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A 29-year-old male asked:

I had inguinal open mesh-hernia surgery a year ago. i've gained 10 kgs. would it recur if i do abdominal exercise to reduce my belly. pls advise.

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
No: While hernias may recur, your activity won't be the cause. Best of luck with weight loss. Remember to eat fewer calories while exercising for more effective weight loss. Hope this helps!

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Last updated Jan 9, 2015

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