A 19-year-old female asked about a 49-year-old female:
How long does it take to recover from a hand surgery?
4 doctor answers • 10 doctors weighed in
Plastic Surgery 20 years experience
Hand surgery: This is a complex question. Recovery depends on the surgery and the problem. Hand fractures require approximately 6 weeks for recovery. Tendons may require longer. Also comorbidities such as diabetes, etc prolong healing time
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Hand Surgery 39 years experience
Depends on injury: Hand surgery involves treatment of nerve, tendon, ligament and bone injuries or conditions all of which require variable lengths of time to recover
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
Using this site: You get the most from this site when you provide specific detail about your health issue before asking a question.What was done ? Was it done under local for a minor issue or regional block/general for a complex deep tissue exploration ? Was an infection involved ? These factors matter when projecting recovery times. Without them nothing specific can be offered.
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Occupational Medicine 36 years experience
Type of surgery : Depends on what tissue involved
Depends on amount of OT required
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Last updated Jan 6, 2019
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