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How long does it usually take to recover from an abdominal hysterectomy?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: 2-6 weeks

Most patients will be discharged from the hospital 48-72 hours after surgery.
Most will be uncomfortable for about 2 weeks and be able to return to work around week 6.

In brief: 2-6 weeks

Most patients will be discharged from the hospital 48-72 hours after surgery.
Most will be uncomfortable for about 2 weeks and be able to return to work around week 6.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

You will usually spend anywhere from 1-4 days in the hospital depending on the type of hysterectomy you have (abdominal vs vaginal vs robotic).
It usually takes the vagina 4-6 weeks to heal completely. Total recovery time is usually around 6-8 weeks. During this time, you should slowly be resuming your daily activities.

In brief: Depends

You will usually spend anywhere from 1-4 days in the hospital depending on the type of hysterectomy you have (abdominal vs vaginal vs robotic).
It usually takes the vagina 4-6 weeks to heal completely. Total recovery time is usually around 6-8 weeks. During this time, you should slowly be resuming your daily activities.
Dr. Brian Enggano
Dr. Brian Enggano
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