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How long does it usually take someone to recover from leg amputation?

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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree

In brief: Months

It takes months before a stump wound heals and the swelling is fully gone.
This about the time it also takes before you can try to be fitted for a prosthetic device.

In brief: Months

It takes months before a stump wound heals and the swelling is fully gone.
This about the time it also takes before you can try to be fitted for a prosthetic device.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

The recovery from an amputation depends on a number of different variables.
Generally for an uncomplicated case this requires a few days in the hospital and then rehab. The real prosthetic training will probably not start for 6-8 weeks or until the sound has completely healed.

In brief: Depends

The recovery from an amputation depends on a number of different variables.
Generally for an uncomplicated case this requires a few days in the hospital and then rehab. The real prosthetic training will probably not start for 6-8 weeks or until the sound has completely healed.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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