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How long will it take to recover from a hernia operation?

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In brief: Depends

The recovery period is dependent on several factors: size of hernia, is the hernia simple or complex, repair technique (laparoscopic vs open), and overall health and condition of the patient.
In general, it could range from 2-6 weeks.

In brief: Depends

The recovery period is dependent on several factors: size of hernia, is the hernia simple or complex, repair technique (laparoscopic vs open), and overall health and condition of the patient.
In general, it could range from 2-6 weeks.
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Dr. David Earle
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In brief: Depends

Not all hernia operations are the same.
Generally, open inguinal hernia repair is 2-4 weeks, and lap inguinal is 1-2 weeks. Ventral hernia repair is so variable in terms of complexity, there is no way to estimate without further info.

In brief: Depends

Not all hernia operations are the same.
Generally, open inguinal hernia repair is 2-4 weeks, and lap inguinal is 1-2 weeks. Ventral hernia repair is so variable in terms of complexity, there is no way to estimate without further info.
Dr. David Earle
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