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What can I expect in going back to work after maternity leave?

What can I expect in going back to work after maternity leave?

Going back to work: Going back to work poses different challenges. All of us have felt sad when we leave our little ones, but please, do not feel guilty. As moms we always strive to do what is best for our families. Get organized before you actually go back, find dependable child care and always have a back up! learn to delegate and ask for help , make sure you spend special family time, and pencil time for for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Carol Van der Harst
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Does going back to work right away after a head injury slow your recovery?

Does going back to work right away after a head injury slow your recovery?

No: If a person can work and are able to perform their task it would benefit for them to work and keep a routine. ...Read more

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How do I prepare to go back to work after an extended maternity leave?

How do I prepare to go back to work after an extended maternity leave?

No one easy answer: Every family is different. That is why i created a health guide to work-life balance and childcare. Please check it out and add your own suggestions in comments. https://www.healthtap.com/health_guide/54 above all, enjoy every minute of your time with your family. And take lots of photos, too! :). ...Read more

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When can I go back to work after getting a full upper denture done?

When can I go back to work after getting a full upper denture done?

Next day?: If you are talking about having the upper teeth pulled and then a plate put in immediately, your more that likely can go back to work the next day. It will depend on your pain, medications taking, and the type of work your have to do. You should discuss the thoroughly with your dentist or oral surgeon prior to your procedure. "don't bite off more than your can chew". ...Read more

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Can i go back to work after anesthesia?

Can i go back to work after anesthesia?

Type of anesthesia?: Type of surgery? Type of work you do? These collectively dictate a patient's ability to return to work. Your surgeon will give you these guidelines - he/she will know best based on your occupation, the surgery performed, and the anesthesia utilized. ...Read more

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I'm having a PFO closure on Friday. How many days will I need off work to recover? When should I return to work (desk job)?

I'm having a PFO closure on Friday. How many days will I need off work to recover? When should I return to work (desk job)?

Percutaneously?: Not sure if your procedure is percutaneous or open? Assuming it's not open heart surgery and that you have no complications, you'll be back at your desk on Monday morning. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long after appendicostomy can I go back to work?

Usually: Often can return to work in less than a week, no heavy lifting work for a couple weeks or until released by your surgeon. ...Read more

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Apendicitis: how long after surgery can you go back to work?

Apendicitis: how long after surgery can you go back to work?

Depends on: Extent of surgery and type of work. I would estimate 1-2 weeks as a general rule, but ask your surgeon for specific recommendation. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait before going back to work for getting full upper denture?

How long do I have to wait before going back to work for getting full upper denture?

It varies: There are many factors to consider after teeth are removed and a full denture is placed. A simple replacement denture would require no extra time other than getting used to it but multiple extractions would require more recovery time. The number of teeth removed, how difficult the extracts were and you age and medical condition all are post of the equation. ...Read more

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When can I go back to work after meniscus surgery?

Meniscus : Talk to your surgeon. This depends on what type of work you do. Not un common to go back to more sedentary work within a day or two, while more aggressive employment may take a few weeks. ...Read more

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How long will I need to wait after a lung cancer lobectomy before going back to work?

How long will I need to wait after a lung cancer lobectomy before going back to work?

Usually 4-6 wks: But this question is always better answered by the surgeon that operated on your chest. They may have a very good reason to allow you back sooner, or keep you at rest longer. I can promise you they will not mind you asking them! ...Read more

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How long should I wait to go back to work after a shoulder reconstruction?

How long should I wait to go back to work after a shoulder reconstruction?

It depends: "shoulder reconstruction" can mean repair of a fracture, surgery for instability, or shoulder replacement. Work may involve desk duty and shuffling papers or digging ditches and carrying cinder blocks. If you have had a minor procedure and have a light duty postion, you should be able to return to work within 2-4 weeks. If you have had major surgery and have a heavy duty job it can take months. ...Read more

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How long after going on azithromycin for strep can you go back to work?

How long after going on azithromycin for strep can you go back to work?

24-48 hours: As long as afebrile you can go back to work after 24-48 hours. ...Read more

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When after breast surgery can I go back to work?

When after breast surgery can I go back to work?

Depend: Is it just lump removal or mastectomy with or without node dissection. All can influence the time back to work. In general, beat surgery is not painful and quicker recovery. If it plastic surgery it can be quicker. ...Read more

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Diagnost with fribromyalgia back artithris depression how long will take to back to work dance to feel better to be normal again?

Diagnost with fribromyalgia back artithris depression how long will take to back to work dance to feel better to be normal again?

Depends: In my office we have good success with iv's of homeopathics, vitamins, and minerals for fibromyalgia. We also do body work including craniosacral therapy that can help. How quickly you get better depends on what else is going on. ...Read more

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When after starting antibiotics for pneumonia can I go back to a (physical) job?

When after starting antibiotics for pneumonia can I go back to a (physical) job?

Work: Finish all the antibiotics, be sure to get as much rest as you can before going back to a 'physical' job and do not over do it for the first week. Listen to your body so you do not get sick again as y our system will be run down for another week at the least after finishing the antibiotics. ...Read more