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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derek Skinner
19 years experience Family Medicine
Umbilical hernia: Sedation usually wears off in a few hours depending on which local they used. The recovery is similar to C-section. Make sure to stay on top of the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
2 weeks,local OK: Recovery from umb. hernia repair is about 15 days in most cases. That would be no lifting more than 10 lbs and no physical exercise except walking. Ca ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
As tolerated: Activity with an umbilical hernia should be as tolerated by pain and discomfort. If it gets larger, or causes pain, should be ale validated by a gener ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Hernia repair : The least invasive approach is a small incision at the umbilicus, using sutures, mesh, or both to repair the defect. There are "ventral patches" speci ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
29 years experience General Surgery
Umbilical hernia: Hernias can cause pain and more commonly when things are intermittently stuck or incarcerated in the defect. This is a sign that you should have thi ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Umbilical hernias are seen in both
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Sometimes.: Pain from an umbilical hernia is dependent on the size of the hole and what, if anything, is "stuck" within the hole. It is not uncommon for fat to ge ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joey Bluhm
17 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Mesh is the best surgical option for repair of an umbilical hernia. Hernias smaller than a centimeter can probably be repair with suture alone, but a ... Read More
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Dr. Todd Woltman
30 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: It sound like he has developed an incarceration, meaning something is stuck in the hernia. If it is a portion of the intestine, then yes it is serious ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
27 years experience General Surgery
Not for me: I prefer to perform umbilical herniorraphies under local anesthesia with sedation. Patients wake up faster and with fewer anesthesia side effects.

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