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I think it is vastly different for everyone. I have found I have been blessed with being able to bounce back really fast after surgeries and childbirths. Don't hate me though because I do grow kidney stones and cysts/ fibroids like it is my job. It probably depends a lot on how long you need pain meds so you can drive. If you needed 3 weeks after gb surgery it is likely you might need the same.

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I was off for two weeks (just because my surgeon wanted me off for two weeks) but I could have gone back after 4 or 5 days. I didn't have any issues. I was climbing the walls during the second week. I wasn't supposed to drive for two weeks but I was after 5 days.

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