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How Long Will My Stay In The Hospital Be For A Meniscal Operation
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is an ACE button and how long do you need stay in hospital with an ACE button and do doctors put the patient to sleep before the operation?
Never heard: Not sure what you are describing. Can you please verify terminology. ...Read more
How long does the surgery for chin implant take? I am considering having a chin implant procedure. How long is the operation? Can i go home that same day, or do I need to stay overnight in the hospital?
4 to 5 days: Most patients after an uncomplicated heart bypass surgery can be discharged within 5 days from the procedure.Depending on the patient's co-morbidities and other factors, including social factors, the length of stay may vary. Complications can certainly increase length of stay significantly. ...Read more
Depends: But usually around a week.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: That largely depends on your recovery time. You are young so if you are otherwise healthy and surgery goes well it's possible you could be released quickly. Your surgeon is really the only one who can beat predict your length of stay. ...Read more
Usually: A few hours as an outpatient procedure. Ask your doctor about your surgical plans. ...Read more
Over night: Some time you could leave the same day if there is no complications. ...Read more
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