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Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Call your Dr.: It is very low risk to get another hernia after surgey, despite the grunting an increased abdominal pressure. Call your pediatrician to see if there i ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Mylecon: Any gassy infant may benefit from some mylecon drops, available over the counter.They are basically a soapy material that helps the gas come together ... Read More

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
39 years experience General Surgery
Scar tissue: Could be the reason.
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Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Try anti-gas meds: I would try a simple anti-gas preparation that has simethicone in it. If this doesn't work, you should probably see your gastroenterologist managing y ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends: How long ago were your operations? What was the surgery for crohns's? If the surgery was recent, then gas pains are common and can be related to pain ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: To have a hernia recurrence. Sharp discomforts that come and go and deep scar firmness are common & temporary findings after inguinal hernia surgery. ... Read More
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Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Only yourMD can tell: It may not be recurrence just healing process, but always possible , need examination possible tests , to find out if it is a recurrence or not . . ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Call surgeon: Please sign off of the internet and page your surgeon. You are having a complication. You were given post op instructions. There will be information i ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Stratas
61 years experience Psychiatry
Unlikely but -: this is unlikely - you may do well to consult your surgeon. 8-9 beer a day is way too much under any circumstance and not helpful to healing be carefu ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Reassurance : Yes, gas and bloating can cause discomfort, and radiation of pain to any past surgical scars/points. Best wishes.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
24 years experience Family Medicine
After surgery...: If the surgery was just recent and you cannot pass gas at all and in pain you need to go to the emergency room right now. This could be something very ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
27 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Drink lots of fluid, walk frequently and reduce the use of prescription pain meds will help. If not better in a few days, try stool softener. As alw ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Surgery succesful: There are three types of surgery for hiatal hernia: Nissen fundoplication , open repairs, and endoluminal fundoplication.After laparoscopic surgery, m ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Solow
25 years experience General Surgery
It can relieve pain: It can relieve pain and discomfort. It can prevent obstruction if you have a strangulation. There are different types of hernias. Sometimes in the ... Read More
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