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Breast reduction recovery time

(4 Posts)
indigo88 Tue 19-Jan-16 19:54:07

What would be a reasonable or suggested recovery time from this surgery? Need to have some idea how much holiday leave to book.

What are the downsides to take account of?

Thanks

AngryEmoticon Tue 19-Jan-16 22:07:39

I am booked for surgery and have been told to take 3 weeks off work - the surgeon is providing me with a sick note.

indigo88 Wed 20-Jan-16 18:03:07

Thanks. Best wishes for your surgery.

Toughasoldboots Wed 20-Jan-16 18:05:19

I had it done two weeks ago along with another major procedure. The pain from reduction has not been too bad at all, I think that three weeks is a good estimate. It's the after effects of the anaesthetic as much as anything else.
Hope it all goes well for you.

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