A 23-year-old male asked:
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after finally gaining the courage i have sought out help for my hernia. how bad is the surgery?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Simple procedure: Hernia ( inguinal ) repair is one of the most common low risk surgical procedure , done as out patient procedure , don't be afraid , speak to the surgeon .With in few wks you can sesame all activities ( with out fear of getting incarcerated ).
Answered on Oct 2, 2013
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Dr. Gregg Nishi
22 years experience Bariatrics
Hernia: Is it an inguinal hernia? I have done thousands and most patients recover quickly. Pain for a day or two. Back to work in a few days. When i repair the hernias laparoscopically or robotically through a single incision, the patients recover even quicker and have even less pain.
Answered on Oct 4, 2013
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