Inguinal hernia - discharge

Hernioraphy - discharge; Hernioplasty - discharge

You or your child had surgery to repair an inguinal hernia caused by a weakness in the abdominal wall in your groin area.

Now that you or your child is going home, follow the surgeon's instructions on self-care at home.

When You're in the Hospital

What to Expect at Home

Managing Pain

Wound Care

Diet During Recovery

Activity for Adults

Activity for Children

Follow-up

When to Call the Doctor