When can patients who’ve had surgical repair of abdominal inguinal hernia return to work?

Updated: Jul 23, 2019
  • Author: Assar A Rather, MBBS, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, DSc, MSc, AGAF  more...
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Return to work is dictated by the approach and the amount of physical activity involved with the job. Accurate postoperative instruction and easy access to care (if problems arise) are as effective as a full postoperative visit following routine inguinal hernia repairs.


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