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how long will i need off work after an adult circumcision

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
7 days: No more than 7 days if everything goes well, or maybe even less.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Urologist: See a urologist.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
2 - 4 weeks: Your glans penis is in contact with underwear all the time instead of having a foreskin in between. This can take some getting used to. First couple o ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Levine
40 years experience Urology
It varies: Some men make the change immediately others find that they may have enhanced glans sensation which may be uncomfortable and others might feel a bit nu ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bruce Prager
41 years experience Sports Medicine
Recovery : A chondroplasty is shaving of the bone. Patients should normally recover within 3 weeks. It all depends on the grade of your knee cartilage. Ask yo ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Usually about 6 wks: Check with your OB doctor for their specific instructions, but usually after abdominal surgery 6 weeks is a good time frame for wound healing before r ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Timothy Trainor
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: It depends on the type of work you do. If you have a desk job, could return to work in about 1-2 weeks as long as pain is under control. If you have ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: Usually the procedure is done as an outpatient procedure and you go home the same day. Occasionally one may have to stay overnight to be monitored. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
? just day of surg.: Return to work next day if truly minor. Presume it is likely excision biopsy of a lymph node, or something similar. However your surgeon is best pers ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
How motivated: How motivated are you to go back to work? . The physical therapy may lost up to 6 months, majority will go back to work with in 6 wks. Also depends wh ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Edwards
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
I : I would recommend you plan on at least 2 weeks depending on what you do for work and how extensive your surgery will be. This will be best decided on ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Depends: Provided the surgery goes without complications, I would say within a week, the healing process should be tolerable for those type of activities. Ple ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Indefinite: Aside from testicular "shrinkage, " there is atrophy of part of the pituitary gland that makes lh and fsh, which stimulate the testes. The duration w ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Smook
47 years experience Periodontics
Usually : Usually when gingivectomy is carried out a dressing is placed over the area-- you do not brush or eat in the area for one week. Gingivectomy is a rat ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Henning
49 years experience Anesthesiology
Several days...: At least. Depending on her age and condition, a week may be required. Her surgeon will have suggestions based on her overall condition and the anticip ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
It depends: You will need to limit your physical activity for about 4-6 weeks, but if you have a typical desk job, you may be able to return to workin some capaci ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Percutaneously?: Not sure if your procedure is percutaneous or open? Assuming it's not open heart surgery and that you have no complications, you'll be back at your de ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Call doctor: You should call the doctor or facility where the biopsy was performed. If you had a needle biopsy there is usually a limit to lifting anything for a ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
Ask your doctor: Your operating surgeon should be able to answer your questions. You should ask your doctor whatever your concerns are. Good luck.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends on reason: Omentectomy is a procedure where the lining of the abdominal cavity, the omentum is removed. But this is usually done for a certain reason, in many c ... Read More
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Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: There is no one size fits all answer for this. It depends completely on the location of the aneurysm, the extent of the surgery, etc. Your surgeon wil ... Read More
A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Ask your Doctor: Fractures, particularly requring surgery have very specific to the patient time tables depending upon nutrition, general health and the specific injur ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
4-6 weeks: This depends very much on other medical issues that might make recovery more difficult, but i would assume, in your case, that you should plan to be o ... Read More
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