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Inguinal Hernia Laparoscopic Vs Open Surgery
I was wondering what are some tips to a safe and speedy recovery after the inguinal hernia open surgery?
Follow your surgeons: Instructions, it is a very low risk out patient procedure , in uncomplicated case you need very brief time to recover completely ...Read more
M28, had rt. Inguinal hernia open surgery with mesh 50 days back. Could i resume jogging now 15 min a day.
What is the maximum amount of weight I can lift after inguinal hernia open surgery? For how long shouldI restrain from lifting?
Most surgeons: impose a 10-15 lb lifting restriction in the postoperative period, but if your surgeon told you something specific, it is best to follow his or her advice. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I had an inguinal hernia open surgery 6 months ago. I want to know which exercises I can do that will help me gain weight and also stay in shape.
When I sit down it is annoying and kind of tender feeling. I just had an inguinal hernia open surgery its been 5 weeks since than. ?
Ask your surgeon: because these symptoms are probably related to post operative healing. At 5 weeks, you should have minimal symptoms if at all, but your case was probably more complicated than the usual case. Your surgeon would be the best person to address your concerns. ...Read more
I had a inguinal hernia open surgery 4 weeks ago everything ok but yesterday I pick up my daughter and I felt a pain around the operation and my leg ?
S/p hernia repair: I doubt your hernia has recurred so quickly after the repair. However, you should have waited another 2 more weeks before lifting anything over 10 lbs. It is possible you could have broken some sutures in the lifting process. Pay your surgeon a visit and have him examine you. ...Read more
Had an inguinal hernia open surgery will sneezing mess it up even if I sneezed 4 times? I felt sharp pain as it happened.
S/p inguinal hernia:
How long ago was surgery? lump? 3 weeks post surgery usually returned to normal. Before 3 weeks holding a pillow over site may relieve discomfort , Unlikely that will damage unless a lump appears even if some pain which should resolve in hours. f/u /w /doc
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I've had an inguinal hernia repair open surgery with mesh about 2 weeks ago. I still feel a bit of pain in my left testicule from time to time (rarely?
Hernia repair: This may be expected after your recent surgery. Nevertheless, I would talk to your surgeon to make sure there is nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more
Had inguinal hernia repair surgery 5 weeks ago laparoscopically. I feel a slight bulge where the hernia used to be when I lean back/cough. Recurrence?
Wait and see: To early to assume recurrence. Wait untl surrounding tissues are completely healed, 4-6 weeks and then if the bulge is still there examination should determine if it is truly a recurrence or just a palpable abdominal wall weakness. ...Read more
Laparoscopic double inguinal hernia surgery 4 1/2 months ago still real sore right testicle. Recently start feel discomfort groin& pubic area can do?
Got r side laparascopic inguinal hernia surgery 3 days ago and I took my last oxycodone-acetaminophen pill yesterday but now my scrotum itches. Ideas?
3 yrs after right side inguinal hernia open cut surgery. I still have pain likely due to pinched nerve or something.Can it turn into something worse?
Time may tell...: Occasional nerve entrapment after inguinal hernia repair does occur, but its natural evolving healing reaches its max at around 2 yrs. Beyond that, further bettering is unlikely, but remains the same or even worse. So, selectively, open surgery to interrupt affected nerves (better under microscope) may help or stop the pain. How to do so? To https://ebettercare.com/feel-become-sick/. More? Contact ...Read more
Have small unilateral inguinal hernia. Which is better method of surgery, open method or laparoscopic? Which has faster recovery?
Hernia surgery: There is no one best method. Most surgeons nowadays will opt for laparoscopic repair because of less downtime and lower risk to the patient. However, only your doc will now what option has the best risk benefit profile in your particular case. Discuss with her/him to determine your best option :). ...Read more
Do all inguinal hernia requires surgery? 'coz i'm afraid of the risks that i had read. Mine bulges sometimes only. If yes, laparoscopic or open?
Eventually: The only urgent need for repair is if there is an imminent risk of incarceration; however, at your age, it is highly likely you'll eventually need surgery. The optimal approach varies based on patient factors and surgeon preference.I favor the laparoscopic approach due to less pain/faster recovery, especially for double- or recurrent hernias.Like all operations, experience matters! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post-op pain common: Talk to your surgeon! tell him/her what's going on. You're the best judge of how much pain you can tolerate but let your surgeon know. S/he should have warned you about post-op pain as well as potential complications. Check back in w/your surgeon to be sure your pain isn't due to bleeding, infection or repair gone bad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: ask the surgeon. Some repairs are more tenuous than others. And the surgeon will suggest. Usually 2 weeks would suffice. Once pain medicines stopped. ...Read more
did you eat much less
did your pain prevent intake of food ...Read more
M28, could sneezing and coughing 50 days after surgery cause to recur hernia(note it was large inguinal hernia, repaired with mesh in open style)?
Yes, it's possible: Anything that will raise the pressure in the abdomen can exert the same pressure on a hernia and cause it to recur, despite having just had a repair. While 50 days is right within the threshold of regaining maximal tissue strength, hernia repairs can fail at anytime. Even months or years later. Have your surgeon re-evaluate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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