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When Can You Return To Work After A Colonoscopy
Next day: You should feel fine after the sedation from medication is gone out of system which occurs in 8-12 hours. ...Read more
Will i be able to return to work immediately after gingivoplasty? My procedure is scheduled for a weekday. Will i feel well enough to return to work immediately afterward?
Depends...: On your adaptive ability to having a dental procedure performed and the size of the area to be treated and the technique used. If the area is just a few teeth it would be less uncomfortable than if te whole mouth were treated and if the treatment is performed with a laser instead of conventionally by using a scalpel, your healing can be faster and your pain can be less. Talk to your treating dds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When can I return to work after a brachioplasty? How much time should I plan to take off work after a brachioplasty?
Soon: Almost immediately, I have patients who return to work the same day it is done. Many will take the next day off, but you should be able to go back shortly thereafter. ...Read more
When should I return to work after having trigger finger surgery how long before i can return to work
Depends on treatment: With the traditional procedures it is usually within 2 weeks however with some of the minimal invasive procedures such as endoscopic or percutaneous procedures there are no sutures that need removal and activity including working is allowed within the first week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not Long: People go home the same day or the day after, barring complications. We usually advise people to avoid heavy "squat" lifting for 2-3 days while the catheter entry sites heal over, but people are up and moving almost as soon as we get the "sheaths" (tubes that we put the wires through) pulled out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long until I can smoke after colonoscopy with a biopsy? All I can find is "return to daily habits" after 24 hours.
Within 24 hrs: But this may be a good time to quit ! ...Read more
Few days: After eswl, one can usually return to work in 2 days. There will be some flank pain from the procedure but tylenol (acetaminophen) should suffice. There may also be blood in the urine but can be monitored and is typically not a problem.One can resume a regular diet and activities as tolerated by around 48 hours after surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
>3-6 weeks.: From a physical standpoint most women are able to return to a not physically demanding work within 3 weeks after an uncomplicated cesarean section. From an emotional/maternal standpoint it is best to take at least 6-12 weeks off work after any delivery to bond with your newborn(s). ...Read more
I work in care and do a lot of lifting how long before i can return to work after an appendectomy?
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
Depends: This depends on a number of things. What sort of surgery did you have? How sick were you before your surgery? Did you have any complications from your surgery? What sort of rehab is required after your surgery? How quickly do you tend to heal after major surgery? The answer to these questions will determine how long you will be out after heart surgery (or any surgery, for that matter). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask your surgeon...: For a copy of their protocol. This answer depends on several things: 1) surgical technique, 2) meniscal status, 3) quad control. 4) pain, 5) swelling 6) your occupation . Your therapist and surgeon will be able to help you figure out what is best for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: In general the brain is an amazing organ in that is possess the ability to recover from certain insults. This ability is highly dependent on age (young kids do this amazingly well) , the location of the stroke (function from highly specialized areas can not easily be taken over) and the size of the stroke (if a large area of brain is destroyed). Improvements can be seen after 3 months or longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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