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For how long does it take to recover from a laparoscopic appendectomy?

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Dr. Joey Bluhm
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In brief: 2-4 weeks

Severe pain usually resolves after 72 hours.
Soreness can last 2-4 weeks. Activity and lifting restrictions can vary depending on the surgeon but usually last for 2-4 weeks.

In brief: 2-4 weeks

Severe pain usually resolves after 72 hours.
Soreness can last 2-4 weeks. Activity and lifting restrictions can vary depending on the surgeon but usually last for 2-4 weeks.
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