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Will I be able to lift weights after I have surgery for gynecomastia?

Will I be able to lift weights after I have surgery for gynecomastia?

Yes : Long-term you be able to return to all forms of exercises/activities after gynecomastia surgery. Your plastic surgeon will guide you when it comes to specific and timing. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Male Breast Enlargement (Definition)

Gynecomastia, or enlargement of the male breast gland, can be due to hormone, imabalances, medications, age, or genetics. It is a medically treatable condition - see a board-certified plastic surgeon for the different options. These can include liposuction, direct excision of the glandular tissue, and even excision of ...Read more


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How soon will I be able to lift weights after having surgery for the slipped discs in my spine?

How soon will I be able to lift weights after having surgery for the slipped discs in my spine?

1 to 3 months: Your surgeon can guide you in your specific situation, but generally you need to let the soft tissues (disk, muscle, ligaments, skin) heal. That takes several months. Premature heavy lifting might cause another disk injury. Low impact aerobic activity helps recovery. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with GRED and hital hernia, after surgery will I be able to lift weights again?

I have been diagnosed with GRED and hital hernia, after surgery will I be able to lift weights again?

Hiatal hernia GERD: First line therapy for hiatal hernia and gerd, (acid/bile reflux) is medications to lower the acid. If you fail medical therapy, then surgery may help you. Damaged/scarred lower esophagus and cancer can occur with NO therapy. Okay to ask your regular doc about medical therapy. A scope/EGD will be helpful to diagnose and help plan future therapies. Be cautious about surgery before medication. ...Read more

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Will I ever be able to lift weights again after surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome?

Will I ever be able to lift weights again after surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome?

Yes: you should have a full recovery yet it may take 6 months before you can start up again. Start slow and light ...Read more

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Type 1 torn pectoral tendon major, 2 months since surgery. When will I get my rom back and be able to lift weights?

Type 1 torn pectoral  tendon major, 2 months since surgery. When will I get my rom back and be able to lift weights?

Around 3 months.: After a tendon repair surgery, it takes about 6 weeks for the tendon heals. Once the tendon is healed, exersices for range of motion start. When the range of motion has been returned to normal, strengthening is begun. This usually takes 3-4 months. ...Read more

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Would i be able to lift weights for bodybuilding again.After carpel tunnel hand surgery?

Yes: Carpal tunnel surgery releases a band of tissue in the wrist that retains finger flexors and the median nerve. Once released and sufficent time has passed (often requiring pt or occupational ) normal activities may be resumed. The timing of which depends on the amount of inflammation and your surgeons advice. ...Read more

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I had surgery for an incisional hernia after bladder surgery. Open surgery with large mesh. Will I ever be able to lift weights again?

I had surgery for an incisional hernia after bladder surgery. Open surgery with large mesh. Will I ever be able to lift weights again?

Why not: After successful repair of hernia , should be able to resume all the activities progressively you did before surgery , best person to answer is your surgeon , will advise you the limitations once you heal completely . ...Read more

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Is there any risk to bariatric surgery? Would I still be able to lift weights? Drink? Would GERD go away? Would it be recommended with IBS?

Is there any risk to bariatric surgery?  Would I still be able to lift weights?  Drink?  Would GERD  go away?  Would it be recommended with IBS?

Yes, yes, no, no,and: no, but only in a general sense. All surgical procedures carry risk to different degrees in every patient. Consult with a bariatric specialist for specific considerations in your individual case. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of being able to lift weights and play sports after having surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome?

What is the likelihood of being able to lift weights and play sports after having surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome?

Wait and see: Likelihood data will not matter at all. What will matter is doing the best you can to heal as optimally as possible and to find expert coaching willing to collaborate w/ Drs to take it step by step as far as it can safely go. Even a high % w/o such a plan won't work and a low one might rob you of hope. Just "Do the right things" and see how far you get. Best wishes. ...Read more

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If I have surgery for my gynecomastia will I be able to run on a treadmill?

If I have surgery for my gynecomastia will I be able to run on a treadmill?

Yes, but...: Best to wait until your surgeon has cleared you for specific activities; long-term you will be able to perform all types of exercises/activities. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Mele
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Enlarged Male Breasts (Definition)

It is also called by some as Moobs (Man Boobs). During the puberty time many teenage boys develop breasts. But it goes away within three years in most of them. Also a few develop them due to hormone problems or overweight. The answer for that is ...Read more


Dr. Tom Pousti
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Gynecomastia (Definition)

Gynecomastia is the growth of breast tissue in boys and men. This is due to the imbalance of the ...Read more