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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Temporarily: The pain from hernia surgery is dependent on the location of the hernia and the method of repair. Most hernia operations are performed as out-patient ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Solow
24 years experience General Surgery
It can relieve pain: It can relieve pain and discomfort. It can prevent obstruction if you have a strangulation. There are different types of hernias. Sometimes in the ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience 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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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
Yes: If a hernia is repaired using a mesh, the chances of it coming back are less than 1%.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Yes: We call this the "healing ridge". Should be gone by 6-8 weeks. If you're really concerned however, call your surgeon for an exam.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
One hour: Most hernia operations can be performed in approximately 1 hour. Complex hernia repairs such as incisional hernias and some recurrent hernias may tak ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Hernia recurrence: First and foremost, a prior hernia repair is unlikely to interfere with your pregnancy or delivery. However, the location of the hernia and the metho ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
NO: Just resume your normal routine when you don't have pain.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Glantz
37 years experience General Surgery
Hernia surgery: The recovery time after hernia surgery varies, depending on the location of the hernia, the size of the hernia, the type of repair, as well as the pat ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Fluid: Fluid (called seroma) can build up in the empty space where the hernia had been. Also the tissues around the surgical site can become temporarily swol ... Read More
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