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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Deitrick
44 years experience in General Surgery
Replacement: Mesh is often placed in the repair of groin or abdominal hernias. The mesh is made of plastic material with small holes and looks like a sheet. The ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Surgeon: A general or gastrointestinal surgeon will be able to assist you with this. You can find a doctor on your network using the discovery health app. Go t ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
"thousands": Important variables include the type of repair, surgeon's cost, anesthesiologist's cost, hospital (or ambulatory surgery center's) cost, etc. Some st ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience in General Surgery
Minimally invasive: Hernia's are being approached by minimally invasive techniques. This allows the repair by small incisions. This allows you to return to work sooner ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Usually: The safety of mesh has to do with the specific material used and what it was placed next to. Some materials thought to be excellent 30 years ago have ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Inguinal hernia?: If yes, do some light stretch exercises, drink water, avoid constipation diet, avoid strenuous exercises (weight lifting). Use common sense to avoid r ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Denny Rodenberg
30 years experience in General Surgery
Surgeon experience: Recurrence rates can be higher in laparoscopic surgery based on the degree of experience and techniques used. Often a "bilateral" or both sided repai ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Not long: Recovery from uncomplicated inguinal hernia will be very brief , in less than 4 to 6 wks , that is the minimum time that nature needs to lay down t ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience in General Surgery
Hernia repair: You could try to go to a clinic at a university hospital in your area. Also there are some volunteer organizations that do them for no charge.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Close the Hole: A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the lining of the abdominal cavity protrudes, creating a sac. Hernias are common in the groin, ... Read More
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