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What is the approximate healing time from a radical neck dissection?

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It depends: In general, any surgical wound is completely healed by six weeks but this can vary depending upon the age and condition of the patient.

Answered 3/26/2013

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Dr. Travis Kidner answered

Specializes in Surgical Oncology

Depends: Healing times are different for each individual, but plan on 6-8 weeks for recovery.

Answered 1/18/2013

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