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What can I expect during my recovery for weight loss surgery?

Most people take a minimum of 1 week off from work. However, if you can take off at least 2, it is helpful. People with physical jobs, especially those that involve a lot of lifting, should take up to 4 weeks off. After surgery, you may need to follow a specific diet to allow the stomach to heal. This depends on the type of surgery you have. It can take 1 to 2 months to return to a regular diet.

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