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 What are the dangers of epidurals for hernia surgery?

Answer A hernia surgery is a procedure done to repair a hernia, which is when a weakened area of a muscle allows tissue to break through. This most often happens in the abdominal wall. An epidural is a ty... Read More »
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When does a hernia require surgery?

On One Hand: Surgery Has AdvantagesIt is recommended that all hernias be repaired surgically to avoid complications, such as strangulation of the intestine. This is a potentially serious complicati... Read More »
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How soon after hernia surgery can you take a shower?

On One Hand: Varies by Medical FacilityMedical facilities' rules differ regarding showering after hernia surgery. Some, such as the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, say a shower is OK as... Read More »
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How painful is hernia surgery?

On One Hand: Surgical RepairHernias require surgical repair to avoid unnecessary complications. Surgery may be performed two ways. Laparoscopy is a less invasive technique that is used to repair he... Read More »
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Is it safe to have hernia surgery during pregnancy?

%DETAILS%AnswerI am not a physician, but I have the same problem and have been looking online for information. From what I've read, it is considered preferable to wait until a few weeks after the b... Read More »
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