get pregnant at any time.
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Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
No: Particular time needed unless you plan to put it over a surgical scar. Then you need months for it to completely heal.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Smoking is: Never ok. However, 4 days after the surgery if no complications or pain you can go back to your daily routine. Take this opportunity to quit smoking. ... Read More
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Dr. Alexandre De Moura
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Depends: It depends what was done...However usually from 6-12 weeks.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
What surgery: What type of operation are you having? Makes a difference between excision of ganglion cyst from the hand or a hysterectomy.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Heparin: If you received Heparin on march 11th it's out of your system already.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
More info.: Which surgery???
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
16 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends on surgery: So return to work is very variable based upon what kind of surgery you had and what kind of work you do. Best to do is to discuss with your surgeon wh ... Read More
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Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Depends: Most anesthesia recovery has occured by 24 hours post surgery. Driving would depend on what type of surgery. Call your surgeons office

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