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I had an umbilical hernia repair the end of April and my question is if I want to get pregnant again will that be an issue with the mesh used

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
You will be fine : Yes will be o k. After umbilical hernia repair , can have children, can deliver normally or by C-section with out problems, your OB doctor is traine ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Mesh: My feeling is that stress on the mesh area from vigorous singing wouldn't be a problem at this time. However this question is best answered by the sur ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Dilemma: Usually one would wait for at least 6 weeks after your type of repair to put stress on the abdomen and thus you would have to weigh the risk not abort ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
May be: it is hard to determined what will happen most likely the hernia might come back depend on the size of the screen they use and if you had your surgery ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Friedman
38 years experience in Transplant Surgery
Depends on severity: Hernias require repair to prevent complications or worsening. If a lump is getting stuck in the hernia and can't be pushed back into the abdomen (red ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Size, Symptoms: The biggest risk of any hernia is the potential for bowel to get stuck (incarcerated) within the hernia, necessitating emergency surgery to prevent in ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Ridgway
20 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Infection: It sounds like an infection and like the mesh may need to be removed.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
30 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
No problem: It should not be a problem.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
8 beers: You should not have taken beers, at least for quite a while. If you don't you will only make yourself more sick!!
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Discuss with your : Surgeon. It's usually stomach surgery that would affect the appetite and not hernia or intestinal operation. Could just be psychological. If you're lo ... Read More
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