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Exercising With A Hernia
Depends: It really depends on the size, use of mesh, surgical technique, surgeon preference and patient factors (diabetes, smoking, obesity, steroids, etc). Most people heal completely in 6 weeks. Some surgeons give no restrictions, others recommend waiting 2-3 weeks, and other surgeons want 6-8 weeks. The best thing to do is follow what your surgeon recommended. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more
No: A hernia is a defect in the abdominal wall musculature (technically in the tough tissue overlying muscle). Some people are prone to developing hernias even after having repairs. However, it can help with comfort during exercise. Your best bet is to use proper lifting technique and develop strong core muscles. Don't give up exercise, it is good for your health in too many ways to list! ...Read more
Mri says I have small disc protrusion l4/l5, if I keep exercising could this cause a herniaions?Am I more at risk now then someone without protrusion?
I've started exercising for 30 mins morning + 30 mins evening daily after being diagnosed with hiatel hernia to loose weight. Is this routine harmful?
A exercise program: is best followed by your doc so that it is a good fit for you. W/out knowing your body weight and other medical data one cannot determine if this is a good program for you specifically. In general, it sounds good. Peace and good health. Low carb and higher protein works well for some. As your doc about it. Bon Chance! ...Read more
Days to weeks: The recovery time varies with the size and location of the hernia and the method of repair. The most common hernia operation i perform is via the laparoscopic approach. I encourage my patients to return to their baseline aerobic activities as soon as possible, typically within 7-10 days. In general, i advise against heavy lifting for 3 weeks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a pain from my navel to the end of my penis when exercising . It presents when I'm full, or stretch backward. ER said poss hernia?
Damaged diaphram with a 1cm hiatle hernia. Sometimes when i stand or do simple tasks i feel a little short of breath, but not when exercising hard why?
1cm sliding hiatle hernia, echo and cardiolite study perfect in mar '13. Short of breath sometimes doing small things not when exercising hard why?
I had a umbilical hernia repaired 6 years ago and started exercising now my belly button area hurts a little does it mean i could get hernia back agan?
Possibly: If the pain worsens when you exercise, and especially if you see or feel a bulge in that area, then the hernia may have recurred (come back). If so, a surgeon or other physician should see you to see if there is a hernia. The pain could also be related to scar tissue in that area. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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