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How much weight should I before a hernia operations

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Schneider
27 years experience General Surgery
Depends.: The best answer to your question would be from the surgeon who performed the operation. How long after? How big of a hernia? Was mesh used? Where w ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Not immediately: No, but after proper healing, yes. A lot depends on location, size, and severity of hernia. Ask your surgeon for specific advice.

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
As tolerated : You should base your activity on the discomfort you are having from the hernia. If it hurts, ease up, if not go ahead.
Dr. Terry Simpson
35 years experience General Surgery
Walk and run: Get out and hike.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Obesity ; Surgery: Anatomy. Abdominal pressure on the wound. To avoid the wound opening up during healing. For oxygen to get to the injured tissue to heal best. I am ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Calorie restriction : Limit calorie intake to 1200-1500/day. You must count the calories of everything that goes in your mouth. Avoid carbohydrates. Walk 30 minutes per day ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Time: Style of operation? Mesh? most can resume activities after about 3 months.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Ask your surgeon: With my patients are usually tell them to return to normal activity as tolerated by pain. That may not be the case however if a non-mesh technique was ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Denk
20 years experience General Surgery
Not common: Hernias after laparoscopic surgery (assuming you didn't have it done "open") are not very common but can still happen. A hernia is a bulge at the inci ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Recheck hernia site: Would see a doctor to see if you have a recurrent hernia.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Hiatal hernia GERD: First line therapy for hiatal hernia and gerd, (acid/bile reflux) is medications to lower the acid. If you fail medical therapy, then surgery may help ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Why: Why you want to reverse the fundoplication,do you have problem? Everything possible, but most surgeons that I know they have to have an indication or ... Read More

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