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Hernia Surgery Local Anesthesia
Having groin hernia surgery with local anesthesia in 3 days and have a stuffy nose. Likelihood of still having the procedure?
There are a variety or several types of hernias, and many are repaired differently. A hernia is a weakness in the abdominal wall (such as inguinal, umbilical, incisional) or diaphragm (hiatal hernia). Surgery to repair the hernia can involve use of sutures, and possible use of mesh. Open or laparoscopic surgery can be a means to repair hernias, with laparoscopic ...Read more
I am a 28 year old male. I am getting right inguinal hernia surgery. Which anesthesia would be better, spinal or general. (local not possible, due to large size)?
Either OK: Generally speaking, both have an equivalent safety record. In some patients spinal is preferable (e.g. Sever asthma), or general preferable (pre-existing lower back injury). Surgeon preference is important-they may have to be more gentle with spinal. Finally, you must be motivated for spinal. Large hernia may require a lot of surgical manipulation and you may feel pulling. ...Read more
Can someone get umbilical hernia surgery without using general anesthesia? I want to be awake if possible.
Hernia anesthesia: No. General anesthesia is required.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hernia surgery under general anesthesia schd in 10 days. Heavy drinker and rec. Drug user. Have used Coke, crystal, Vicodin in last 20 days. Is a 10 day detox likely sufficient to mitigate risk assuming no other health factors. Can't disclose to Dr.
Ideally 2 weeks: Ideally you should be clean 2 weeks before general anesthesia The risk is you have a cardiac arrhythmia and die on the table. It is never a good idea to hide your drug use from your physicians because the drugs in your system interfere with the drugs and treatments he/she provides. They may drug test you before the surgery and if positive cancel the surgery. But it's better than dying ...Read more
M31, which is better anesthesia option, general or spinal for inguinal hernia surgery. Have residual mild cough after flu. Thanks.
Had Abdominal Hernia Surgery 2 days ago. I still feel really really tired and nauseous after anesthesia. Is this normal?
Probable narcotics: This sounds like side effects of the pain pills (narcotics) try to wean your self off and change to non narcotics. Call your Surgeon ...Read more
M31, after inguinal hernia surgery in gen. Anesthesia I felt difficulties in breathing n vomited several times. Do I have lung disease?
Umbilical Hernia surgery with local and sedation. How quickly does sedation wear off? Is recovery very painful? Similar to c section? Walk easily?
Umbilical hernia: Sedation usually wears off in a few hours depending on which local they used. The recovery is similar to C-section. Make sure to stay on top of the pain. Watch out for constipation. Start off with bland foods and work your way back to a normal diet. Drink plenty of fluids. Monitor for signs of infection (redness, pain, swelling, and fever). Hope this helps. ...Read more
When will discomfort due to scar and local nerve irritation resulting from inguinal hernia surgery go away. The Surgery took place a year ago?
Here are some...: If indeed the pain is related with inguinal herniorrhaphy, it is gradually less likely to further improve after one-year healing. For most of cases, the affected persons would need to learn to adopt and adapt such undesirable postoperative events if bearable. If not, nerve block followed with exploration to excise the affected tissue with or without neurectomy may be required. More? Ask doc... ...Read more
There are several types of hernia surgery, the most common is inguinal and is best handled as an outpatient with local anesthesia. Here small intestine slides out of the groin or inguinal canal and this opening is closed preventing bowel from sliding out.
A ventral hernia is a weakness in the belly wall and usually requires some type of mesh to give the belly wall strength. ...Read more
Depends: Not all hernias are the same. The most common hernia operation is an inguinal hernia repair which typically has a 1-3 week recovery period for a laparoscopic repair and a 2-4 week recovery for an open repair. ...Read more
Uncommon: Fortunately, complications are uncommon after hernia repair, but they can be serious when they happen. Specific to hernia repair, chronic pain and hernia recurrence occur about 5% of the time or less for small, uncomplicated hernia repairs that are typically performed as an outpatient. Not all hernias are equal however, and a general surgeon may be able to give you specifics for your case. ...Read more
Not a good idea: Avoid any physical activity till your surgeon clears you. This is a question you should ask your surgeon ...Read more
Regular staple: Presuming you are talking about the skin closure, they are typically the shape of a regular staple. They are "open" on the side under the skin, but angled towards the center of the staple. ...Read more
Light: Eat light, non-greasy foods after any surgery until the effects of anesthesia wear off. 24-72 hours. If you are taking narcotics for pain you will want to continue this with increased fiber and fluids to avoid constipation. Once off of the pain mess you may resume your normal healthy diet. ...Read more
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the lining of the abdominal cavity protrudes, creating a sac. Hernias are common in the groin, belly button, upper-midline, or associated w/scars. The exact method of repair varies w/the type & size of the hernia as well as patient-factors, however, the basic principle is the same: close the hole, often ...Read more
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