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How Long Will My Husbands Laparoscopic Double Hernia Surgery Take Approx
There are a variety or several types of hernias, and many are repaired differently. A hernia is a weakness in the abdominal wall (such as inguinal, umbilical, incisional) or diaphragm (hiatal hernia). Surgery to repair the hernia can involve use of sutures, and possible use of mesh. Open or laparoscopic surgery can be a means to repair hernias, with laparoscopic ...Read more
Variable: Primary bilateral laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair requires about 15 to 30 min to complete per side depending on surgeon experience, the exact type of hernia (direct vs. Indirect), patient body habitus and other factors. If one or more of the hernias is recurrent, that can up to double the time. ...Read more
Post-op Constipation: It is very common for someone after hernia surgery to be rather constipated. This is usually due to post-operative incisional pain, relative early inactivity as well as the use of opioid pain medications. If possible, wean off the opioids, get up and walk, drink plenty of fluids, and take a mild laxative as needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As tolerated : I tell my patients to return to usual activity as treated by pain and discomfort. Just listen to your body and use common sense and you'll be fine. As always however, there may be features unique to your case, and you should check with your surgeon. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I developed a seroma five months after lap. Ventral hernia surgery, how long can it take for the seroma to go away on its own?
How long does it take the gas from laparoscopic surgery to go away? How long after laparoscopic surgery will i feel the gas inside me?
Varies: The gas will go away quickly in most cases. The specific time will depend on a number of factors including how long was the surgery, what was done during the surgery, how heavy is the patient, how quickly can the patient be up and ambulating, etc. It can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had laparoscopic double inguinal hernia surgery month ago still real sore & sensitive right testicle how long take go away or what can do?
Can I do stomach exercises after a hernia operation? And how long is the recovery period after a hernia operation?
2 weeks: About 2 weeks if you are feeling well and the swelling is down and incisions are fully healed. ...Read more
How soon can I return to basketball after laproscopic inguinal hernia repair with mesh. I had the surgery 6 weeks ago.
Graduated: Many surgeons adhere to a traditional 6 weeks to return of activity. However, for those patients who are young and in good health. There is room for a graduated return to activity, such that by 6 weeks, you are back to a full, unrestrictive routine. Talk to your surgeon and get his/her advice based on your age, health and particular hernia problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long after my laparoscopic fundoplication should I expect to no longer need pain medication for my surgery pain?
I jut had surgery for testicular torsion four days ago. How long will it take the stitches in my scrotum to heal?
Torsion stitches: Usually both testicles are sutured to the muscle wall that separates the scrotal sac into a right and left side inside the scrotum. These stitches are often permanent and most often prevent both testicles from twisting again. On the outside skin of the scrotum, absorbable sutures are used. They disintegrate in 10-14 days. ...Read more
I had bilateral inguinal hernia surgery two days ago. Laparoscopic. It went well. How long before I can travel?
Usually 3-4 weeks: Ask your surgeon for particularsGet a more detailed answer ›
About 2 weeks: If your two-year old is about 20-25 pounds, then, depending on the size of your hernia and if it is repaired laparoscopically (with tiny incisions and a video camera) or open (single larger incision), then you should be ok to lift your child in about 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My appendix burst 3wks ago the surgeon had to cut from my belly button approx 8 down how long will it take for my muscle to heal ?
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the lining of the abdominal cavity protrudes, creating a sac. Hernias are common in the groin, belly button, upper-midline, or associated w/scars. The exact method of repair varies w/the type & size of the hernia as well as patient-factors, however, the basic principle is the same: close the hole, often ...Read more
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