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Bi-lateral hydrocele repair, how long until the wounds heal up?
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Dr. Tracy Berg
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In brief: 1 to 2 weeks
Hydrocele, varicocele, inguinal hernia, some femoral hernias are approached surgically via a small incision at the groin.
These are typically elective surgical procedures and the incision is closed with suture material that is not visible, dissolves under the skin in 6 to 12 weeks and appear "healed up" at the first post operative visit, 1 to 2 weeks after the surgical procedure.

In brief: 1 to 2 weeks
Hydrocele, varicocele, inguinal hernia, some femoral hernias are approached surgically via a small incision at the groin.
These are typically elective surgical procedures and the incision is closed with suture material that is not visible, dissolves under the skin in 6 to 12 weeks and appear "healed up" at the first post operative visit, 1 to 2 weeks after the surgical procedure.
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