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pregnancy after umbilical hernia repair

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Ask your ogs-gyn doctor, not online because s/he knows more about you than anyone online. Besides, realize and accept that life is a one-way street of ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
30 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
No problem: It should not be a problem.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience 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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
Umbilical hernia...: This repair is quite strong once healed. So there is a small chance that the hernia could come back during or after pregnancy, but the risk is small i ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Lazy-Boy: Many patients prefer to sleep in a reclining chair for the first few days after surgery due to the pain associated with rising from a flat position. O ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Depends: It depends on the type of repair and the specific location of the infection within the abdominal wall. If mesh or permanent sutures were used, AND are ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Soon: Usually local swelling around the surgical site resolves over 1 to 3 weeks depending on the size of the surgical repair needed.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Several weeks: The fatty tissue will shrink. The bruising will resorb some residual scar is common follow instructions avoid sit-ups and abdominal strai ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience 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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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Umbilical hernia sex: Ask your surgeon. Most will say keep it cool for a couple of weeks but please double check with the doctor. Some doctors are very funny about postope ... Read More
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