You can expect the following flow of events after a laparoscopic gall bladder surgery:
You will be out of anaesthesia almost immediately after your surgery.
You will be allowed to have liquids orally after 6 hours of your surgery.
You will be allowed to walk short distances after 6 hours of your surgery. You can get up and go to the washroom yourself too.
You will be allowed to have a light diet for dinner.
Most likely you will be discharged from the hospital after 24 hours from the time of surgery.
You can take a shower from next day. Do ensure that you have water proof dressings on your incisions.
There may be some degree of pain at the incision sites and general discomfort in the first few days which will reduce gradually. You can have pain-killer medications as advised by the surgeon.
You can be mobile, walk around and perform light activities. Please do not lift heavy weights or perform rigorous activities like gymming of lifting heavy weights etc.
You can get back to your job after a week usually, after clearance from the surgeon.
It is advisable to avoid very spicy and oily food for about 6 weeks post a laparoscopic
. gall bladder surgery Normal exercise routine can be resumed after 3 months of surgery.
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