A 30-year-old female asked:
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i had a hernia above my belly button repaired with tummy tuck the repaired my tueemy muscles with a wire mesh 1.5yr ag. im 6 week pregnant is that ok?

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Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Your pregnancy is long enough after the hernia repair that it should be well healed and not be a problem during your pregnancy.
Answered on Feb 4, 2014
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not a concern: Typically the pregnancy should proceed uneventfully. Depending on the condition of your abdomen, you may need another tummy tuck
Answered on Oct 4, 2017

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Would be: a good idea to see your doctor to be sure all is well.
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