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What is the recovery from hernia surgery?

Hernia surgery is usually an out-patient procedure—at most, an overnight stay. The pain consists of soreness and sharp stabs (when the muscles are used), but this goes away quickly—by half each day after. The real importance of recovery is in making sure there is no abdominal straining against the site for 6 weeks. This includes straining on the toilet, physical exertions beyond just walking, and perhaps even sexual activity. While these restrictions are no fun, they’re temporary.

What is an inguinal hernia?

What conditions cause inguinal hernia?

How is inguinal hernia diagnosed?

How serious is an inguinal hernia?

How is inguinal hernia treated?

What techniques are used to treat inguinal hernia?

* Savings estimate based on a study of more than 1 billion claims comparing self-pay (or cash pay) prices of a frequency-weighted market basket of procedures to insurer-negotiated rates for the same. Claims were collected between July 2017 and July 2019. R.Lawrence Van Horn, Arthur Laffer, Robert L.Metcalf. 2019. The Transformative Potential for Price Transparency in Healthcare: Benefits for Consumers and Providers. Health Management Policy and Innovation, Volume 4, Issue 3.

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