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Bodybuilding after open inguinal hernia surgery?

Bodybuilding after open inguinal hernia surgery?

Alright: Should be fine to return to all normal activities and exercises once you are fully healed and released to such activities by your surgeon. ...Read more

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Hernia (Definition)

A condition that occurs when part of the stomach bulges into the chest. It can cause severe ...Read more


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Bodybuilding after open inguinal hernia surgery without mesh?

Bodybuilding after open inguinal hernia surgery without mesh?

Follow your surgeon: The reason surgeons recommend waiting 6 weeks is to allow the repair to heal and gain its strength. If you over stress the repair too soon, you could rip it apart. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain after open inguinal hernia surgery?

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Pain after open inguinal hernia surgery?

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 more

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Who does inguinal hernia repair.?

Who does inguinal hernia repair.?

General surgeons: Inguinal hernia repair is done by mostly general surgeons, however certain general surgeons will do only hernia surgery only. ...Read more

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Hiatus hernia repair operation, what to expect?

Hiatus hernia repair operation, what to expect?

Soft foods: This surgery is usually done with laparoscope and involves a one day stay. You will start with thin liquids and advance slowly. This should help your symptoms of reflux. Good luck ...Read more

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Burning after bilateral inguinal hernia repair surgery.

Post op pain: and burning are not uncommon; however, it is a good idea to call your surgeon and get rechecked. ...Read more

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Is diaphragmatic hernia surgery/diaphragm hole repair an outpatient surgery?

Is diaphragmatic hernia surgery/diaphragm hole repair an outpatient surgery?

Maybe: If you have a simple sliding hiatal hernia repaired laparoscopically you can frequently be discharged the same day. If you have a more complex paraesophageal or foramen of bochdalek hernia expect to be admitted to the hospital. ...Read more

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What does an inguinal hernia repair operation entail?

What does an inguinal hernia repair operation entail?

Many types: There are two main categories of repair - open and laparoscopic. Both are generally done as outpatient operations. The variety of open techniques are performed by about 80% is surgeons, and lap about 20%. Open techniques are slightly more painful and associated with a slightly longer recovery. ...Read more

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Anyone done laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery for hiatal hernia?

Anyone done laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery for hiatal hernia?

Relatively common: The most common anti-reflux procedure is called a fundoplication, which involves closure of the hernia and re-creating a new valve by wrapping a portion of the stomach around the esophagus. While very effective, this procedure is reserved for the rare patient who cannot manage their symptoms with lifestyle and dietary modifications supplemented by anti-acid medication. ...Read more

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Why is an open inguinal hernia repair better than a laparoscopic hernia repair?

It may not be...: Inguinal hernia repair is technically challenging, open or laparoscopic. The laparoscopic repair is relatively new and not all surgeons are comfortable performing repair this way. Statistically, the failure rate of open hernia repair is between 1-5% depending on sugeon expertise. Conversely, laparoscopic failure is much higher up to 10% and more depending on experience. More experience=less failur. ...Read more

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Should i undergo inguinal hernia surgery?

Should i undergo inguinal hernia surgery?

Probably: If you have a hernia that is enlarging or causing sone pressure or discomfort symptons, then yes have hernia surgery. Risks depend on your overall health ; surgical risks. A hernia will not resolve without surgery ; you can watch a small hernia if your doctor says it is alright to observe it. ...Read more

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Bloating after open inguinal hernia repair common?

Bloating after open inguinal hernia repair common?

Can be: Constipation after general anesthesia and general surgical procedure is common. It can cause pain, bloating, nausea, and worse. Drink lots of liquids, use fiber and laxatives, slow down on solids in diet until your bowels are moving twice a day. ...Read more

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What a lap incisional hernia?

What a lap incisional hernia?

Laparoscopic repair: Laparoscopic incisional hernia is repair of a hernia associated with a surgical incision by means of laparoscopic techniques. This entails use of small incisions, trocars, instruments that are placed through the trocars and repair of the hernia with the use of synthetic mesh or a biologic graft. Suture reapair is also possible but is typically reinforced by the mesh or graft. ...Read more

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Dealing with a seroma following laparoscopic hernia repair?

Drain it or not: Most of these are self-limiting. They can be drained and will resolve. Don't worry. They are usually no big deal. ...Read more

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Recovery from laparoscopic ventral rectopexy surgery?

What: What about it? You mean recovery time form ventral hernia repair. About a week to two depending on size. ...Read more

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Can a sports hernia heal without surgery?

Can a sports hernia heal without surgery?

Not if true hernia: The term sports hernia is a controversial one. If you feel a defect in the abdominal wall and a bulge the answer is no. If it is just pain, and tenderness, i would try rest and rehab before sugary is undertaken. There are reports of people with pain and tenderness that do not have a bulging and far surgery they improve, but it wild be my last resort. Surgery could worsen the situation. ...Read more

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Please explain who performs hiatal hernia repair surgery?

Please explain who performs hiatal hernia repair surgery?

General surgeon : A general surgeon does hiatal hernia repairs - these are also mostly now done laparoscopically ( through 5 small incisions ). A general surgeon who specializes in laparoscopic performs the surgery. ...Read more

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Can a sports hernia heal without surgery?

Not if true hernia: The term sports hernia is a controversial one. If you feel a defect in the abdominal wall and a bulge the answer is no. If it is just pain, and tenderness, i would try rest and rehab before sugary is undertaken. There are reports of people with pain and tenderness that do not have a bulging and far surgery they improve, but it wild be my last resort. Surgery could worsen the situation. ...Read more

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Can a sports hernia be healed without a surgery?

