Will I have normal bowel movements after hernia surgery?

Yes. They should be normal. You may be advised to take stool softeners if you are taking narcotic pain medications as they can be associated with constipation.

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I had a hernia repair two days ago. I have not had a bowel movement since. I have pass gas and urinated. Is this normal after surgery?

Yes. Drink lots of fluid, walk frequently and reduce the use of prescription pain meds will help. If not better in a few days, try stool softener. As always, remember to call your surgeon to report your concerns. Read more...
Yes some times. Yes some times, take stool softeners or mild laxative, drink fluids speak to your surgeon. Read more...