A 48-year-old member asked:
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please tell me how long it takes for to heal after a hernia is removed?

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Dr. Daniel Para
29 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Technically, hernias are repaired, not removed. Depending on the size of the hernia, the location, and the type of repair performed, use of mesh, etc., healing takes anywhere from 2-6 weeks, generally.
Answered on Jan 6, 2018
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