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the recovery time after a hernia operation?

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Could you tell me about the recovery time after a hernia op? Thank you

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replied June 21st, 2011
Hernia Answer A24264
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

Usually the scar of a hernia surgery, if not associated with any complications like infection, dehiscence, etc. heals well within 7 - 10 days.

But exertional activities and physical exercises can be resumed after 4-6 weeks after the surgery.

You might consult your treating surgeon for a examination, and he might give you a proper advice about resuming any specific activity after a proper examination.

I hope this helps.

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