10 doctors weighed in:
Are inguinal hernia repairs very serious surgeries?
10 doctors weighed in

6 doctors agree
In brief: No
Hernia surgery is one of the most common operations performed in the U.
S. As with any surgery there are complications, but for inguinal hernia surgery they are minor and infrequent.

In brief: No
Hernia surgery is one of the most common operations performed in the U.
S. As with any surgery there are complications, but for inguinal hernia surgery they are minor and infrequent.
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
Inguinal hernia repair is one of the most common surgeries performed.
The anatomy is simple for surgeons who have repaired many hernias. Anesthesia can be eoither general or spinal depending on the age of the patient. Recovery is faster the younger the patient age.

In brief: No
Inguinal hernia repair is one of the most common surgeries performed.
The anatomy is simple for surgeons who have repaired many hernias. Anesthesia can be eoither general or spinal depending on the age of the patient. Recovery is faster the younger the patient age.
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Some people may argue that all surgeries are serious, however, in the grand scheme of all operations, hernia surgery is one of the most common and straightforward.
This may be performed via an open or laparoscopic approach, is out-patient surgery, and has a very short recovery before a return to full activities.

In brief: No
Some people may argue that all surgeries are serious, however, in the grand scheme of all operations, hernia surgery is one of the most common and straightforward.
This may be performed via an open or laparoscopic approach, is out-patient surgery, and has a very short recovery before a return to full activities.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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In brief: See below
Is it soft? Does it move easily? Is it tender? Soft, mobile, non-tender lesions are usually either lipomas or sebaceous cysts.
These conditions are both benign and generally can be watched. If it is firm, fixed, or tender, then you should consult your doctor.

In brief: See below
Is it soft? Does it move easily? Is it tender? Soft, mobile, non-tender lesions are usually either lipomas or sebaceous cysts.
These conditions are both benign and generally can be watched. If it is firm, fixed, or tender, then you should consult your doctor.
Dr. Matthew Lublin
Dr. Matthew Lublin
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