A 64-year-old male asked:
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to general surgeons: when a patient should be shaved for inguinal hernia, during anesthesia or before anesthesia (general).

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Dr. Robert Fried
40 years experience General Surgery
Just prior to cut: Either there should be no shave (which makes placing and removing bandages painful) or just prior to the incision being made.
Answered on Dec 9, 2015
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