A 59-year-old male asked:
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how long can a person with a severe hernia wait to get surgery. ?

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Dr. Wendell Goins
41 years experience General Surgery
Don't Wait: If you have significant symptoms related to a Hernia ,i would recommend that you see a General Surgeon as soon as possible and have the surgeon evaluate the hernia and make recommendations for treatment ( repair ).
Answered on Jul 27, 2016

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No need to wait: There is no need to wait as hernia will usually heal in 6-8 was and your pregnancy will have no effect on the healing process.
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