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Please explain what are some symptoms of a para-umbilical hernia?

Please explain what are some symptoms of a para-umbilical hernia?

Hernia : These can include buldging, pain, redness , tendernesss, incarceration, obstruction. If you think you have one best to meet with a surgeon and disucss options. ...Read more

Dr. David Earle
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Hernia (Definition)

A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more


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How long after para-umbilical hernia op can I lift a two year old?

How long after para-umbilical hernia op can I lift a two year old?

About 2 weeks: If your two-year old is about 20-25 pounds, then, depending on the size of your hernia and if it is repaired laparoscopically (with tiny incisions and a video camera) or open (single larger incision), then you should be ok to lift your child in about 2 weeks. ...Read more

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What should I do to repair my para-umbilical hernia itself naturally , and what time it requires to repair 2 to 3 CM hole in internal abdomen wall ?

What should I do to repair my para-umbilical hernia itself naturally , and what time it requires to repair 2 to 3 CM hole in internal abdomen wall ?

SurgeryOnlyOption: Umbilical hernias may be easily repaired under general anesthesia as an out-patient. Depending on the size of the hernia and other patient-factors, we often advise using mesh to close the hole (like patching a tire). I advise hernia repair if it is causing symptoms that are interfering with one's quality of life, or if the hole is so large that there is the potential for intestine to get stuck. ...Read more

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How long to recover from para umbilical hernia surgery?

How long to recover from para umbilical hernia surgery?

Minor surgery: Check with your own surgeon for your instructions, but in general there is little discomfort after surgery & generally can return to all normal activities in 4-6 weeks. But check with your own surgeon for their directions. ...Read more

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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

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I have para-umbilical hernia - doctor said after ultrasound , its about 2cm , now i thing its gone 3cm, after operation can I do hard workout in gim ?

I have para-umbilical hernia - doctor said after ultrasound , its about 2cm , now i thing its gone 3cm,  after operation can I do hard workout in gim ?

Yes: Once the hernia repair has fully healed, usually about 4-6 weeks after surgery and when approved by your surgeon, you would then be able to return to full normal activities and exercises. ...Read more

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Idid para umbilical hernia surgery two days back. Repaired using mesh. I find the operated part soft and jelly like. Will my stomach get strengthen. ?

Idid para umbilical hernia surgery two days back. Repaired using mesh. I find the operated part soft and jelly like. Will my stomach get strengthen. ?

Recovery: Recovery has lots of variation and requires close contact with your surgery team. What you describe may be a fluid collection. Okay to get in for your first Post op visit, take a friend with you to help with questions. Be well. ...Read more

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How do you fix an umbilical hernia?

How do you fix an umbilical hernia?

Surgery?: The only way to "fix" an umbilical hernia, like all hernias, is through surgery. However, the question is whether it needs to be fixed or is just cosmetic. Hernias can cause problems when a part of the bowel gets caught in it and can get "strangled" or have the blood supply compromised, whether this is likely to happen depends on lots of factors. See your doctor to discuss your hernia to decide. ...Read more

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Dr. David Earle
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Umbilical Hernia (Definition)

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


Number Of Pregnancies (Definition)

Gravida refers to the number of times in the past a woman has been pregnant. Pregnancies that ended in abortion or miscarriage are still counted ...Read more