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How long does it take to heal after hernia surgery

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
sometimes a little blood collects in the area called hematoma and is gradually absorbed . If the wound is clean it will heal normally. For the swellin... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed Tahir
Surgery 48 years experience
Seroma: Majority of time six months is enough time for seroma to resolve. At this point it can safely be aspirated if resolution is not satisfactory. How it s... Read More
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Show it to: Your surgeon, but if it is getting smaller, opinion would probably be to leave it alone. Sometimes it takes up to one year for scar to mature.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Depends: There are many types of hernias, and each type is variable in terms of its severity. Some patients and some doctors group all hernias in to a category... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Very quickly: Propofol is a short acting medication. It should wear off very quickly once the infusion pump is off. However, driving or operating dangerous equipmen... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. David Greuner
General Surgery 20 years experience
Operative : Operative sites for a hernia can be painful for a while, although 6 months post procedure sounds a little lengthy. You should probably speak to your s... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Richard Jamison
General Surgery 35 years experience
There : There are several different ways to repair an inguinal hernia. A traditional repair involves an incision over the area of the hernia and the placemen... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Varies: But generally swelling & mild bruising can take a few days to a week or more to redolve. Can depend on medications you may be taking, size of hernia, ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
Vascular Surgery 19 years experience
Depends: Depends on the type of hernia and the extent of the surgery, but if you're talking about abdominal wall hernias, then most surgeons would recommend ho... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Depends on : Your work, how much physical activity is required. Also depends on size and location of hernia and your pain tolerance. So it is difficult to say wi... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
May be: It all depends how much constipation will you have. Some people are prone to get constipated from before, and if this is the case you might get benefi... Read More