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Do Hernias Need To Be Operated O
If you are running a fever will they operate on you I am having a hernia repair and my fever is 99.7
Fevers : Fevers generally indicate an infective process somewhere in the body, many times in the upper airway. If elective surgery is performed in the face of an infection it may compromise healing and, if the fever is due to an upper respiratory tract infection, it can complicate the anesthesia which puts you at greater risk of a life threatening complication. A temperature of 99.7 is a low grade fever, and after evaluation by the general surgeon and anesthesiologist, it may be determined to allow the surgery to proceed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will they operate on you if you are running a fever I am having a hernia repair but I am running a fever of 99.7.
Fevers : Fevers generally indicate an infective process somewhere in the body, many times in the upper airway. If elective surgery is performed in the face of an infection it may compromise healing and if the fever is due to an upper respiratory tract infection is can complicate the anesthesia which could put you at greater risk. A temperature of 99.7 is a low grade fever, and after evaluation by the general surgeon and anesthesiologist, it may be determined to allow the surgery to proceed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 22 years old before 8 month i operation the ignual hernia it is 3-4 years then i operate this it is effect on my penis size?
No: Operations for inguinal hernia repair have no effect on penis size unless there is a tragic complication. There is no reliable way to change your penis size for better or worse. The most common cause of perceived change in penis size is weight gain or loss. For each 10lb fat gain your penis can appear to be 1/2 inch shorter. For each 10lb loss you can gain an apparent 1/2 inch. ...Read more
I have inguinal hernia from past 5 years, how important is to operate or not to operate?
I don't have any problem in my day to day activities.
Not urgent : With a hernia, we worry about the possibility of a loop of bowel becoming stuck, causing an obstruction or gangrene. This is unpredictable but when it happens it requires an emergency operation. We therefore like to repair hernias electively, with an outpatient operation and lower risk of complications. ...Read more
Your risk tolerance: If you opt out of a recommended treatment, the rest of your life is at your discretion. The risk is if the hernia is "out" (bulge present), then area gets impacted/strained causing swelling or change that prevents return, is a risk it can become "strangulated" and pose a surgical emergency. Not a huge risk if use hockey gear/pads, but still possible. ...Read more
18 march 2014 my doctor operate hernia below the abdomen near groin. After my surgery within 5 week i found stretch in balls and bladder.Give me tips.
My mother has copd, she has a hernia right by her belly button and in the last three weeks its tripled in size. Is this dangerouswhy cant they operate?
I am about 350 pounds and have a small pariumblical hernia per the CT scan with nausea symptoms and tightness. Surgeon won't operate due to weight.
Maybe unrelated: Sounds like your symptoms are not related to the hernia. Your weight doesake the operation more risky, and if it will be unlikely to meet your goal of feeling better, it sounds appropriate to wait. If your goal was preventing the hernia from getting worse, it could be repaired. Your weight alone however is far more if a risk for premature death than your hernia ever will be. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pink eye in both eyes. I am on day 9 of oral and eye drop antibiotics. I have hernia surgery in 2days. Will my dr. Still operate?
Inguinal hernia surgery in 3 days, cirrhosis, ascites leak, will they still operate if so what would the outcome possibly be?
When does a inguinal hernia need to be operated on? In a 16 year old male, plays hockey, and is on 20mg Accutane once daily
During stable health: This won't self heal & at least at that age the kid can recognize if the hernia becomes trapped & tell you. This gives you some time to schedule the procedure during a period of good health, avoiding conflicts of school or other pursuits. A full recovery interval of 6-8 weeks should be anticipated before resumption of sports. If it's big, it should be done sooner & contact sports avoided. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Could hernia be operated successfully if yes then why are there many young and old men suffering from it.?
I had a hernia in my bellybutton and i had it operated on 4 years ago. Is it safe to have my bellybutton done sometime this year?
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