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When can I start working out after this surgery?

Ok so I just had my galbladder and some stones that were in a bile duct removed about 2-3 weeks ago. I am still a little bit sore. Not too bad. I can walk around, carry my 6month old, ect. Just need to sit down and rest sometimes and take some tylenol or ibuprofen. Anywho.... Here is my question. I don't plan on excersizing any time soon due to the stitches and stuff. But I am wondering when I CAN begin to work out. I don't see my dr for another month and he's pretty hard to get ahold of. So if any of you have had this done, I'd really like the tips/advice : ) Thanks Ladies : )

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Ballababy177

Asked by Ballababy177 at 5:10 AM on Feb. 24, 2011 in Health

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  • hmm. I would give yourself at least a month to recover then slowly start to work out. You should be good to go after 6 weeks. That is generally when they say it is ok. I will check with your doc though.
    jujubean1979200

    Answer by jujubean1979200 at 5:15 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • Yeah I was going to wait at least a month. But still wasn't sure. Thanks : )
    Ballababy177

    Comment by Ballababy177 (original poster) at 5:16 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • No problem :) Sorry you had to go through that. Surgery is never fun
    jujubean1979200

    Answer by jujubean1979200 at 5:23 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • I'd wait 2 months and start slowly by walking.
    SweetLoveofMine

    Answer by SweetLoveofMine at 5:34 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • After you see your Dr.
    tootoobusy

    Answer by tootoobusy at 6:21 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • when your doctor gives the OK to go back to work
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 6:56 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

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