Bi-lateral hydrocele repair, how long until the wounds heal up?

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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I had bi-lateral hydrocele repair, how long until the wounds heal?

Wounds about 10 days. Discomfort ; swelling can take up to 6 weeks. Advise wear compression underwear for maximal comfort. Read more...

After a bi-lateral hydrocele repair, how long until the wounds heal?

About a week. Bilateral hydrocelectomy suggests that patient is a child and children tend to heal faster than adults. Read more...