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What kind of anesthesia is used for hernia surgery?

I am a 39 year old female. I want to know what kind of anesthesia is used for hernia surgery?

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Depending upon your courage, toughness, and cooperation, it can be local, general, or regional (spinal or epidural).
It depends what kind of hernia repair. If it is inguinal, could be done both under general anesthesia, as well as spinal anesthesia. If it is an umbilical hernia, it needs general anesthesia.
Unless there is a compelling reason to do otherwise, general anesthesia is used for hernia surgery.
Most general surgeons who perform hernia repairs prefer that their patients receive general anesthesia, There are many types and sizes of hernias that may be surgically repaired, and some smaller ones can be done under spinal or epidural anesthesia.
Usually general anesthesia