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My 20 year old daughter had a successful laparoscopic appendectomy. The appendics had not burst. She is a volleyball player. The surgeon said that she can start with normal practices after one week only. This includes weights and practicing in a swimming

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Dr. Philip Miller
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In brief: Question?

Is your question: is this OK?- I would follow the surgeon's advice which sounds good.

In brief: Question?

Is your question: is this OK?- I would follow the surgeon's advice which sounds good.
Dr. Philip Miller
Dr. Philip Miller
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In brief: Be cautious

While your surgeon is probably correct, I would err on the side of caution and wait at least 30 days, Give the wounds a chance to heal properly.
You do not want to develop an incisional hernia.

In brief: Be cautious

While your surgeon is probably correct, I would err on the side of caution and wait at least 30 days, Give the wounds a chance to heal properly.
You do not want to develop an incisional hernia.
Dr. Stephen Hirshorn
Dr. Stephen Hirshorn
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