Sir I had Inaugural hernia on my right side of groin i consulted doctor he suggested me to go for surgery but i am afraid of the pain and discomfort after surgery till how many months the discomfort may exist and i am an athlete does it cause any problem after surgery to my profession(when running and playing sports) please answer me
You need not be worried about the surgery effects on your profession. You can carry on with it, after due rest and time for effective healing (at least 4 weeks) of the surgery site.
The actual surgery, will mostly take about 1-2 hours, and will be done with minimal access surgery and small incisions. You can be discharged from hospital within the next 24 - 48 hours after the procedure.
Pain medications and anti inflammatory medications will reduce the pain, and help in quick healing. The discomfort post surgery may not last more than 3 weeks post surgery.
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