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how long does it take to recover from a inguinal hernia surgery

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Dr. Richard Jamison
33 years experience General Surgery
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
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Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Weeks: Return to exercise after hernia repair is dependent on the health of the patient, method of hernia repair, and extent of surgery. Following laparosco ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Solow
24 years experience General Surgery
Up to 6 weeks: Depending on the type of repair, it can take between 1 and 6 weeks to recover. If you have a laparoscopic repair it can take between 1-2 weeks to rec ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Variable: The timing of surgery depends on whether any pre operative evauation is necessary with other doctors, the urgency of the operation, & the surgeon's sc ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Stanton
Specializes in General Surgery
It depends: It is safe to travel almost immediately after surgery, but don't expect to drive for a few days until the pain improves and you can use your legs well ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Normal: to have post operative pain for several days. But you need to consult with your surgeon, because it could be injury to your testicle, surgical site i ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suneel Khetarpal
31 years experience General Surgery
Yes: healing time is 6-8 weeks, 3 months is clearly time to return to normal activity. Recurrences are rare but can occur, suggest as yoou return to normal ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask your surgeon: You need to ask your surgeon this question.
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Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Post operative pain: The tissue may take upto 6 months to remodel itself. Pain will decrease over time.
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Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
One month: wait one month If pain is gone then Golf

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