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How Long Should I Wait To Go Back To Work After Pneumonia
It depends: "shoulder reconstruction" can mean repair of a fracture, surgery for instability, or shoulder replacement. Work may involve desk duty and shuffling papers or digging ditches and carrying cinder blocks. If you have had a minor procedure and have a light duty postion, you should be able to return to work within 2-4 weeks. If you have had major surgery and have a heavy duty job it can take months. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
GLANDULAR FEVER: Other name: infectious mononucleosis/ mono, caused by epstein-barr virus. Human are only reservoir. Transmission: from saliva by close contact/ kissing; from blood transfusion. Recovery by 2-4 wks. Fatigue, malaise may wax and wane for wks to months. U can shed virus more than 6 mo. Then intermittently. Go back to work when better, start slowly, avoid contact sports/pe until full recovery. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Usually: Often can return to work in less than a week, no heavy lifting work for a couple weeks or until released by your surgeon. ...Read more
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
How much time do I have to wait after varicocelectomy to go back to weight training? What could happen if I go back to soon?
6 weeks: This depends upon the approach used for the varicocelectomy. With the retroperitoneal or an inguinal approach it be safest to wait approximately six weeks prior to resuming weight training. Going back too soon could result in the development of a hernia, or tearing of the connective tissue lining of the abdominal cavity in the area of the incision. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
24-48 hours: As long as afebrile you can go back to work after 24-48 hours. ...Read more
Least 2 weeks: At least 2 weeks, but speak with your surgeon for his recommendations! ...Read more
How soon can I go back to work after contracting chickenpox? I received anti-viral medication for my chickenpox three days ago. How long do I have to wait to go back to work and not be infectious?
Depends: The contagious period is likely lessened by antivirals but we have no clear guidelines for their benefits. The contagious period of chickenpox is considered from 1-2 days before the spots appear until the last one has crusted over, or 7 days from the first spot, whichever is later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6-8 weeks: This depends greatly on the procedures performed during the surgery as well as your occupation. Most arthroscopic shoulder surgeries take 6-12 weeks to recover from, but people with desk jobs often can return to work in 2-3 weeks in a sling with activity restrictions. People who work in manual labor jobs with heavy lifting may not be able to return to full duty for 3 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Soon: Most patients take 6 weeks of maternity leave. After an uncomplicated vaginal delivery patients may go back much sooner. Many need to for financial reasons. While physically it is fine, taking time off to bond and spend time with your new baby is very important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lifestyle : I have had mom's who taught jazercise teach up to a week before delivery and resume two weeks after their normal vaginal delivery. Much depends on your lifestyle and prenatal condition.Some workouts are much less an issue than others.A surgical delivery would have a different set of expectations, best discussed with your ob. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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