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A male asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
General surgery, Breast Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Bariatric (weight loss) surgery, Endocrine surgery, Minimally invasive surgery 34 years experience
A couple drinks OK: Excessive drinking can affect your liver's function ... Which might cause more bruising, but in general won't have any effect. A couple of drinks is ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Light: Light activity and light exercises like walking, swimming, light stairs or treadmill for the first 4-6 weeks. Check with your surgeon as to when you c... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
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
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Yes: Open inguinal hernia repair is associated with pain that usually lasts for 2-4 weeks. There is also a small possibility o developing chronic pain afte... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Surgery: Inguinal or groin hernias are very common. They can be repaired with an incision over the groin, or with laparoscopic syrgery. The surgery is performe... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
Unlikely: Injury to the channel which carries sperm is possible but very rare. Firtunately, there are two sides and you only need one testicle to be fertile. S... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Common sense: I would wait until the anesthesia wears off (1 day) and you are no longer taking narcotic pain medication. Best of luck with the hernia repair!
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joey Bluhm
Surgery 18 years experience
Unusual: I haven't had many patients complain of back pain after inguinal hernia surgery. It may have been due to the positioning during surgery. Some clinic... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Low: Should be very low at your age unless you have other medical issues.
A female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
A Verified Doctoranswered
55 years experience
YES: Have at it but of course in moderation.
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