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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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The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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How long do you stay in the hospital for hemorrhoid surgery?

How long do you stay in the hospital for hemorrhoid surgery?

Usually: A few hours as an outpatient procedure. Ask your doctor about your surgical plans. ...Read more

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How long will you be in the hospital for a drop bladder surgery?

How long will you be in the hospital for a drop bladder surgery?

Not long : Most surgeries for this condition are performed on an outpatient basis with minimal recovery. ...Read more

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How long will i stay in the hospital if im having a deep neck resection surgery?

How long will i stay in the hospital if im having a deep neck resection surgery?

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

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How long is the usual hospital stay after recocele surgery? Dr said it won't be outpatient cause be has to pack me

How long is the usual hospital stay after recocele surgery? Dr said it won't be outpatient cause be has to pack me

Depends: The extent of the rectocele and the viability of the tissues determine a great deal of the healing time. Most of the time, they are going to want to keep you in the hospital long enough to know that bleeding is controlled, no infection occurs, packing can be advanced without complication, and you know how to take care of the wound at home, Some packing may be removed as an out patient later ...Read more

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Torn labrum how long is recivery time and is the pain, from surgery really that bad and are you kept in, hospital overnight?

Torn labrum how long is recivery time and is the pain, from surgery really that bad and are you kept in, hospital overnight?

Varied: Recovery time depends on the extent of surgery, and your pre-surgery condition-usually 4-6 weeks, with return to full activity with 2-3months. Length of hospitalization depends on your general health- it can be done as a same-day surgery. ...Read more

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How long does a meningooma surgery take and how long is the hospital stay?

How long does a meningooma surgery take and how long is the hospital stay?

Dependent: This is dependent on the location of the meningioma, how large it is, if it's fully removable, and the patient's clinical status prior to surgery. I know you'd like a better answer- in an ideal case, if it goes really well and is really simple, then expect anywhere from 3-5 days. If there are difficulties, it could be 5 days and may last up to 3 weeks depending on the difficulties. ...Read more