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Caused when inner parts of your body push though weak tissue, a hernia can grow or become painful, even life threatening when left untreated.
Hernia repair surgery fixes the weakened area and can be performed without general anesthesia.
Hospital Admission: Outpatient
Recuperation Time: 1-2 weeks
Drains if needed are left in the wound to allow fluids to evacuate. The patient must wear a compression garment for 3 weeks.