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How long will it take a liver donor to recover after surgery?

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Dr. Ralph Layman
Surgery - Transplant
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In brief: Depends

Recovery is based in stages.
You will recover from the anesthesia in minutes. Usually you will be out of the hospital in days. You may be back at work in a couple of weeks (depending upon what you do) but it will take 3 to 6 months to stop feeling like you had surgery.

In brief: Depends

Recovery is based in stages.
You will recover from the anesthesia in minutes. Usually you will be out of the hospital in days. You may be back at work in a couple of weeks (depending upon what you do) but it will take 3 to 6 months to stop feeling like you had surgery.
Dr. Ralph Layman
Dr. Ralph Layman
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In brief: Between

3-5 days prior to discharge.
It may take weeks to months until you feel as good as before the surgery.

In brief: Between

3-5 days prior to discharge.
It may take weeks to months until you feel as good as before the surgery.
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