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How soon after hernia repair operations can i fly?

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Dr. Robert Douglas Yajko
General Surgery 52 years experience
2-3 days : No luggage lifting for 3-4 weeks.
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Use your judgment: Air travel after hernia repair has no specific restriction. Use your judgment, an base your decision on factors such as how long ago the operation was, level of complexity, presence of complications, etc. Ask your surgeon specifics about your case.

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