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How long should I wait to do heavy lifting after appendectomy for ruptured appendix? I was in hospital for 7 days and it took me about 4 weeks for me to start walking properly i had a open surgery and it is about a 4-5 inch opening on the right side of ac

How long should I wait to do heavy lifting after appendectomy for ruptured appendix? I was in hospital for 7 days and it took me about 4 weeks for me to start walking properly i had a open surgery and it is about a 4-5 inch opening on the right side of ac

In : In general, for uncomplicated surgeries, it is recommended to wait 6-8 weeks prior to lifting anything heavier that a gallon of milk. This is because the tensile strength of a wound is relatively stable at this point. After this, a slow return to normal pre-surgery activity should ensue. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to return to work after having a major hamstring rupture?

How long should I wait to return to work after having a major hamstring rupture?

Depends...: Should be directed by your surgeon and therapist... Dont try to speed up the healing process. Listen to your orthopedist! the post surgery/ rehab period is very very important for the complete healing process! best to you! ...Read more

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My son is 12yr old, and he is having a surgery on his leg for a compete rupture hamstring. Please give me advices my this procedure. Thank you?

My son is 12yr old, and he is having a surgery on his leg for a compete rupture hamstring. Please give me advices my this procedure. Thank you?

You need to : Talk to the surgeon performing the procedure. He is your best source of information for that particular procedure. Normally he will talk to you about it- risks and benefits and a consent before operation is scheduled. Good luck ! ...Read more

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I have a ruptured ACL an meniscal tear m scared of the hamstring graft what will happen if i don't go ahead with the opp?

Arthritis: A chronic acl tear and meniscal tear can lead to arthritic changes of your knee joint at an early age. Hamstring acl reconstruction has a lower rate of arthritis than some of the other popular grafts. ...Read more

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How long. Should i wait before returning to work after a torn hamstring injury?

How long. Should i wait before returning to work after a torn  hamstring
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Varible: Highly variable depending on the location of the tear (proximal/ midsubstance / distal), the degree of the tear (partial / complete), the mass of the hamstring involved (it is made up of 3 muscles) and finally what type work you are trying to return to (sedentary / active). Unless highly strenuous job few days off with use of crutches/ thigh sleeve/ physiotherpy. Sports longer. Doc to help guide. ...Read more

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Ruptured ulnar collateral ligament of thumb had surgery- when do most people return to work at office job?

Ruptured ulnar collateral ligament of thumb had surgery- when do most people return to work at office job?

Depends- 3 - 90 days: Return to work after repair of the ulnar collateral ligament (ucl) of the thumb (skiers thumb) depends on what you have to do at work and which hand (dominant or not) is injured. I have had a surgeon go back to office practice in three days and a patient who does typing work take 2 months. But usually within the first few weeks. You need to discuss your specific situation with your surgeon. ...Read more

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How long should I wait for an internal stye to rupture?

How long should I wait for an internal stye to rupture?

Who diagnosed this?: a stye is an abscess in the eyelid, in other words a zit. the proper treatment is hot compresses and if it doesn't go away I can drain it easily ...Read more

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Excerise to treat or help hamstring tendonitis. Im athelete how long should I wait to run again?

Excerise to treat or help hamstring tendonitis.
Im athelete how long should I wait to run again?

Patience: If it is hamstring tendinitis, allowing it to heal completely before resuming your training regime is best. Oftentimes in my practice, patients may return to play too soon and then it becomes a lingering issue for some time. Generally speaking 4-6 weeks should heal it. I would suggest another activity in the interim. Perhaps stationary bike if that does not irritate it. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to have sex after having an ovarian cyst rupture?

How long should I wait to have sex after having an ovarian cyst rupture?

It shouldnt matter: You will not cause injury by having sex, so it depends purely on your level of discomfort. ...Read more

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I had a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst to rupture, how long should I wait to resume sexual intercourse?

I had a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst to rupture, how long should I wait to resume sexual intercourse?

When comfortable: An ovarian cyst is inside of your abdomen, the only thing that would keep you from having sex would be your comfort. You can't really hurt anything by having sex, so if you feel up to it and have the desire there is no reason not to. ...Read more