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How long is the recovery from a vasectomy?

How long is the recovery from a vasectomy?

2 days: Most men are ready to return to normal activities after 2 to 3 days of rest. If the procedure is done on a friday, they can be back at an office job on monday. They should avoid heavy lifting, manual labor, or sex for at least a week. ...Read more

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Vasectomy (Definition)

Tubes on both sides from testicle to prostate that carry sperm made by testicles are brought out through a small skin puncture in the scrotum and either cut, tied, burned or clamped. Simple procedure, cost effective and usually with minimal side effects. Low failure rate. Clinic procedure, done in office with local anesthetic to skin. Minimal down time. A very ...Read more


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How long is the recovery for a splenectomy?

How long is the recovery for a splenectomy?

Depends: If it is open or laparoscopic surgery. May be 1-3 weeks for most light activities and 4-6 weeks before full normal activities. ...Read more

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For how long is the recovery time after a mastectomy?

For how long is the recovery time after a mastectomy?

About 3-6 weeks: Recovery from surgery varies in different patients. Mastectomy may or may not be accompanied with removal of lymph noded from the axilla (armpit). Also it may be done in association with or without breast reconstruction. These issues as well as other issues such as need for chemotherapy and/or radiation treatment all affect the recovery. So the recovery period varies. ...Read more

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Is there a long recovery after the vasectomy?

No: The recovery time is fairly short, especially if a no-scalpel vasectomy is performed. I recommend about 2 to 3 days of no strenuous activity and then slowly begin normal activities as tolerated. Usually, only tylenol (acetaminophen) is all that is needed during the recovery phase. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery for a AAA repair?

How long is the recovery for a AAA repair?

Recovery: Endovascular repairs allow people to go home the day after with some soreness in the groins which will take a week or so to go away. The open surgical repairs leave patients in the hospital 6-8 days, on average, and count on a full month to feel back to full speed. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery time for a complete robotic hysterectomy?

How long is the recovery time for a complete robotic hysterectomy?

Hysterctomy recovery: Please do a full visit where your doctor will explain all the risks and details. Everyone varies with recovery. I tell people to really feel well between three and six weeks. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery time for a corneal transplant?

How long is the recovery time for a corneal transplant?

12-18 months: If all goes well, 12-18 months. Longer if problems are encountered. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery for hernia surgery?

How long is the recovery for hernia surgery?

Depends: Not all hernias are the same. The most common hernia operation is an inguinal hernia repair which typically has a 1-3 week recovery period for a laparoscopic repair and a 2-4 week recovery for an open repair. ...Read more

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How intense is the surgery for a vasectomy?

How intense is the surgery for a vasectomy?

Vasectomy: I do these in my office with no sedation, local anesthetic only, and even the biggest wimp goes home in 10 minutes. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery for a knee arthroscopy?

How long is the recovery for a knee arthroscopy?

Knee scope Recovery : Reovery after a knee scope depends on what was done. The surgeon may not want you bear weight on the knee for 3-6 weeks if certain procedures are done. Since basketball inolves quite a bit of stress to the knee i would not let my patient return for a minimum of 3 weeks if a simple meniscectomy was performed; more if a meniscal repair, microfracture or other restorative procedure. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery period for a dislocated finger?

How long is the recovery period for a dislocated finger?

Depends: If it is a simple dislocation with congruent reduction seen on xray vs a complex finger fracture dislocation TAH needs surgery. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery period after a rhinoseptoplasty?

How long is the recovery period after a rhinoseptoplasty?

Depends: most people take a week off work. Two weeks of no strenuous activity and 6 weeks of no glasses on the nose. The swelling is mostly gone in 3 weeks to 3 months but subtle changes occur over a year. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery for a foot amputation?

How long is the recovery for a foot amputation?

Why it is done: Healing in a foot amputations will be slow. If amputation is done on a normal healthy person like after a injury will heal with in 6 wk, but most of the foot amputations are done on diabetics, with poor circulation due to peripheral vascular diseases , with infections including gangrene of toes , will take months to heal. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery from a robotic hysterectomy?

How long is the recovery from a  robotic hysterectomy?

2 weeks: A total laparoscopic hysterectomy done with the da vinci robot makes for a much easier recovery than a traditional hysterectomy. Usually patients can go home the same day or after an overnight hospital stay. Most can go back to work in 2 weeks unless they have a physically demanding job. No intercourse for 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery period usually after surgery for a fracture?

How long is the recovery period usually  after surgery for a fracture?

Depends on fracture: Without knowing the specific fracture area or type of fracture, generally speaking a fractured bone will take 2-3 months to fully heal. There are a lot of external factors that may add to this time as well. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery time for chondromalacia surgery?

How  long is the recovery time for chondromalacia surgery?

Indeterminate: The answer is a function of the nature and extent of the chondral damage and the technique employed to try to improve the chondral surface. Thus not a simple answer. The recovery is different for procedures such as chondroplasty, pick chondroplasty or micro fracture, or oats procedure, or fresh osteochondral allograft. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery time for ankle surgery?

How long is the recovery time for ankle surgery?

Weeks to months. : It depends on the type of surgery. An ankle arthroscopy may only slow you down for a few weeks, an ankle fusion may take 6 months to a year. Talk to your surgeon about your specific situation. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery period for a patient that will undergo a valve replacement?

How long is the recovery period for a patient that will undergo a valve replacement?

It depends: Depends on how healthy the patient is otherwise, and how the patient is recovering from the operation. Some patients are walking around the even of the operation, or the next day. Many go home 4-5 days later, although it can be longer. If the breastbone was split, it will take two months for that to completely heal. ...Read more

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