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How to strengthen the abdominal muscles after an inguinal hernia operation

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
No food has been: Shown to strengthen lower abdominal tissues or to avoid hernia recurrence.

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Odd symptom: Any adult whose testicle goes into the abdomen at any point is a problem. A hernia operation is supposed to close off the tunnel a testis would travel... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Not necessarily: A muscle strain injury will heal and likely have no long term consequences. Hernias are more of an abdominal wall or groin weakness that one may be bo... Read More
Dr. Matthew Lublin
General Surgery 25 years experience
Should not : A true groin pull should not lead to any increase in a hernia. They are not related.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
Bulge in Groin: All inguinal hernias begin as small holes in the groin, usually evident as a subtle bulge that, in time, can enlarge and extend into the scrotal sac. ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Possible: Especially if the pain is similar. You may have a recurrence. Contact your Surgeon or primary Dr for examination and guidance on how to proceed.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
See below: It's really hard to be 100% since i'm not doing an evaluation on you but most likely it scarctissue i would check with your treating surgeon. Good luc... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Hernia repair ?'s: If the incision is healed, an abdominal binder or compression shorts should not harm your recovery.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Possible: Decrease activity. If symptoms do not improve recheck your surgeon.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Yes If it gets: incarcerated ( get stuck and unable to push back in ) if you have one see your doctor and get it repaired .

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