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Ab Exercises After Hydrocele Surgery
Yes: 7 months after abdominal hernia repair you should be able to return normal activities, including ab exercises unless otherwise directed by your surgeon. The tissues have healed, and while it will never be as strong as the original, there is typically no prescribed restriction on activities any longer as it won't change your outcomes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post Surgery: I always defer this question to the surgeon who performed the procedure and who will likely do a follow up examination. The surgeon knows what procedure was done, possible complications and how you are healing. Take care. ...Read more
Yes: Full activity, unless specifically restricted by your own surgeon, is expected as soon as the patient is capable of performing these exercises and cleared by the surgeon to do so. Typically, stomach crunches are allowed 4-6 weeks postop. Some more conservative surgeons prefer to wait 2-3 months, but typically, the healing process permits for strenuous activity as soon as 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can umbilical hernia repair surgery be affected by doing light cardio and lifting light weights (10lbs max) two weeks after surgery?
Almost every thing: progressively , about this time in uncomplicated case , but best person to advise you is your surgeon , as each has individual preferences .Speak to your surgeon . ...Read more
9 months post open inguinal hernia mesh repair i now have discomfort. A few weeks before i began*mild* ab exercises. Is scar tissue the likely cause?
Scar tissue : You had an open inhumanly hernia repair 9 months ago and started working out. It is possible that scar tissue is the cause. Try to build your exercise program up over time. The repair is as healed as it will get by 9 months. If you continue to have discomfort call your surgeon for evaluation. He/she will want to know what/where/when and how it gets better or worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to lift weight upto 20 kg and resume normal work activities 8 weeks after inguinal hernia surgery?
Hernia surgery: Routinely 8 weeks should be fine, you should check with your surgeon. ...Read more
Microfracture: Depends on what part of your knee that was microfractured...But most likely yes. Talk with your surgeon to find out for sure. ...Read more
After Cataract Surg: After Small Incision Cataract Surgery, most eyeMD still recommend no bending, lifting heavy things, straining for at least 3-5 days with shield on at night time/when sleeping; no swimming with eyes open under water as well. If you had an ECCE, most extend this to 7-10days depending if there is no wound leak at the suture site. Your MD should be able to tell you when you can lift these restrictions ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had inguinal hernia mesh removal hernia was left, now pain while doing pushups and situps for pt test, should I avoid these for rest of my career?
See your surgeon: You may have symptoms from the recurrent or residual remaining hernia, or the pain you had previously was not resolved with mesh removal surgery. May need another surgery. May need anesthesia pain management injections if the hernia has not recurred. Needs a new physical exam with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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