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How Long After Surgery Can You Fly
2-6 weeks: If you're recovering well, 2 weeks would be early but possible. 6 weeks would be entirely reasonable.
Told that 11 year daughter needs lat. Release arthiscopy. How soon after surgery and pt can she fly - we live abroad and 2 long haul flights from usa?
2-3 weeks: She should be able to manage a long flight a couple of weeks after the surgery. I would try to make arrangements with the airline for bulkhead seats to give her a little extra leg room. Also, make sure your pt person shows her motions to do with the affected leg in-flight to reduce stiffness and reduce chances of blood clots.
No rule for flight: Although there is no specific rule for when you can fly after most hernia surgeries, It makes sense to wait 1-2 weeks if having substantial pain after surgery or you are high risk for complications. If you had laparoscopic surgery it is often recommended you wait about 24 hours to let the Air introduced in to your abdomen completely otherwise it could cause increased pain due to pressure changes
3-5 daya: If things go well during surgery and you are felling ok, there are no real issues about flying. I would ask your doctor first, however, if he / she is ok with it.See 1 more doctor answer
Don't see a reason: Not to fly in a pressurized passenger plane, but why not ask the surgeon who performed the surgery about all the do's and don't 's, after the surgery?
How long should I wait to fly after having deviated septum surgery? Never had sinus only deviated septum
Flying after surgery: That decision should be left up to your surgeon as your surgeon will be the one taking care of you if any problems develop from traveling. Aircraft are pressurized to the equivalent of being at 8000 feet.See 3 more doctor answers
How long should you wait to fly from london to australia after having ruptured Achilles tendon surgery?
It depends: ... Mostly on how you are doing. If you can walk, sit, and move around, and if your wound is healing well, you should be able to fly after your discharge from the hospital.
I will be traveling for femoral artery (leg) bypass surgery. How long before I would be able to fly back home?
Depends: A lot hinges on how you do. Once you are walking, eating, voiding, and your incision looks good, there is no reason for you to stay. You will be on Aspirin and probably plavix, (clopidogrel) so travel should not be a problem. If you are concerned, there should be a vascular surgeon closer to you who could do the surgery.
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.
When fx heals: Hard ware stays till the fracture completely heals, shows good callous tissue forms, may take 8 to 10 wks some timeseven more.
Most likely: You mean you have defect in your skull waiting staged procedure, to fill the gap in the skull, if it is the problem, then you must clear with your neurosurgeon, most likely he will not allow, for fear of injury to brain.
I'm going on a cruise but first need gall bladder surgery. How long after surgery can I cruise safely?
If laparoscopic, 2 w: If it is done laparoscopically, possibly as soon as 2 weeks. If an Open procedure is done, most would recommend about 2 to 3 months.See 1 more doctor answer
How long after surgery can I safely apply a silicone scar gel to the incision to prevent unsightly scars? Which brand of scar gel do you recommend?
Ask your DR: Depends on the location of the incision, and the type of closure. ASK YOUR TREATING DR
Robotic total lap hyst with bil ovaries & Fallopian tubes & cervix removed. How long after surgery can I start restricting calories to lose Weight?
Recovery activities: The recovery period for your surgery is typically 2-4 weeks. Discuss with your doctor regarding your post operative activities allowed.
ASK YOUR SURGEON: It is really depend on what kind of surgery you had and how traveling could affect it the best way is to ask your surgeon good luck
Depends on surgery: So return to work is very variable based upon what kind of surgery you had and what kind of work you do. Best to do is to discuss with your surgeon who can give you a better estimate. The times can vary from a few days for minor surgeries to several weeks for complex surgeries and work that requires lots of intense activity or heavy lifting.
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