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A 46-year-old member asked:

How long do docs recommend i should i expect to be sore from a gall bladder surgery?

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Dr. Keith Monson
General Surgery 24 years experience
About 2 weeks: Patients are generally sore for about two weeks but most can return to work after one week.
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A 27-year-old male asked:

How long does it takes to recover from gall bladder surgery?

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Dr. Scott Welle
Bariatrics 17 years experience
About a week: If done minimally invasively you should expect to be back to work in about a week on average. I have had patients go back to work a early as 2 days after surgery. If done open, big incision, expect to be laid up for much longer.
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