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Inguinal hernia and precautions while coughing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   doctor r u the one i talked to earlier about inguinal hernia
Doctor :   Yes tell Me xxxxx.
User :   yes doctor i am coughing a bit so will this cause damage to the mesh
Doctor :   it will so you need to apply some pressure over the mesh area and then cough like counter traction..
Doctor :   Just place your hand there and then cough
User :   if there is a damage will i fell certain symptoms and is it ok if i sit and cough
Doctor :   It would be better if you can take a cough suppressant..
User :   yes i will do as u said....but i fear there has been certain damage due to coughing till now
Doctor :   long since you have been having this cough..
User :   i cogh 3 times a day or so generally wil i am sitting
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   from day of surgery till now
User :   5 days
Doctor :   Just keep a hand at the area and cough better to get the cough examined and take adequate treatment..
User :   ok doctor i will do it right away and another question is there a possibilty of nerve damage and infertility due to coughing nerves may get stuck in mesh or something
Doctor :   Like wise follow up with your surgery
Doctor :   to make sure that the Mesh is in place..
User :   yeah i will get a appointment right away
Doctor :   Fill this form and tell me when done..
User :   i filled it
Doctor :   Any further information that you woiuld need
User :   s there a possibilty of nerve damage and infertility due to coughing nerves may get stuck in mesh or something
Doctor :   No there is no such possibility due to coughing..
User :   ok then thank you very much doctor ..u have answsered all my questions ...and can i know u r specialization???
Doctor :   Dr. xxxxx. General Physicain..
User :   thank you and have a nice day
Doctor :   Have a Nice day you too..
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