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Hello there. Does having a stapedotomy/stapedectomy means a person cannot

Hello there. Does having a stapedotomy/stapedectomy means a person cannot jog, run, exercise, jump, specially do swimming, tilt his head up and down, left and right, etc. forever?

Or after certain recovery time, all these activities can be performed?


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Sat, 3 Nov 2018
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