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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Need brief time: With in two wks, by end of 3 wk should recover completely.
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Dr. Brian Enggano
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Total recovery time for laparoscopic surgery varies but usually ranges from 1-2 weeks depending on the patient. Many women resume their daily activit ... Read More
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Dr. Beth Schrope
33 years experience General Surgery
Recovery : Recovery time varies widely from patient to patient, surgery to surgery. In general, recovery time after laparoscopic surgery is shorter than for the ... Read More
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varis: The recovery will depend on the body part involved with the surgery and how extensive the particular surgery is.
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Dr. Amir Bastawrous
33 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
The : The recovery time will vary from person to person and doctor to doctor. Typically, you can expect a hospital stay of 2-4 days and recovery at home fo ... Read More
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
In my experience: Hospital stays for open colectomy or laparoscopic colectomy for diverticular disease are identical, pain is idential, my incision is 1 cm at most long ... Read More
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Recovery time varies: Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, smoker or not, blood sugar control, ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
2-4 weeks: Depending on your present state of health, weight, activity, fitness!
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very quickly: If all the physician is doing is taking down scar tissue (which is what it sounds like) then you will have a few small (1cm) incisions which will heal ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Not routinely used: Ask your surgeon or use at your own risk. Drop us a note and let us know how your experiment works out. I would not recommend it.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Its hard to say: Everyone's pain tolerance is different. Typical recovery from laparoscopic surgery is about 2 weeks. Assuming no complications. Talk to your doctor a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Really no: Limit but can start to get adhesions which can limit and cause problems
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get back 2 C Ur-: -surgeon 2 B sure nothing has been injured. Also depends on what was the tumor from? If ovaries or uterus it is more important 2 B Cn

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