The cuts are stitched closed.
The surgeon makes an incision in the groin, moves the hernia back into the abdomen.
The two main types of surgery for hernias are as follows:
If the hernia is not repaired, the intestine can get trapped inside the hernia.
Straining on the toilet because of constipation can cause pain around your wound.
After four to six weeks you may resume normal activity without restriction.
Avoiding activities that can increase pressure in the groin area.
While viewing the monitor, the surgeon uses instruments to carefully repair the hernia using synthetic mesh.
You may find sex painful or uncomfortable at first, but it's usually fine to have sex when you feel like it.
Take the drugs your surgeon told you to take with a small sip of water.
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