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A 39-year-old member asked:

How long does it take, (after brain surgery) for you to heal?

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Dr. Robert Singer
Neurosurgery 30 years experience
Depends..: There are many types of brain procedures with varying recovery times. Wound healing is usually within 10-14 days but overall recover can vary depending on the structures operated on and underlying pathology.
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
29 years experience
Usually 2-3 months: Obviously the length of time to recover from a craniotomy is influenced by many factors such as the type of procedure, the pathology, age, and other medical problems. But in general, most patients have recovered from surgery in 2-3 months.
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