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What kind of doctor performs hernia surgery

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Gastric hernia: A gastroenterologist or a general surgeon trained in the techniques.
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
General Surgeon: One of the most common operations performed by general surgeons are hernia repairs. There are many different techniques based upon the type of hernia... Read More

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Ask: Go and see another surgeon. Most physicians are trained in their specialties and very knowledgable. You need to trust your physician. If you don't, l... Read More
Dr. Andres Katz
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
If you ask he is not: Trust is between a doctor and patient. If you feel uncomfortable get a second opinion. A board certified surgeon with reputation should be able to han... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: Most anesthesia professionals and surgeons will postpone an elective surgery if the patient has a significant illness. This often depends on the stage... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 26 years experience
Discuss: With your surgeon or gastroenterologist. You may still be helped with medication management. If not sometimes gastric bypass is required to eliminate ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out: Could be from the laying down for the procedure. Put strain on back. Check with your surgeon. If he says ok consider chiropractic or your PCP.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Hello. : Hello. I certainly hope that your bleeding has stopped. It has been some time since your surgery. Do they plan to get another ct scan to see if blood... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Surgical removal: Of fat is not recommended, because it just reforms.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Coincidence ??: See cardiologist to check if he had silent MI during surgery
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Yes,: Yes it should improve. Depends of the type of the procure. Certainly if persist have it checked out just to rule out a recurrence of the hernia. Rare... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Yes, having your records transferred in time would be critical to establish with a doc in the area you moved to. Start with a primary care doc who wou... Read More

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