What to eat after umbilical hernia surgery?

Light. Eat light, non-greasy foods after any surgery until the effects of anesthesia wear off. 24-72 hours. If you are taking narcotics for pain you will want to continue this with increased fiber and fluids to avoid constipation. Once off of the pain mess you may resume your normal healthy diet. .

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How much blood under tagaderm is normal after umbilical hernia surgery?

Small amount. May be seen under tagaderm dressing , due to skin oozing , call your surgeon and go for follow up visit. Read more...

Is it normal to have a blister like thing with fluid in it 4 days after umbilical hernia surgery??

Call or see your doc. Your may be irritated by the tape on your skin. If you were told to use an over the counter antibiotic ointment, that could also be causing the problem. Read more...
Healing process. Sometimes fluid can accumulate under the skin as the body heals from surgery. If it's not very painful or red, then it's probably not an emergency, but the surgeon should be notified. Read more...

What is umbilical hernia surgery?

Repair. if one has an umbilical hernia, and hernia defect, and sac it can cause pain and other symptoms. Repair can be done with stitches, mesh material , and surgical techniques. Read more...
Depends. It really depends on where in the stomach the hernia is, size, whether it is a recurrent hernia, etc many hernias are repaired with cameras these days (laparoscopic) while others are better repaired open. Abdominal wall hernias (groin, belly button, etc) usually require you to avoid strenuous activity for 4 - 6 weeks after repair. Pain usually resolves in 1 to 3 weeks. Read more...