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


When to Call the Doctor