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Do I need to do anything to prepare for my hernia repair?

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In brief: Yes

Lose weight if you are overweight.
If you smoke, cut-down or better yet, quit. If you are a diabetic, make sure it is well-controlled. Ask your doctor about stopping blood thinners if you are taking any.

In brief: Yes

Lose weight if you are overweight.
If you smoke, cut-down or better yet, quit. If you are a diabetic, make sure it is well-controlled. Ask your doctor about stopping blood thinners if you are taking any.
Dr. Wesley Marquart
Dr. Wesley Marquart
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Dr. David Earle
Surgery

In brief: Call surgeon

Depends on the type of hernia repair planned.
There are many types. Check with your surgeon.

In brief: Call surgeon

Depends on the type of hernia repair planned.
There are many types. Check with your surgeon.
Dr. David Earle
Dr. David Earle
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