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I have inguinal hernia. Is it true that i shouldn't do exercises that involves jumping like skipping or jumping jacks?

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In brief: May be

As those acts may cause complications in large hernia , really what you must do is get it repaired , is simple out patient procedure , then you can do all , speak to your parents at17 you need their consent also.

In brief: May be

As those acts may cause complications in large hernia , really what you must do is get it repaired , is simple out patient procedure , then you can do all , speak to your parents at17 you need their consent also.
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Mark Pack
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In brief: Avoid strenuous acti

Avoid any strenuous activity, lifting, exercising.
.. It is possible for bowel to fall into the inguinal hernia and strangulate. Inguinal hernias need to be surgically repaired. See you surgeon.

In brief: Avoid strenuous acti

Avoid any strenuous activity, lifting, exercising.
.. It is possible for bowel to fall into the inguinal hernia and strangulate. Inguinal hernias need to be surgically repaired. See you surgeon.
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack
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