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Can I have lap band surgery right after hernia repair?

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Dr. Rafael Lugo
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In brief: Depends

Well, it depends where the hernia is, and type of hernia and type of repair.

In brief: Depends

Well, it depends where the hernia is, and type of hernia and type of repair.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Not a problem.

In brief: Yes

Not a problem.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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In brief: Possibly

If the hernia repaired was a ventral hernia, it would be better to wait 2-3 months prior to laparoscopic surgical reintervention.
If a groin hernia was repaired, surgery could be done sooner.

In brief: Possibly

If the hernia repaired was a ventral hernia, it would be better to wait 2-3 months prior to laparoscopic surgical reintervention.
If a groin hernia was repaired, surgery could be done sooner.
Dr. Kurt Stockamp
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