A 29-year-old female asked:
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i'm having hernia surgery 4/7/15, and my ent wants to do sinus surgery, how long do i have to wait to have sinus surgery after my hernia surgery. ?

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Dr. Perry Bubis
54 years experience General Surgery
Wait 6 weeks: it takes 6 weeks for the scar tissue of the hernia surgery to strengthen. Coughing during or after surgery may adversely affect your hernia repair
Answered on Jan 9, 2019
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