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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Stuffy nose: This should not be a problem for your surgery but, for completeness, please let the surgeon know about your stuffy nose. Hope all goes well.

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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Depends: Even large inguinal hernias can be repaired under local anesthesia via an open technique, especially of you are thin. I have performed many laparoscop ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Campbell
21 years experience in General Surgery
Hernia anesthesia: No. General anesthesia is required.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience in Wound care
Ideally 2 weeks : Ideally you should be clean 2 weeks before general anesthesia The risk is you have a cardiac arrhythmia and die on the table. It is never a good ide ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Spinal with Sedation: Statistically Spinal has less complications the General
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Probable narcotics: This sounds like side effects of the pain pills (narcotics) try to wean your self off and change to non narcotics. Call your Surgeon
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A male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Not necessarily: most likely due to temporary reaction of anesthetic medications which may take few hours to clear from your body. Speak to your doctor if you have ' ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derek Skinner
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Umbilical hernia: Sedation usually wears off in a few hours depending on which local they used. The recovery is similar to C-section. Make sure to stay on top of the ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: If indeed the pain is related with inguinal herniorrhaphy, it is gradually less likely to further improve after one-year healing. For most of cases, t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Repairs weakness: There are several types of hernia surgery, the most common is inguinal and is best handled as an outpatient with local anesthesia. Here small intesti ... Read More
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