A member asked:

I have had a laparoscopic gallbladder removal surgery 25 days ago? when can i start doing exercises such as situps?

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Dr. Addagada Rao answered

Specializes in General Surgery

After uncomplicated laparoscopic cholecystectomy, most of the patients resume fully actvity in 3 wk, s.

Answered Mar 27, 2018

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Dr. Christopher Watson answered

Specializes in General Surgery

The belly button wound can develop a hernia if you do strenuous abdominal exercise too early after surgery. If you are malnourished or taking immunosuppressive meds such as steroids you should avoid abdominal straining for longer, up to 12 weeks.

Answered Mar 27, 2018

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Dr. Loki Skylizard answered

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery

Each patient is different. However, it is important that you discuss with your surgeon his/her instructions. He/she will have more intimate knowledge of your specific case and be able to provide you guidance for safely increasing your activity.

Answered Feb 6, 2019

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