As a donor, how long will my hospital stay be and when can I go back to work?

Most people go home the day after surgery. If you experience more pain than normal, you may be required to stay an extra day until your pain is under control. Our medical staff will send you home with pain medicine. Going back to work depends on the type of work that you do. Most people regardless of occupation can resume most normal activities within a few days. The time needed for a complete recovery in order to resume all prior activity is approximately 4 to 6 weeks.

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