Can a sports hernia be healed without a surgery?

Depends: Sports "hernias" are sometimes ligament damage, and waiting a few weeks to see if it gets better is advisable. If there's a hernia bulge, get it fixed! ...Read more

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In 2013, I had two surgeries for my sport hernia. Open surgery then Laparoscopic. I feel hardness in the area,pain when I lay face down or touch it ?

The question?: I presume is "what is it"? cannot say in your particular case, but generally, surgery produces scar which doesn't move the same way as the surrounding muscle and can hurt when bent. ...Read more

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Don't know if should get exploratory groin surgery or sports hernia. In a lot of pain tried everything had tons of nerve blocks & MRIs don't say much ?

Don't know if should get exploratory groin surgery or sports hernia. In a lot of pain tried everything had tons of nerve blocks & MRIs don't say much ?

NO: first speak to your doctor , may try physical therapy , etc You already tried nerve block , usually with in 6 - 8 wks the torn muscles will heal by fibrosis in the injured area if it is not happening due to ' lot of pain' surgical exploration of the area and repair of torn muscles is the option. ...Read more

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Can you get open sports hernia surgery with no tears to surrounding muscles to pubic bone?

Can you get open sports hernia surgery with no tears to surrounding muscles to pubic bone?

Question unclear: An inguinal hernia is a congenital weakness of the floor of the inguinal canal which can manifest at any age and is worsened by strenous activity not caused by it. These can be repaired by either open or laproscopic techniques The defect in fascae not muscle ...Read more

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Just had bilateral sports hernia surgery and penis is completely numb. Is this normal? Is my sex life over at age 29?

Not normal: Best to check in with your surgical team. Make a POST OPERATIVE appointment and take a friend/family with you to discuss the numbness. It should resolve and this is not considered normal. Be well. ...Read more

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I had GERD and hitial hernia surgery 3 month again.After how long i can do sport include running, joga, and other.And did wrap change stomach size?

I had GERD and hitial hernia surgery 3 month again.After how long i can do sport include running, joga, and other.And did wrap change stomach size?

Now/Sort Of: At 3 months postop, you should have no activity restrictions (of course, your surgeon would be the best one to answer this). The upper 10% of the stomach is used to create the wrap, so the size of your stomach is (slightly) decreased. However, it is the function of the stomach that is most greatly affected, preventing the reflux of acid up the esophagus. ...Read more

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How to know if I have a sports hernia?

Athletic pubalgia: Sports hernia is a term typically used for groin pain in an athlete (athletic pubalgia), often in the absence o a hernia on physical exam. It is a hotly debated topic, and perhaps a consult with a general surgeon interested in hernia disease may help. You can find one at the americas hernia society website. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a sports hernia?

What are the symptoms of a sports hernia?

Buldge in groin: Usualy a buldge in groin, pulling sensastion, discomfort with straining are the most comon sensation. All are asociated with increased activity. ...Read more

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What is sports hernia?

What is sports hernia?

Due to strenuous: activity ( as in sports ) layers of muscle will tare and cause defects ( hernia ) Usual physical examination may not show , some times will need special radiological studies . ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a sports hernia?

Yes, but: Sports hernia is an ill defined entity usually used to describe groin pain in an athlete with or without a hernia. The term athletic pubalgia is probably a better term to be used. Additionally, since there is no uniform diagnosis, treatment types are not uniform, and include surgical and non surgical options depending on the specific case. See someone that specializes in sports hernias. ...Read more

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What can be done to treat or repair a sports hernia.

See a surgeon: Hernias don't get better by themselves. See a general surgeon - who are the experts in hernia repair - and confirm the diagnosis, and discuss whether it needs surgery. ...Read more

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What's the difference between an ing uinal and sports hernia?

Sports hernia: Inguinal hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall in the groin, through which fat and intestines can migrate. A sports hernia typically refers to pain in the groin without a hernia defect (hole) detected on physical exam. It typically occurs in young athletes, and the diagnosis and treatment i controversial, but generally starts with rest, ice, and anti-inflammatory medications such as naprosyn (naproxen). ...Read more

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Diagnosed with sport hernia. Any surgeons you can recommend steve clearwater fl?

Recommendations: Your best recommendation will come from your primary care physician, or the physician who made the diagnosis. Be sure to ask about experience, board certification, hospital privileges, etc. ...Read more

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Had pain in left groin, now right for 10 months. Dr not sure what it is. Physically checked for a hernia but nothing felt. Sports hernia?

Muscle strain: or tear. May not be a hernia at all. Could be micro tears of groin strain, especially if not groin lump. Have physician check groin muscles and lymph nodes. Consult PT ...Read more

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Can i play sports if i think I have a hernia?

Probably: If you have a hernia, let pain or discomfort be your guide. If it hurts, take it easy. If you find yourself limiting your activity because of a hernia, see a general surgeon it a consultation. ...Read more

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Can i play sports with a hernia?

Can i play sports with a hernia?

It depends : On which sport and how much pressure you put on your abdomen, assuming you are talking about an inguinal hernia. If it causes pain or discomfort, you should stop immediately. Definitive cure is surgical repair, which you will need for sure sometime during your lifetime. Better to get it done earlier than later, when hernia is larger and operation becomes more difficult. ...Read more

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Can a sports hernia cause intestinal blockage?

NO: A 'sports hernia' is a misnomer. It usually refers to pain at the public tubercle from tearing of the rectus sheath off the tubercle. This won't lead to intestinal blockage. A true hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall, and can lead to intestinal blockage if bowel is trapped in a defect. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is sports hernia related to kidney stones?

No: Sports hernia is not a medical diagnosis.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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