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Inguinal Hernia Exercise Treatment
Neither will cure: Umbilical hernias in babies ; very young children mostly resolve on their own. Otherwise surgery is required to cure a hernia. Hernias are due to protrusion of tissue through a defect in muscle or fascia. Indirect inguinal hernias are due to failure of peritoneal protrusion to close spontaneously after birth. Trusses may temporize. Neither manipulation or any medication can correct hernial defects. ...Read more
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
I had surgery for my inguinal hernia on april 30th 2015 and was wondering when will I be able to exercise in terms of lifting weights and cardio?
Depend on how?:
Depend on how your hernia was repaired
first with screen or without screen
second it was done open or laproscopic surgery
third was it a recurrent hernia or a first time hernia
fourth what kind of inguinal hernia, direct, indirect, femoral.
without knowing details I will say you need 2-3 month before you start any physical fitness.
the final word is from your surgeons they will tell you when and how. ...Read more
Depends: As long as you're not increasing your abdominal pressure during the exercise to the point of worsening your pain. ...Read more
I have a recently diagnosed inguinal hernia, should I avoid tennis and elliptical machine exercise?
In what percent (roughly) hydrocele (at adults) can cure by it self? Mine appeared after a classic direct inguinal hernia operation 2.5 months ago.
Hydroceles: Congenital hydroceles that have been present since birth don't "heal"; require surgery; although small non symptomatic hydroceles can be safely watched. Postop hydrocele rx however depends on the cause. Normal post-op swelling/fluid around the testicle ; in the scrotum often absorbs over time. However a retained portion of a hernia sac that fills with fluid may require repeat surgery see your md. ...Read more
You can yes: You can yes. Although heavy lifting may make it worse. ...Read more
Recovery=Surgery: A hernia does not recover on its own. The only way to fix a hernia is with surgical repair. You may still exercise while you have a hernia, however any increase in strenuous activity will increase the likelihood of your hernia becoming stuck and necessitating a more urgent operation. ...Read more
Inguinal hernia repair 9 weeks ago, lichtenstein with mesh. I had an edema which is bigger now, maybe hydrocele? I will need surgery or is going to cure?
Post-op issues: If it is edema/swelling from the surgery, that may go away with medication and time and monitoring the area. If it is a hydrocele, it may need surgery, as... Simple hydroceles in children often go away without surgery, however, in adults, hydroceles usually do not go away on their own. If surgery is needed, it is an easy procedure with very good outcomes. ...Read more
Inguinal hernia repair 9 weeks ago, with mesh. Postop. Edema bigger now, maybe hydrocele? Little pain still. Why? I will need surgery or is going to cure?
Probably wait out...: Local surgical dissection and postoperative tissue reaction for healing may interfere venous and lymphatic drainage, leading to swelling in inguinal and scrotal region. Such takes time to resolve with unpredicable various pace, but is worthwhile to wait and see as long as slow and surely getting better day by day, because nothing can be done except infection. More? Ask surgeon timely. ...Read more
I had lap. Inguinal hernia surgery three weeks ago. I feel a "pulling sensation" near my right scrotum. How do I cure this? Can I start working out?
I believe I have an inguinal hernia. I noticed a bulge on the right side of my mons pubis after exercising yesterday. I regularly exercise with heavy weightlifting and cardiovascular activity, and rely on it regularly for not only physical but mental heal
Pulled heavy weight resulting in slight right side bulge in scrotum. Ultrasound shows no signs of hernia. Had inguinal hernia repair 30 years ago. Feel slight pain below incision scar after exercise. The bulge reduces at times but mostly stays. Do I need
Hernia Surgery: Repair with permanent mesh has become the gold standard for inguinal hernia repair in adult males. Debate continues whether the traditional or laparoscopic approach is best: the bottom line is which technique your surgeon performs with the lowest complication & recurrence rates. I favor the laparoscopic approach because, in my hands, the recovery is shorter; this is most evident for double hernias. ...Read more
I m 23 yrs old. I am suffering from inguinal hernia since a long time and it does not pains. Is it necessary to take treatment for it.
No: Once you have developed a hernia which is a defect in the abdominal wall it will be there till it is repaired. Some patients get relief from the use of trusses for wide based-direct type inguinal hernias (esp in the elderly).Some also get support from abdominal binders for wide-mouthed hernias ...Read more
None: A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall, and the only way to make that go away is with a surgical procedure. There may be other non-surgical methods for treating the symptoms, such as support garments, or a variety of medications and/or herbs, acupuncture, etc. Tese other methods will not "cure" the hernia however. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Please let me know if there is any treatment for inguinal hernia in a child of 2.5 years other than surgical method?
Hernia: No. Inguinal hernias are not benign. Of course most do not create problems. You should go get it repaired. It is a very easy procedure. ...Read more
Is surgery the only treatment of inguinal hernia in a toddler? Is there any other option if it's not that bad?
Not that bad???: It may not be hurting him now but would you really want to face the risk. This means there is a defect in the tissues that keep his intestines in place in the abdomen. If a loop of intestines slip out and get trapped, the blood supply can be cut off and lead to dead bowel. Emergency surgery in the middle of the night is never a good idea. Once identified this should be fixed within 2 weeks or less ...Read more
I was diagnosed with Inguinal hernia 2 weeks ago and my doctor advised me not to go for treatment now. Can I play cricket or soccer now? Please advi
Should not interfere with your sports on the short run
But, should have it repaired ASAP to avoid incarceration ...Read more
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