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before and after umbilical hernia repair

A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Was it done open? Lap? With mesh? What was the size of hernia? What is your bmi?Medical condition? The type of exercise you have in mind? Your surgeo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Rare.: Most people who undergo umbilical hernia repair are pain-free within a few months after surgery. However, extenuating factors may include the size of ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Lazy-Boy: Many patients prefer to sleep in a reclining chair for the first few days after surgery due to the pain associated with rising from a flat position. O ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Depends: It depends on the type of repair and the specific location of the infection within the abdominal wall. If mesh or permanent sutures were used, AND are ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Soon: Usually local swelling around the surgical site resolves over 1 to 3 weeks depending on the size of the surgical repair needed.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Several weeks: The fatty tissue will shrink. The bruising will resorb some residual scar is common follow instructions avoid sit-ups and abdominal strai ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Discuss with your : Surgeon. It's usually stomach surgery that would affect the appetite and not hernia or intestinal operation. Could just be psychological. If you're lo ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Umbilical hernia sex: Ask your surgeon. Most will say keep it cool for a couple of weeks but please double check with the doctor. Some doctors are very funny about postope ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pain: You may have a stitch infection Check with your surgeon
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Insurance?: If you have insurance it will likely be covered. Otherwise you need to ask the doctor and perhaps do some shopping around for a good surgeon at a reas ... Read More
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