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

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Dr. Richard Jamison
34 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. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
It : It depends on how the surgery is performed, such as open or laparoscopic approach. The discomfort is usually moderate the first few days, controlled w ... Read More
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
See Below: The recovery from inguinal hernia surgery is dependent upon the method of repair (laparoscopic vs. Open), the health and age of the patient, and the l ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 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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Dr. Rafael Lugo
28 years experience General Surgery
Personal: I tell my patients that withing two weeks if they don't hurt, that they can resume walking or running specially if mesh was used.
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Dr. Emily Solow
25 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 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 47-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 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suneel Khetarpal
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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 21-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
26 years experience Gynecology
One month: wait one month If pain is gone then Golf

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