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How long does it take to recover from hernia surgery?

Most people can resume regular activities between 4 and 6 weeks after hernia surgery. If a person’s job does not require frequent manual labor or heavy lifting, normal work can resume after 1 to 2 weeks. This can vary, depending on the type of hernia. Recovery from spinal hernia surgery can take longer.

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