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How long does it typically take to recover from key hole surgery?

How long does it typically take to recover from key hole surgery?

Depends: The operation itself takes little time- and wounds heal in six weeks, you will feel normal in a few days. Whatever they do inside dictates more the recovery than the holes for surgery. Read more

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How long does it typically take to recover from surgery for a torn labrum and bankart repair?

How long does it typically take to recover from surgery for a torn labrum and bankart repair?

3-4 months: A graduated rehabilitation process beginning with passive then active assisted motion followed by active motion and strengthening takes several months to allow the torn labrum to adequately heal to the glenoid bone. The goal is to have a stable strong shoulder with minimal risk for recurrence. This entire process usually takes 3-4 months. Read more

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How long does it typically take to recover from meniscus repair surgery?

How long does it typically take to recover from meniscus repair surgery?

Crutches for 6 weeks: Most meniscal repair surgeries, whether done open or arthroscopically, require up to 6 weeks of limited weight bearing with crutches. Most surgeons allow at least the weight of the foot to touch the ground during that time. Physical therapy is geared at working on quadriceps function/strength and limited knee motion from 0-90 degrees. Bracing in extension for ambulation may be indicated as well. Read more

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How long does nerve damage typically take to recover from hand surgery?

How long does nerve damage typically take to recover from hand surgery?

Roughly 1mm/day: Peripheral nerves, if cut of severely bruised/crushed, can regrow/regenerate but the rate depends greatly on the age of the patient and the presence of other medical problems. Young, healthy patients typically regenerate ~1mm/day but there is a lot of variability. A lot also depends on the severity of the injury itself. Read more

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Is there such thing as minor testicular torsion, that goes away on its own/does not require surgery? If so how long does it typically take to heal?

Is there such thing as minor testicular torsion, that goes away on its own/does not require surgery? If so how long does it typically take to heal?

Reduction: Some torsions (twisting) can "un-twist" themselves after a few seconds. Torsions are incredibly painful, & resolution of pain can mean the problem has temporarily resolved. However, torsions don't happen in a vacuum - "bell-clapper" deformities & other fixable problems lead to recurrent, permanent torsion. See a Urologist to evaluate. Even deformities that predispose you to torsion should be fixed Read more

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I had surgery, how long does it typically take for my menstrual cycle to start back again?

I had surgery, how long does it typically take for my menstrual cycle to start back again?

Ask the doc: Who did your surgery and what kind did u have or ask your gyn if you did not have a gyn surgery, your? Is too non specific to give an answer. Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a lcl surgery?

How long does it take to recover from a lcl surgery?

? lcl: Be specific...Did u mean open lateral collateral ligament repair? Or posterolateral corner reconstructive surgery (both knee).We also repair 'lateral' elbow ligaments in elbow dislocations and after radial head impant surgery. Need more info.! Read more

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How long does it take to recover from an lcl surgery?

How long does it take to recover from an lcl surgery?

Expect 6-9 months: Like most ligament reconstructions about the knee, an lcl (lateral collateral ligament) reconstruction requires months of formal rehabilitation. Running is not routinely allowed until after 3-4 months. A stepwise progression thereafter allows you to get back to maximal functional recovery between 6 to 9 months. Read more

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How long does it take to recover from thoractomy surgery?

How long does it take to recover from thoractomy surgery?

It varies: Recovery varies from patient to patient. Factors such as age, preop condition, and type of surgery can alter recovery rate. The time in the hospital also varies but is usually 4-5 days. The recovery to full activity is about 4-6 weeks on average. Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a maltracking surgery?

How long does it take to recover from a maltracking surgery?

Depends: How rapidly one recovers from mal-tracking surgery depends on the method employed to correct the mal-tracking. Arthroscopic lateral release will take anywhere from 6-10 weeks for full recovery. Tibial tubercle osteotomy will easily take twice that long. Vmo advancement and medial capsular plication will take about 12 weeks for recovery. Read more

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How long does it takes for hydrosalpinx to recover and if there's any surgery needed?

How long does it takes for hydrosalpinx to recover and if there's any surgery needed?

Never Recovers: A hydrosalpinx is permanent. It may change, but generally only for the worse. Whether or not surgery is required is based on your symptoms as well as fertility concerns. Sometimes surgery is needed due to pain or infection and sometimes surgery is suggested from to fertility treatment. So a fertility specialist can guide you through that decision making process! Read more

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How long do a stent surgery take to recover?

How long do a stent surgery take to recover?

Depends what type: There are many different types of stents, that generally go in many of the tubular shaped structures in your body. They can be placed in arteries, gasto-intestinal tract, urogenital tract. . . Etc. Duration of recovery depends on type, location, complexity, danger of condition/procedure, and operator preference. Speak with performing doctor about recovery, risks, and potential complications. Read more

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How long does it take to recover from gallbladder surgery?

How long does it take to recover from gallbladder surgery?

Depends: It depends on what type of surgery was done and how bad your gallbladder disease was. And it also depends on you. For gallbladder removed laparoscopically most people are out of the hospital in less than 24 hours and some can get back to work in a couple of days. Others may have more trouble dealing with pain after surgery and take longer to recover. If your gallbladder is very sick.... Read more

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Keyhole surgery take how long to recover?

Keyhole surgery take how long to recover?

It depends...: On exactly what procedure you are having performed. We need more details. Read more

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How long does it take to recover from Mohs surgery?

How long does it take to recover from Mohs surgery?

Mohs Recovery: Mohs is a specific way to remove skin cancer. Recovery depends on the size of the tumor, and how the area is closed. If the area is small, direct closure heals the fastest, followed by flaps, grafts and allowing the area to heal with sound care. Be certain to ask your dermatologist about the options, and if a plastic surgeon should get involved for your closure. Good luck and don't delay, Read more

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How long does it take to recover from sternotomy surgery?

How long does it take to recover from sternotomy surgery?

Sternotomy: Sternotomy is the cutting of the sternum, a bone, to access your heart and chest cavities. The bone is wired close with several wires. Like any bone, takes 6 weeks to heal to 80%. Your surgery team will be the best to tell you specifics about your case. Also your surgery team will know what operation was done using the access provided by sternotomy. Read more

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Why do diabetic people take so long to recover after surgery?

Why do diabetic people take so long to recover after surgery?

Impaired healing: Diabetics generally heal more slowly due to a combination of high blood sugar slowing down the cells the body uses to heal and because they often have decreased circulation particularly in small blood vessels. If you are diabetic and planning to have surgery, it is importan to get with your doctor and work to get your blood sugars under tight control both before and after surgery. Read more

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How long does it take to recover from I fuse surgery. I had this 3weeks ago.

How long does it take to recover from I fuse surgery. I had this 3weeks ago.

It varies: It varies a lot based upon what you mean by recover. The I fuse system may or may not actually result in a solid fusion of the si joint, and you may or may not do well. Probably if you are going to do well, you should have real good pain relief by 8-12 weeks postoperative. Thank you. Read more