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Recovery Period After Hernia Operation
Can I do stomach exercises after a hernia operation? And how long is the recovery period after a hernia operation?
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
Why does it seem like i'm getting an UTI after my menstural period after having hernia surgery and then gallbladder surgery?
Ask about Foley: Some surgeries such as hernia and gallbladder surgery, the surgeon may place a foley catheter or straight cath prior to surgery. This can put you at risk for a UTI. You should also look into the antibiotics you were given, they can also lead to UTI. If you have gotten frequent UTI's, you should see a Urologist to get a further work-up ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is an edg and berium xray both needed on same person with-in a four day period? Complications from barriatric surgery done jan. 2011, in june of same year a mesh was placed on hernia around navel area, shortly after , a blood clot was removed in same area
EGD : Egd and a barium swallow are two tests that are often used in combination to diagnose problems related to the esophagus, stomach, and first part of the small bowel. During an egd a camera is inserted into the mouth and passed down through all three areas to get a close up view of the lining of the GI tract. The barium swallow involves swallowing x-ray contrast and then taking x-rays to get get a MAP of the organs by outlining them with the contrast. You can determine the shape of the GI tract as the contrast moves through it and whether or not something such as the stomach is connected to something else, such as the abdominal wall. If so, you may be able to see contrast moving along the connection. If you were trying to learn more about a neighborhood (the upper GI tract) a barium swallow would be the equivalent of looking at a street MAP and and an egd would be driving down the street yourself. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No restriction: Anytime that you are comfortable. It will not cause harm to the repair. ...Read more
Had scar tissue removed from a femoral hernia repair i started my period 2 days after my surgery and i'm still on it i've been bleeding for 9 days ?
Hello, I have done hernia surgery 3 weeks ago and during that period i had no pain but last night its pained lot and still same. I want to know why ?
Unknown : It is common to have a variety of aches and pains after an operation that come and go. These are likely due to the operation itself, wound healing, position on the operating table, and activity thy may compensate for the operative site, using alternative muscles and changing posture. Sounds normal, but check with your surgeon to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have GERD hiatal hernia schatzki ring have had diation x3 in 6 mnth period what kinda surgery would help tired of all the pain?
Schatzki ring: Dilation of your esophagus every 2 months times 3, and your symptoms persist, is concerning. You need more diagnostic testing, and a surgery consult in order to determine what option will be best for you. Barrett's changes, esophageal manometry, a contrast swallow study should be considered. Okay to ask your GI doc for a referral. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, I had hernia repair surgery in 2011 from a c-sec. I have a hard lump and get periodic pain if it is bumped & during my period. Is this normal?
Scar tissue: Sometimes scar tissue forms a lump at an incision site. It can be hypersensitive too. If this is a big problem for you, you can have the scar revised. Although no one can guarantee that it won't happen again with another incision. Discuss this with the surgeon who performed the hernia repair. Get a second opinion, too. ...Read more
Can you wear a tampon during surgery? I am scheduled for hernia repair on Tuesday 18th and have just started my period so I will be bleeding then
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