Hernia surgery recovery belly button

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Hi, My doctor diagnosed my slight bulge over my belly button as a <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hernia</span>. At the time, it never caused any discomfort. The doctor said surgery is an option but not necessary? Lately, its been very tender and sore! Should I have the surgery or not??
I went to see a doctor and was told that my umbilical cord was not tied off properly when I was born and it is leaking urine through the belly button. She says I need <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>surgery</span>, but through antibiotic creams, the belly button healed. However, if I do not keep gauze in my belly button, it splits again. I call it my belly plug and as long as I use one, it no longer splits and it absorbs the discharge and odor.
Hello and welcome! Most of the plastic surgeons make an attempt that the belly button looks normal after <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>surgery</span>. With a good abdominoplasty there are chances that the belly button will be normal in appearance after surgery. After surgery you can go home once the effect of anesthesia wares off. You may leave the same day but if the hernia was large you may be asked to stay in hospital for aday.
I had surgery 6-5-08, sent down for ultrasound couple days after because rgt breast so swollen w/ large lump, checked out ok w/ scan, sent home day or so later, went for post-op wk later was told that the 2 holes I have underneath rgt breast that continuously drain will heal. I have continuous drainage from belly button too. Dr. told me to clean more often w/ (peroxide?
I'm still eating soft foods as my bowels are still unsettled from the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>surgery</span>. My <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>recovery</span> was slowed because my belly button wound got infected last week and I had to take antibiotics. I've no real appetite and I've lost over 5 kilos in the last 3 weeks which has not helped. I've started taking multivitamins and drinking protein drinks to put weight back on. Does anyone have any other useful tips for recovery? I'd love to hear them!
I was originally down for a laporotomy but the surgeon decided to do it laporoscopically with due to my age (26) leaves fewer scars. I have 4 small incisions very small , 1 goes into my belly button. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>recovery</span> is slow for me though, i feel about 100 at the minute, the pain isn't the problem it just that you cant use your stomach muscles. You will feel very battered and bruised. Apparently i can return to work in 1 wk but i doubt that at the mo!
well from what the doctors saying they say i do have <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hernia</span> and a hole in my belly button somewhere in there after the surgery also i may have a cyst that i'll be getting an ultasound to check to see if it needs removal sooo i belive god will bring me through the surgery and I will have strength to recover in jesus name amen So now i gotta get ultrasound.
I had <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hernia</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>surgery</span> 7 1/2 wks ago cannot believe the pain i have had. It was a spagelian hernia and I am a female. After surgery my incision & other private parts swelled up the size of a cantelope and turned black & blue , so pain full couldn't walk. bruising and swollen from upper thighs to belly button and around both sides. Said it's a hematoma. Used mesh but that's all I really know.
I'm writing about my fiance. He had an inguinal <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hernia</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>surgery</span> (open), back in February. Here we are, 7 months later, and he's still in debilitating pain. He has a triangle of pain on the side he was operated on. It goes from his belly button to his left testicle, to his left hip. He normally was a truck driver, and did auto body work in his free time. He has literally been on the couch or in bed for 7 months.
I had TAH/BSO for Mucinous Adenocarcinoma Stage 1A on April 2 - I am 7 weeks post op and when I was released by the visiting nursing group (my incision came open when they removed the staples - so the visiting nurses were coming to evaluate the wound and dressings) anyway the RN who released me checked me over pretty good and I was asked if I had noticed the golf ball size lump above my belly button.
knew i would take care of her so we went home on beli ribbon blanket for 2 months and had to keep being tested.than we had reflux start with a belly button <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hernia</span> almost had to have <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>surgery</span> till the blockage finally passed.neitherless problem after problem.shes been in speech and pt about a year.and tomorrow we see ot.we have early intervention and early start also involved.but its always the question what issue is causing which problem.
Hello sir, Sorry for my English, I have been diagnosed with "early hernia" at the left side of the triangle area below my belly button, it's not a "real hernia" (I think), I mean no organs went out yet, but looks like the area is so weak that the left side is a bit higher than right side (of the triangle), I'm a male, 27, used to do about 20-30 minutes of ab workouts 3 days/week for the last 4 or 5 months, maybe I did something wrong coz I can't remember I never tried to li
(Did no good) The uroligist checked me out and said it was from the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hernia</span> repair <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>surgery</span>, more pain meds. I don't want no more pain meds - Just fix me!!!! The PAIN is bad, a dull pain on the right side in between my testicles and leg, bad pushing pain when I deficate and inscruciating pain in my testicles. I don't know where to go or what to do!!!!!
Hi. I think the question of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>recovery</span> from the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>surgery</span> is best answered by the doctor who is treating you, since he can actually examine you and tell you what else you need to do to hasten your recovery. In general, the speed of recovery would depend on how strong the patient's body is prior to the surgery, and the presence of any other chronic illnesses (e.g. heart disease, diabetes, COPD) which may hamper full recovery.
