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climbing stairs after a hernia operation

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Check with your: Own surgeon, but in general i would instruct patients it is alright to walk up stairs immediately after hernia surgery.

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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Should be ok: Limit your activity, including stair climbing, based on pain or discomfort from the hernia. The simplest rule is, if it hurts, ease up. If the symptom ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
39 years experience Pediatric Surgery
When comfortable: Actually, you should be able to walk up stairs almost immediately after umbilical hernia repair, just take it easy as you do it. You should avoid heav ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johnny Roy
59 years experience Urology
See my comment: Please see the surgeon who did the hernia, you may have a recurrence. Self-stimulation has nothing to do with it.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dehydration, infecti: A female with feeling of head throbbing after climbing stairs could be from dehydration. It could also be from a sinus infection, a cold, or allergies ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Me too: Welcome to middle age. Try some Ibuprofen and a strengthening program.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Inactivity, injury: If one walks up steps, especially if overweight and/or out of shape, there can be aching in the muscles used most, thigh quadriceps. There can also be ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Climbing stairs. : Difficulty climbing stairs implies a muscular, skeletal, vascular or neurological condition that makes it difficult for someone to walk up steps. This ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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PT evaluation: 2-4 weeks with a clearance from PT
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zoey Goore
24 years experience Pediatrics
Conditioning: Any aerobic exercise (walking, running, swimming, stairs, etc) will help. Start slow and work your way up. When you feel your self getting winded slow ... Read More

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