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How soon can you exercise after having an open appendectomy surgery?

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2015-07-15 18:58:04
2015-07-15 18:58:04

I'd guess about 4 to 6 weeks. Talk to your doctor before starting to excercise. You could really hurt yourself if you start too early.

I agree. I had an open appendectomy two months ago and i wasn't allowed to go to school for 2 weeks (i am only 13 years old) and i was not allowed to do physical activities for another two weeks, so i would say about a month before doing exercise but my surgeon told me that he was being generous saying not to do physical activities because he said i will be able to do them before 4 weeks. So i would say 3 weeks to a month.

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