I've just been told I have a <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hernia</span>. Just above my belly button. I had <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>surgery</span> 11months ago for a gut problem and was cut from just above the belly button down to bikini line. Before surgery I was swollen from whatever had caused the illness - not sure if was narrowing of gut join due to previous surgery (I had had previous surgery since I have had Crohns disease twice before - both times cut across the bikini line - wasn't a problem exercising).
I got it when my tummy had swollen up from some gastro problems, and when I got to coughing, my stomach muscles were stretched out and could not hold in the spasm, so that created the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hernia</span>. My belly button was painful for several days, and when I pushed on the swollen part, it hurt. Then general discomfort went on for, oh, two or three weeks. I now have a malformation there, eventually I'll have it fixed for appearance-sake only, because it doesn't bother me at all now.
Has anyone ever had this happen, and if so, can you tell me the estimated <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>recovery</span> time and hospital stay. I will have to be cut. They can not go though my belly button because of the mesh. Any help would be Great! And again thanks to all that reply.
I am staying on the Elavil for the time being, as well. At his recommendation, I have now scheduled a second <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hernia</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>surgery</span> for mid-December. Besides, I 'm sick of this and really can't bear any more groin injections. That is just almost inhumane. Find where it hurts worst, then stick a 3" need in it. Right.
Yes I did have a laparotomy...the incision is from my belly button down about 7 inches. As for the discharge it is hard for me to tell...I got my staples out last Friday, the 22nd...and they then put on the bandage tape and told me to take it off in two weeks in the shower. I am still wearing the "binder" thing around my waist and I can tell that there is a yellowish brown goo that is coming out...not sure if it is just build up from soap and water in the shower or what.
We saw a Pediatric Urologist this morning and he requires <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>surgery</span> to repair 2 hernias for sure (1 in the groin and 1 under the belly button) and the Dr. suspects a 3rd hernia, also in the groin (on the other side). In addition, the foreskin on the penis is very very tight and they are more then likely going to have to circumcise him. Its currently causing him quite a bit of discomfort.
Since the surgery all the pain that I had been having over the years is gone. The <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>surgery</span> was painfull for the first few days but the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>recovery</span> went by quick. Now I still feel a little week but I am ok and for the first time pain free. It turns out my gallbladder was filled with stones and not working. How could the doctors mis diagnose me for that long. Over the years I must have taken a million antacids or thought I was having a heart attack a hundred times.
Just wanted to update. Had the lap col done yesterday morning. Doc said everything went well, "everything went perfectly, only lost maybe a drop of blood" is what his exact words were. The incisions are tiny although there is quite a bit of swelling/bloating, there is no pain at the incision sites, all closed with steristrips.
The only other health issue I've has since my heart operation is that about 6 months later I had a very simple and successful lower hernia operation on the right side about midway between my belly button and genitals. I've been on One Thyroxine 125mg for several years. I currently take SIMVASTATIN 40 mg daily A baby asprine daily 2 fish old tablets. And a multi vitamin for years.
The anesthesia, the surgery itself, the recovery, whatever you can tell me will be much appreciated!
so on tuesday i will be going in for gallbladder <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>surgery</span>. i wasnt really nervous when i found out because im ready to feel better. but all the stories online about this surgery are HORROR stories. FREAKS ME OUT! making me so depressed.....im so young why is all this crap happening to me??....hopefully this gallbladder is connected to the dizziness i been feeling, that would be nice i been praying, but think i could use just a few more if at all possible. im sure i will be a wreck tomorrow.....
My mid-belly is still big. I had 4 incisions (belly button and 3 lower ab) to remove a 12cm endometrioma. Actually, it was diagnosed as a complex hemorragic cyst, until the last ultrasound before my gynie appt where it was then identified as an endometrioma. I am also still awaiting the pathology reports, which by the length of time to hear I am assuming that all was normal.
hello everyone, I still have a hard knot near my belly button. it is about 2 inches long. No more bright red around it but still hard. I ran a full course of antibiotic Keflex and now 2 weeks after surgery it is still a hard knot. This coincerns me. anyone having this? What is under there and how long does this go on? Other 3 incision sites look excellent.
Recovering from Laparoscopic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>surgery</span> is much easier than laparotomy. You should be feeling a whole lot better in about 2 weeks and I'd say back to normal in about a month.
I had a tummy tuck six months ago and right after the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>surgery</span> i had a small protrusion underneath the belly button where the incision was made. I asked my Dr. during post op check up, and she said it's normal part of recovery. Now, I am six months post op tummy tuck, and that Part has swelled up more than before. The Dr.is now saying that I may have developed hernia. I'm so frustrated and upset as why she kept delaying and denying it. I am totally confused.
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