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How Long Out Of Work For Laproscopic Gallbladder Surgery
At least 3-4 weeks: Laparoscopic surgery leave few very small incisions that do not need too much time to heal the larger one is the one is used to remove the gallbladder might require inside suturing if the is the case 3-4 weeks all what it take to heal completely after that you have no physical restriction it is always better to check with your surgeon since some might have different personal preferences. ...Read more
Laparoscopy involves placement of a small camera-scope into the abdominal cavity, most often at the belly button. This allows us to see and surgically rx many abdominal and pelvic diseases. This is combined with distinction of the abd cavity with co2 gas to create more space to work. This usually requires a general anesthetic, yet most people can go ...Read more
Depends on work: It depends on the nature of your work, but if it involves any strenuous activity, i would plan on two weeks with limited activity for six weeks post-operatively. If more administrative in nature, could probably go back after one week, again with limited activity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No set time.: There are many different ways to do hemorrhoidectomy and recovery time depends on the procedure adopted. In old classical hemorrhoidectomy it used to be long time but the new techniques have cut it very short. Good rule of thumb is when you don't have pain you can resume work. ...Read more
Really depends: Erika - there are several surgeries for anal fistula. Your recovery really depends on not only what exact procedure you have, but also your tolerance for pain, and how important it is for you to be back at work. I've seen a range from the same afternoon to three to four weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm going on a cruise but first need gall bladder surgery. How long after surgery can I cruise safely?
Depends: A simple gall bladder surgery done via laparoscopy does not take long - averages 30 minutes in my hospital. However, that only accounts for the surgeon's time. I'll caution you that the time spent in surgery does not correlate to quality and it's more important for you to know about your surgeon's complication rate rather than his/her speed. ...Read more
Varies: Depends on your motivation and your requirements at your job. If lifting is involved, most recommend 6 weeks. If not, it really is up to you as to when you return to work. In our experience, the minimum is 7 days or so. Might produce pain but will not damage the surgery outcome. ...Read more
Depends: On what your work requirements are & your surgeon's instructions. Usually, in general, people can return to light work in a week or less and full heavy work in 4-6 weeks. Ask your surgeon regarding your specific situation. ...Read more
ASK the doc who: Did your surgery, please call him or her today , your surgeon should have already told you, that is part of your post-op care so call your surgeon today as your surg knows how your surg went and he or she is the only one who should tell u. ...Read more
Everyone different: On average strong pain for 3-4 days, soreness of 1-2 weeks. Every patient is different. I allow my patients to return to work as soon as they like as long as they do not do any heavy lifting or anything too strenuous for 2 weeks. Also, no driving if taking narcotic pain medicine. ...Read more
The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more
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