Ask an expert
Question

22 Aug 2011

inguinal hernia
Please can you give advise on activities after an inguinal hernia operation. Bilaral op done 1 week ago.
Answer 427 views
Expert
CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

John

It will take a couple of weeks to recover from your hernia operation and I suggest that you do not engage in any strenous physical activity for at least four to six weeks, to prevent reoccurence of the hernia. If you do want to exercise, a brisk walk will be fine.

Regards




Dr Anrich
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes
34% - 9265 votes
No
66% - 17843 votes
Vote