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Is It Ok To Travel With A Hernia
Be Aware of Risks: Patients must be aware of the risks that go along with not having hernias surgically repaired. These include an increase in pain and the size of the hernia. More importantly, if the intestine becomes trapped in the hernia pouch, obstruction may occur with sudden pain and vomiting. This requires an immediate operation with a possible resection of the involved intestine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baby : Road travel is easy way to travel. You may stop to feed , and most of the time they are sleeping. Air travel is challenging but Ok. Some airlines provide bassinet for the baby and it makes things easy. Breast feeding to is possible . Ask for special seat when calling the airline. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, but cover up: Shingles is re-activated chicken pox. Unlike chicken pox, it is only spread through direct contact. Keep your rash covered with bandages and clothing to avoid spreading it to others. It is often painful, discuss pain medication and your travel plans with your doctor. Now you can prevent shingles with a vaccine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: You should base your decision to travel with the hernia on the presence, frequency and severity of symptoms. The worse it is, the less likely you should travel. Also, longstanding hernias give you a history to reflect on, whereas newly developed hernias are more unknown. You also have to consider the method of and distance of travel, and what the healthcare system is like where you are going. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No relationship : Elevation has no effect on a hernia, however if you are mountaineering, you will likely be far from medical care. If the hernia is painful, you should get it checked out by a doctor before climbing in order to get the best advice. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Soon after birth: The major issue is that when you are traveling, you are around other people with illnesses. In the first 2 months of life you want to be especially careful with exposing your child to others who are sick. Your baby otherwise can handle travel, but just be ready for frequent breaks for feeds! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
OK with precautions: If it is a venous ulcer, most likely at your age keeping swelling down with compression and getting up and walking the isle some, if you can get an exit row seat to stretch your legs out and exercise your ankle. If space get your leg up in empty seats too. For most other ulcer types pressure would not be good but be sure if it is draining you have plenty of fluid absorption. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends: If the hernia has been evaluated by a surgeon and you decided not to have it repaired, then it should be ok if it golfing does not cause you pain. If it was advised to have it repaired due to symptoms and size, then i would not recommend golf or any other heavy physical activity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Usually it is ok, however, discuss with your cardiologist since frequently certain medications need to be held. ...Read more
Is it ok to do a at home insemination with a 3cc syringe or would it be to small or short to get the job done?
Not a good idea: A fever puts your body on notice that something is amiss. Core temp is high and the body/heart/circulatory system go into a high output state to deliver blood to the small capillaries in the skin (in an effort to cool down). Exercising then might magnify this high output situation and produce symptoms of heart failure/light headedness. Very little physiologic benefits of exercise when you sick. ...Read more
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