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How To Repair Umbilical Hernia Without Surgery
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This is a hole in the abdominal wall at the belly button, the location of the umbilical cord during fetal development. It usually closes by itself as it fills with scar tissue. Infants with a hernia here usually resolve by age 4-5. Adults may develop a hole here for unknown reasons, and will see a lump under the skin ("outie") where intra-abdominal contents have ...Read more
Is it possible to have both my Umbilical Hernia & Hiatal Hernia repaired during 1 surgery?
Would prefer not to habe 2 surgeries if possible
Size, Symptoms: The biggest risk of any hernia is the potential for bowel to get stuck (incarcerated) within the hernia, necessitating emergency surgery to prevent intestinal death. If an umbilical hernia has reached a size where this is a real risk, or if the pain from the hernia is interfering with one's daily activities, surgery should be strongly considered. Best bet: see a surgeon for their opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can umbilical hernia repair surgery be affected by doing light cardio and lifting light weights (10lbs max) two weeks after surgery?
I had umbilical hernia surgery last Friday and have had to cough. I'm concerned that the coughing is going to damage the repair that was done. Am I going to have to go through surgery again?
Can too much beer damage/ruin an umbilical hernia surgery if it was 2 1/2 weeks post op? (Small hernia/no mesh/open repair) 22 y.o 180 lb male
Very much so if-: -U vomited. That give a very high increase in intra- abdominal pressure . That is something that would B a no no. ...Read more
Swelling post-op: Swelling occurs after any type surgery, including hernia surgery. This swelling gets maximal over the first day or so. It normally takes a few weeks for most of the swelling to disappear. It may take 6-8 weeks for the swelling to completely dissipate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2-3 weeks: Dear nicole, recovery for repair of a large umbilical hernia is shorter if it is done laparoscopically, with small incisions and a video camera. Small umbilical hernias can easily be fixed with a single incision. Depending on the size and type of surgery, you will be asked not to lift anything more than 15 lbs for about 3 weeks. Pain usually isn't bad, but is proportional to the hernia size. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is some points have some pain in. My para umbilical hernia surgery repaired by mesh. This is eighth day. When will the pain go away. ?
More time needed: It can take 4-6 weeks to feel normal, and even then it can still be noticeable with certain movements. ...Read more
Can an umbilical hernia repair rupture a few weeks after surgery? If so, what are the symptoms? It has been 3 weeks and I am afraid to affect it.
How long does swelling last after umbilical hernia repair? I am 46 years old, at a healthy weight, and exercised for 60+ minutes before the surgery.
~4 days: It depends on how big the hernia was, how much dissection the surgeon had to do, and if it was done open (single larger incision) or laparoscopically (tiny incisions and a video camera). Usually, most of the swelling should be fading by about 4 days after surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain: You may have a stitch infection Check with your surgeon ...Read more
It should not.: Umbilical hernia repair is a superficial surgery to the abdominal wall and should not be affected by an internal problem such as circumaortic renal collar. Circumaortic renal collar can be hazardous in retroperitoneal surgery (surgery involving the posterior part of the abdominal cavity), and then usually only if it is not previous known about. Umbilical hernias are located anteriorly. ...Read more
Is a hard lump after umbilical hernia surgery (open repair) normal? I've had it for ten months now.
I had umbilical hernia repair surgery a week ago and I have pain in my right side just above my hip for the last 3 days. Should I be concerned?
Probably ok: Did you have a laparoscopic or open repair? Is there an incision near your area of pain? It is probably just muscle soreness after the operation. If you are eating normally, having normal BMs, and no fevers or drainage from your incision then it is very likely normal recovery. Nevertheless, you should see your surgeon to ensure everything is ok. ...Read more
I had umbilical hernia repair surgery three weeks ago I was having pain so went to the er & they said the surgery didn't work what needs to be done no?
Return to surgeon: ASAP contact the surgeon for followup. This is their responsibility and you need to pursue it in order to find relief of whatever sort possible. ...Read more
Is a hard lump after umbilical hernia surgery (open repair) normal? I've had it for 5 days. Hole was size of a dime b4 surgery. Stitched closed.
Yes......: and probably take up to 6 mo. to resolve 90% ...Read more
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