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Is Travelling In Hernia Safe
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
Placenta previa?: Not certain as to the degree to which this is occurring and this should be discussed at length with your obstetrician. It would also be important to know to where you are travelling. Good luck. ...Read more
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
Several: Botswana, South Africa, and some of the nearby countries have the highest rate. However, if you practice the usual safeties to avoid becoming infected, the only risk is from a substandard medical procedure (contamined blood or instruments). ...Read more
Clarification: There are many areas in india where there are mixed forms of malaria and Chloroquine therefore is not reccomended. P vivax malaria does occur in india but so does resistant p falciparum. An alternative is to take pregnancy safe Mefloquine instead since the usual combo of Chloroquine plus proguanil cannot be used. Again Chloroquine alone is not for india. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Incorporates : The mesh used for inguinal hernias has been safe for most patients with several decades of experience. They remain inert but is intimately attached to the body with scar tissue. Very occasionally they can irritate the surrounding tissues or cause pain when too much scar tissue is incited. Theorized potential for increased infection has not been seen. It is safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Always surgical risk: There is always some risk in any surgery or procedure.that being said, bypass surgery has been around a long time and the techniques have been proven to be relatively safe.If a bypass machine is used and they are relatively healthy, the risk for death or complication is only 1-2%.Complications include stroke and kidney/liver failure.If the surgery is not done,they may have higher chance of death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wow: the widow maker? Better surgery than dead. Mortality is less than 5%. But never zero. ...Read more
It can be: If you've never lifted before review this with your OB and consider working with a certified personal training who has worked with pregnant women. If you've been resistance training consistently in the past, it's not unreasonable to continue - though you may want to take it easy on the intensity level - during your pregnancy. If you have any complication during your pregnancy, review with your OB ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How soon after a laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery is it safe to get pregnant?(I am afraid of the pressure of the growing belly on the mesh) thanks
Of course....: Sounds like a great way to relax. I'd take advantage of the opportunity now, as similar escapes with a small child, or a toddler, or a school age child, or a pre-teen, or a teenager will be few and far between, and in each case for different reasons. Enjoy this while you can, then enjoy all the joys of parenting to come. Congratulations and cheers to you.... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to fly (air travel) while having a blood clot in the right leg while taking daily doses of warfarin?
Pregnancy/air travel: Would get up and walk around ( to the rest room and back and do 10 toes lifts) every hour and keep hydrated, 8 oz every hour. Check with your obstetrician that you do not have any complicating conditions. http://www.acog.org/Resources-And-Publications/Committee-Opinions/Committee-on-Obstetric-Practice/Air-Travel-During-Pregnancy ...Read more
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