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How much time does it take to recover form laparoscopic appendectomy ?

Hi I just had laparoscopic appendectomy last night an I m home already my problem is I have to fly out on thusday an wanted to know if it s ok to do so. Thanks
Asked On : Tue, 20 Mar 2012
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After laparoscopic appendectomy, there is no harm in doing normal activities even on post op day 1. But as you are travelling on a plane, you should avoid long distance travels, as if some thing even trivial happens, it will make u very much worrisome. It is advisable to consult your surgeon before leaving, so that he could examine u thoroughly.
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