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I am scheduled for an open incisional hernia repair. The CT revealed two hernias along my 9 inch midline incision. The report said one measures 4x6cm, and the other was described as wide mouth. How long should I expect for recovery?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Surgeon

Your surgeon will be your best resource for a clear answer. It all depends on his/her experience with similar cases, technique, your comorbidities and local findings at the time of the surgery.

In brief: Surgeon

Your surgeon will be your best resource for a clear answer. It all depends on his/her experience with similar cases, technique, your comorbidities and local findings at the time of the surgery.
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
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Dr. Joseph Scherger
Family Medicine

In brief: Wound healing

The time for wound healing varies but if all goes well you should be healed in two week.
Avoiding infection is important.

In brief: Wound healing

The time for wound healing varies but if all goes well you should be healed in two week.
Avoiding infection is important.
Dr. Joseph Scherger
Dr. Joseph Scherger
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