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how long does it take to recover from laparoscopy gall bladder surgery

A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
No problem: there will be no problem
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Wait at east 3 weeks: But each surgeon will vary their recommendations with some suggesting avoiding strenuous activities for up to 3 months. I am sure your surgeon or his/ ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
This is probably: due to air trapped under your diaphragm from the laparascope. Should resolve soon. If getting worse or associated fever call your surgeon immediately
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Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Decrease the amount of fat that she is eating and it should clear up- or get rid of all fat and see how it does.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
15 years experience Bariatrics
About a week: If done minimally invasively you should expect to be back to work in about a week on average. I have had patients go back to work a early as 2 days af ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Gradually: These small scars usually slowly become lighter in color and softer over 3-6 months. Can also try some of the drug store medications for scars like "m ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
See below: Usually about 4 to 6 weeks before you can do all heavy activities or heavy exercises. Over the first 1 to 2 weeks after surgery, start increasing ligh ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Roth
Dr. J. Roth answered
27 years experience General Surgery
Activity post gb sur: I would avoid heavy lifting or strenuous activity for at least a few weeks. Any activity causing pain should be avoided. Otherwise, most aerobic exe ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Call & ask you MEPS: The surest bet is to call your local MEPS of your insurance and state agency since the pace to go through MEPS may widely vary depending on their work ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Ask your surgeon: If you are having it done Laproscopically then 2-3 weeks depending how you feel. If they have to convert to an open cholecystectomy then 4-6 weeks

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