Having Upper and Lower Done on April 23 Under Local Anaesthesia - Worried I Don't Have Enough Time Off Of Work!

  • JHBridge
  • 1 year ago

I am kind of concerned about pain, bruising, swelling.... I was hoping to go back to work (desk job) on April 25. I will be able to be in a private setting with nobody seeing me until April 29. Concerned now that I am being too optimistic about my recovery. Maybe I need to put it off until I can take 2 weeks off which will not be for a long time. I am 53. Anyone have any suggestions?

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Does anyone have any photos of the week after surgery. I am having both uppers and lowers done and need to know what I will look like (generally). I am taking one week off work. Thanks to anyone willing to share.
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From what many of the doctors have said, you should be able to go back to most jobs in about 5-7 days. Obviously it's different for everyone, but you could certainly get away with 6 days in private.

Good luck tomorrow! I hope everything goes well. Please keep us posted on your progress.

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