should i stay in US during extension process


my h1b is expiring on dec 27th. i have applied for extension in premium. in uscis its in accepted state. due to some medical reason, i want to travel to india and come back to US before dec 27th. can i do it? or should i wait for my extension process to coplete?



you can go but your COS will be abandoned and you will need to get visa stamped with approval before coming to US