A 21-year-old male asked:
had laparoscopic varicocelectomy 2wks ago. someone here mentioned risk of hernia for upto 8 wks. umbilical hernia? how to avoid it? please advise.
1 doctor answer
Dr. David Earle answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Don't worry: It is possible to get a hernia at one of the incision sites. The chances are very low. I tell my patients to return to normal activity as tolerated by pain after laparoscopic surgery. Hope this helps!
Answered on May 18, 2016
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