A 39-year-old member asked:
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how much time after inguinal hernia surgery can i drink alcohol again?

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Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Common sense: I would wait until the anesthesia wears off (1 day) and you are no longer taking narcotic pain medication. Best of luck with the hernia repair!
Answered on Dec 28, 2020
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