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how to strengthen the abdominal muscles after an inguinal hernia operation

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
No food has been: Shown to strengthen lower abdominal tissues or to avoid hernia recurrence.

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
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 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
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.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hernia repair ?'s: If the incision is healed, an abdominal binder or compression shorts should not harm your recovery.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Decrease activity. If symptoms do not improve recheck your surgeon.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
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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