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A female asked:
Dr. Brent Galloway
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes it is possible and it is unlikely that any of the structures that you mentioned were damaged during this procedure :)
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Not a problem: Inguinal hernia surgery is very unlikely to beamy kind of fertility problem in a female. Since you list your gender as female, I will make the basic a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
35 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Yes safe: Inguinal hernia relate to the intestine not the ovaries and tubes. The procedure is th put the intestine back into the abdomen safely. It does not inv ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Post-op pain common: Talk to your surgeon! tell him/her what's going on. You're the best judge of how much pain you can tolerate but let your surgeon know. S/he should hav ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Post op pain: and burning are not uncommon; however, it is a good idea to call your surgeon and get rechecked.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience in General Surgery
What: What about it? You mean recovery time form ventral hernia repair. About a week to two depending on size.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Alright: Should be fine to return to all normal activities and exercises once you are fully healed and released to such activities by your surgeon.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
21 years experience in General Surgery
Should wait: 6 weeks. Just be mindful that to exercise as tolerated to prevent recurrent.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
HH: This is called hiatal hernia, & depending on the size & extent of herniation, laparoscopic surgery is performed on op basis. Recovery is fast if no co ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
"Close the Hole": Inguinal hernias may be repaired from the "outside-in" (open) or "inside-out" (laparoscopic). Either way, the principle is the same: close the hole, ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Relatively common: The most common anti-reflux procedure is called a fundoplication, which involves closure of the hernia and re-creating a new valve by wrapping a porti ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Temporarily: The pain from hernia surgery is dependent on the location of the hernia and the method of repair. Most hernia operations are performed as out-patient ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Probably: If you have a hernia that is enlarging or causing sone pressure or discomfort symptons, then yes have hernia surgery. Risks depend on your overall hea ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
No: But most do or they enlarge and cause other trouble. Risk - benefit is the calculation. Includes what surgery was original. Where is the incision? ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Several: Commom problem with usual clear diagnosis traditional open surgery with good long term laparoscopic with mesh most with good results.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience in General Surgery
No.: Not in my experience. I have never seen bloating as a complication of a hernia repair.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience in General Surgery
No.: Once you heal from the surgery, you shouldn't feel a thing. The mesh should be placed inside the hernia for maximum effectiveness, and you can't feel ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Need explanation: What type of problems you have, need information like pain , recurrence , infected graft etc, see a surgeon for clinical examination and required tr ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Naresh Ahuja
24 years experience in Bariatrics
No: Most of the hiatal hernia repairs are performed in association to some other procedures and given the complexity of procedures, most of the times, pa ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
"trauma": Most types of hernia mesh are designed to scar into the adjacent tissue. Therefore, it can be quite traumatic to remove mesh, and even more difficult ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
39 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Hernia: It is a hernia, or protrusion of abdominal contents through a previous laparoscopic surgery access site. They can and should be repaired if symptomati ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Either: Both are equal and should remedy the problem
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience in General Surgery
IT ISN'T, IMO: There are multiple approaches a surgeon can take to repair an inguinal hernia. Factors include age of patient, primary or recurrent hernia, medical is ... Read More

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