Is inguinal hernia major or miner surgery?

It depends if. You are the patient or the surgeon. But seriously it depends on the size of hernia, its location, your pain tolerance, and all kinds of things. And major and minor are relative terms. I tell my patients that every operation is important and for me it is the most major thing that I am doing at the time.
Lower complexity . Any surgery is a major surgery as complications can happen. Hernia surgery is outpatient and usually straightforward. Risks (during and long term) are low.

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Is it normal for the groin area to grow back an inguinal hernia after you just had surgery?

Most likely. Small amount of blood collected under skin , usually get absorbed and disappear in few wks , speak to your surgeon and go for POST OP follow up . Read more...

What is the typical recovery time for surgery to repair an inguinal hernia? We have a 20 pound toddler!

Hernia repair time. If the repair was done laprascopically - generally the recovery time is much shorter - ie 1 -2 weeks. If it was done the "old fashion" way - generally you are looking at 6-8 weeks. For specifics - discuss your situation with the surgeon who performed the surgery. Read more...
24 hrs. In a toddler recovery will be rapid by next day, most of the time will have melting suture at the skin wound , no stitches to be taken off. Read more...
Very quickly. One of the joys of pediatric surgery is how fast young kids bounce back from surgery, much faster than adults. All the pain medicine a toddler will need after inguinal hernia repair is Ibuprofen or acetaminophen. After the first couple of days, he may not need anything. There are no activity restrictions, other than avoiding trauma to the groin, so he can get up and play as soon as he wants to. Read more...
Recovery time varies. Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, smoker or not, blood sugar control, the exact type of procedure, and post-operative and follow up care. Discuss it with your surgeon and get their opinion as to what they feel is a reasonable recovery time for you. Read more...

M28, had rt. Inguinal hernia open surgery with mesh 50 days back. Could I resume jogging now 15 min a day.

Low intensity . Check with surgeon to be sure but maximal healing is usually around 3-6 months. Read more...
Hernia. Not unreasonable to begin physical activity gradually at this point, but you should ask your surgeon for clearance. Read more...
Should be ok. I tell all of my patients to resume their normal activity as tolerated by pain. I see no problem with returning to jogging after nearly 2 months postoperatively. You may want to check with your surgeon for your specific case to be sure. Read more...

I have a inguinal hernia in my lower groin area. I don't have surgery until late July. What can I do to ease pain til surgery?

Ibuprofen/tylenol .. BUT !! pain could be a sign you need surgery earlier, especially if you are having abdominal cramping or other signs of intestinal pathology. Pain that is mild and limited to the groin may be ok for a while. If worsening or if more abdominal see your surgeon for earlier surgery. Read more...

I had surgery for my inguinal hernia on april 30th 2015 and was wondering when will I be able to exercise in terms of lifting weights and cardio?

Depend on how? depend on how your hernia was repaired first with screen or without screen second it was done open or laproscopic surgery third was it a recurrent hernia or a first time hernia fourth what kind of inguinal hernia,direct,indirect,femoral. without knowing details i will say you need 2-3 month before you start any physical fitness. the final word is from your surgeons they will tell you when and how. Read more...

I had an inguinal hernia open surgery 6 months ago. I want to know which exercises I can do that will help me gain weight and also stay in shape.

Nothing specific . There are no specific exercises that need to be done, or limitations of types of exercises six months after inguinal hernia repair. If you think there is a problem, contact your surgeon. Hope this helps! Read more...