How long must I wait to play sports after having surgery for pneumothorax?

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At least a month

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Depends what sports you are talking about. I would be careful about serious contact sports ever. You still have a risk of ptx on the other side Scuba diving is out as is skydiving. Recreational sports, tennis, baseball, soccer, etc are ok once your incisions have healed.
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