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how long before i can fly after groin hernia?

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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Groin surgery: Immediately. As long as your pain is controlled, you are not lifting anything heavy. You can travel as soon as you feel up to it.
Answered on Jun 12, 2015
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Dr. William Harris
33 years experience Family Medicine
Take a teenager with you to be your baggage handler!
Apr 6, 2013
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Ask your surgeon: Usually want to heal & see your surgeon to determine the degree of healing after surgery first, before doing long distance traveling. May want to wait for a few weeks. But best determination is from your own personal surgeon.
Answered on Jun 12, 2015

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