Driving

Lassally
on 11/18/18 6:27 am

Typically, how long after surgery until you can drive?

chevtow41
on 11/18/18 6:41 am
DS on 11/11/14

Once you're off pain meds

hollykim
on 11/18/18 7:13 am - Nashville, TN
Revision on 03/18/15 with
On November 18, 2018 at 2:27 PM Pacific Time, Lassally wrote:

Typically, how long after surgery until you can drive?

once your off Pain meds for minimum 24 hours.

 


          

 

Vicki PNW
on 11/20/18 8:02 pm

One week. The only pain med I took was ibuprofen as needed. I drove within a two-mile radius for about a month because I was still recovering from surgery.

Vicki

DS (lap) with Dr. Clifford Deveney. Cholecystectomy (lap) with Dr. Clifford Deveney 19 months post-op.

Has not weighed myself since 1/2010.  Letting my clothes gauge my progress instead.

Valerie G.
on 12/1/18 10:16 am - Northwest Mountains, GA

Off pain meds - usually around 10 days. Also, add when you're comfortable to actually get dressed.

Valerie
11 years post op DS 
There is room on this earth for all of God's creatures..next to the mashed potatoes

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