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How long will I be out of work after bariatric surgery?

Most often times it depends on what type of work people do. I recommend that patients take off, at the very minimum, a week, but two weeks is best. If a patient has a really physical job where they have to do a lot of heavy lifting, then I’d recommend four weeks off. 
 

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