A female asked:
Disclaimer

when is it safe to go back to work after laparoscopic appendix removal?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends : It really depends on the type of work you do and how difficult the procedure was. I would check with the surgeon as they should be able to give you a very good estimate of when you can go back to work safely.
Answered on Feb 10, 2017

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
See MD: You should be evaluated in the ER or Urgent Care to rule out #1 ectopic pregnancy, urinary tract infection, abdominal Infection, perforation, abscess, ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Yes : Adhesions typically begin to form within the first few days after surgery, but they may not produce symptoms for months or even years.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: discuss thee symptoms with the physician who did the surgery!! Hope this is helpful Dr Z
1
1 thank
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Laparoscopy is fine: Just because an appendix is ruptured doesn't mean that laparoscopic approach must be abandoned. Actually, the scope gives me a much better view of the ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month