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How long after getting a breast lift can you return to work?

How long after getting a breast lift can you return to work?

We recommend: One week off if you have a desk job. Physical jobs will require more time off. ...Read more

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Breast Lift (Definition)

A breast lift is the removal of excess skin and repositioning of the nipple/areolar complex to a more pleasing position. The volume of the ...Read more


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How long after getting a breast augmentation/implants can I go back to work?

How long after getting a breast augmentation/implants can I go back to work?

Days to weeks: Tiem to return to work and daily activities depends on how physically demanding the job is, whether implants are under the muscle, and other factors. For most patients recovery is about a week but heavy exertion should be avoided for at least a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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How long will it be before i can return to normal activities after a butt augmentation?

Recovery: Everyone is different, but recovery from butttock augmentation with an implant can be rather rather quick, just a few days. ...Read more

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When can I return to work after a brachioplasty? How much time should I plan to take off work after a brachioplasty? .

When can I return to work after a brachioplasty? How much time should I plan to take off work after a brachioplasty?

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I : I would recommend you plan on at least 2 weeks depending on what you do for work and how extensive your surgery will be. This will be best decided on after a discussion with the plastic surgeon who you decried to take care of you. Dr. Edwards. ...Read more

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How long until you can go back to work after a breast biopsy?

How long until you can go back to work after a breast biopsy?

Depends on technique: If your biopsy was a needle-type performed under local anesthesia in an office setting, you should be able to work the following day. If the biopsy was surgical performed under anesthesia, most people will require 2-3 days to return to work. Of course, the true "expert" here is the doctor who performed the biopsy--be sure and ask them this question. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long after my mastectomy will i be able to return to running?

How long after my mastectomy will i be able to return to running?

2-6 weeks: Recovery from a mastectomy is primarily dependent on whether a simultaneous reconstruction is performed, and, if so, what type of reconstruction. Without a reconstruction, an experienced runner should be back to most activities in 2 weeks. With a flap reconstruction, that same athlete may not be ready to run for ~6 weeks. Of course, the best person to ask is your surgeon. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long is the recovery from chin augmentation? How long will I have to take off work and plan to be recovering after chin augmentation? .

How long is the recovery from chin augmentation? How long will I have to take off work and plan to be recovering after chin augmentation?

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Chin Augmentation: Give yourself 1-2 weeks of recovery. I recommend resuming strenuous activities such as exercise 4 weeks following surgery. Please follow the instructions provided by your surgeon. ...Read more

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How long after breast lift and implants do I have to wait to workout?

How long after breast lift and implants do I have to wait to workout?

Ask Surgeon.: The only resource that you should heed is your plastic surgeon,  who knows exactly what was done, how you are progressing, what you are planning on doing ( in terms of exercise etc.) and is ultimately responsible for your care. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How long can I have to take off of work after breast augmentation surgery?

4-5 days: My patients typically go back to work 4-5 days after breast augmentation. However, this is also dependent on the size of your augmentation and the type of job that you perform. ...Read more

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How long after a pneumothorax can I return to work?

How long after a pneumothorax can I return to work?

Depends on work: As long as you are not breathing hard or lifting heavy objects you may return when breathing is comfortable. Wait 6 weeks at least for healing before anything strenuous and have a follow up x-ray before that time has passed to make sure the lung is fully inflated. ...Read more

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How long after getting a laparoscopic appendectomy can I return to work?

How long after getting a laparoscopic appendectomy can I return to work?

1-2 weeks: Depends on job? Lifting heavy items! you may want to wait a month. Small port sites usually do not herniate but better to avoid. Standard jobs, your business, may start when you have no pain, or pain meds beyond tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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For how long does it take to heal from an omentectomy before you can return to work?

For how long does it take to heal from an omentectomy before you can return to work?

Depends on reason: Omentectomy is a procedure where the lining of the abdominal cavity, the omentum is removed. But this is usually done for a certain reason, in many cases associated with cancer debunking operations, such as for ovarian or gastric cancer. This is often a fairly large open operation, so healing is varied and dependent on what reason it was done for, if for cancer, what the extent of involvement is. ...Read more

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When can I exercise after chin augmentation? How long do I have to wait after chin augmentation before i can go to the gym for a workout? .

Often : Often i will be performing liposuction of the neck at the same time as the chin augmentation. I make my patients wear a chin strap for the first week to help limit swelling and assist skin contraction. I generally ask patients after chin auentation to wait 1-2 weeks to raise blood pressure with exercise. Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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How long will I be off work after breast augmentation?

How long will I be off work after breast augmentation?

Depends on work: Heavy lifting and exertion are commonly to be avoided for the first couple of weeks. If that is not part of your work, then several days to return to full, normal daily activities. Common sense in listening to your body is important, and you should carefully follow your surgeon's recommendations which will be based on your personal case and situation. ...Read more

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What should I expect for breast augmentation recovery time? How long does it typically take to recover from a breast augmentation? How long is it likely i would be unable to go to work if I am on my feet all day and how long do people tend to be sore?

What should I expect for breast augmentation recovery time? How long does it typically take to recover from a breast augmentation? How long is it likely i would be unable to go to work if I am on my feet all day and how long do people tend to be sore?

Varies w individual : Every person is different in how they perceive pain. Most will be sore for 3 days to 2 weeks. Same is true for work. Your are completely healed around 6 weeks. You should avoid upper body excercises for at least 6 weeks. Brignonimd.Com. ...Read more

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How long after a cesarean may i begin to work out?

How long after a cesarean may i begin to work out?

Usually about 6 wks: Check with your OB doctor for their specific instructions, but usually after abdominal surgery 6 weeks is a good time frame for wound healing before resuming any strenuous activity. ...Read more

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How long after having heart surgery will a person be able to return to work?

How long after having heart surgery will a person be able to return to work?

Depends: This depends on a number of things. What sort of surgery did you have? How sick were you before your surgery? Did you have any complications from your surgery? What sort of rehab is required after your surgery? How quickly do you tend to heal after major surgery? The answer to these questions will determine how long you will be out after heart surgery (or any surgery, for that matter). ...Read more

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How long is recovery after gingivectomy? Will I have to take time off work to recover after my gingivectomy, or can I return to normal activities right away?

How long is recovery after gingivectomy? Will I have to take time off work to recover after my gingivectomy, or can I return to normal activities right away?

Usually short: Since most gingivectomies just remove some extra tissue, you should be able to return to work. Eating may be tender for a day or two but as long as you don't have any bleeding disorder, you should be fine to work the same day. ...Read more

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How long until i can return to normal activity after a breast reduction? How long will I have to stay in bed following breast reduction? When can I resume normal activity? .

How long until i can return to normal activity after a breast reduction? How long will I have to stay in bed following breast reduction? When can I resume normal activity?

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It : It is best that you not stay in bed after breast reduction surgery unless you are sleeping. You will have some activity restrictions as you heal and won't be back to full activity for about 6 weeks but your plastic surgeon will be you best guide. Dr edwards. ...Read more

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