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For how long do I have to wait to heal after a mastectomy?

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In brief: Depends on

What you want to do .
In uncoplicated case with no tension on the flap , stcihes will be our with in 2 wks , by 4 th wk most of the daily chores will be able to do. If you want to play tenis , golf etc , need physical therapy , full range of motion , you need to ask your surgeon , you may have already in yur discharge instructions.

In brief: Depends on

What you want to do .
In uncoplicated case with no tension on the flap , stcihes will be our with in 2 wks , by 4 th wk most of the daily chores will be able to do. If you want to play tenis , golf etc , need physical therapy , full range of motion , you need to ask your surgeon , you may have already in yur discharge instructions.
Dr. Addagada Rao
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