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How long after a laparoscopic appendectomy can i go back to work?

Depends on the work

If my patients do heavy work, like construction or warehousing, I restrict them for about 2-4 weeks. If they do supervisory, office or professional type work, they may return to work when them feel well. On average this is about a week or two.
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Just wondering if i can go back to work at my desk job after a week after appendectomy?

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Everyone has a different tolerance for pain and recovery. Usually for my patients that undergo laparoscopic appendectomy, they can return to work as soon as they can perform their job safely and up to the expectations of their employer. Usually this is between 3-14 days. My only restriction is no heavy lifting over 15lbs for 2 weeks. Speak with your surgeon to see if he/she has any restrictions.
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How long after getting a laparoscopic appendectomy can I return to work?

1-2 weeks

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Depends on job? Lifting heavy items! You may want to wait a month. Small port sites usually do not herniate but better to avoid. Standard jobs, your business, may start when you have no pain, or pain meds beyond Tylenol
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How many days will it take before I can return to work after an appendectomy?

Depends

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That depends on if the surgery was done laparoscopically or through an incision, and on what type of work you do. Most people go back to work sooner after laparoscopic appendectomy, within 1-2 weeks, but lifting no more than 5 lb for 6-8 weeks. After "open" surgery, folks can return to work 2-3 weeks later, but no lifting, as above.
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I work in care and do alot of lifting how long before I can return to work after an appendectomy?

2 to 4 weeks

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It depends on how the appendectomy was performed. If it was done laparoscopically, I let my patients resume normal activity in 2 weeks. If done open through a muscle splitting incision like a Rocky-Davis incision, the 4weeks. Ask your surgeon.
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I'm a 35 y/o firefighter. I'm in good shape, had a laparoscopic appendectomy 10 days ago. How soon to go back to full duty? What's heavy lifting?

6 weeks

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is the usual time to full duty. heavy lifting is anything over 10 pounds
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Hello my husband has had a laparoscopic appendectomy nearly 3 weeks ago his surgeon told him to go back for post op in 4-6weeks is this correct?

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If the surgery went well and your husband is feeling well then the follow up time is ok. But I agree the first post op follow up should be around 2 weeks
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How long is recommended before returning to work after a laparoscopic appendectomy?

Depends

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What work do you do? If it were a straight forward surgery without a lot of infection, one may be able to go back to work in about a week or so. Do not want to do heavy lifting work until released by your surgeon in possibly 4-6 weeks.
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I got an appendectomy back in Sept and the scar has been hurting under the skin, should I be worred?

No

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Chances are it's part of the healing process where the subcutaneous stitches are placed. If it continues, however, you can always have your Dr. Check it.
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Dr. ROBERT Uyeda answered:

How many days will it take to carry on routine day to day work and office work after an appendectomy?

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uncomplicated appendectomy, about 7-10 days. But it really depends on your body habitus, type of work, how badly infected was your appendix, and many other factors. Ask your surgeon for details.
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