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A 25-year-old male asked:

I had gerd and hitial hernia surgery 4 years ago, this week i have started fitness activities, i wonder can fitness risk my surgery?

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Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
No.: You are healed from your surgery after all this time. I am aware of no problems of staying fit could damage your repair.
Dr. Peter Mowschenson
General Surgery 48 years experience
Exercise is fine: There is no risk to your prior surgery.

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Last updated Aug 22, 2014

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