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Was operated for inguinal hernia as open mesh repair. Having a gas problem. Related to surgery? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Aug-2013
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User:Hi Doc
Doctor:Good afternoon
User:Good afternoon Mam.
User:Doc i was operated for inguinal hernia last month on 6-Jun-13
Doctor:Please ask me your query
User:it was a open mesh repair
User:now i feel iam having a gas problem
Doctor:Take antacids
User:is it because of the surgery??
User:antacids like gelusis???
User:could you please suggest me the name?
Doctor:Yes, gelusil
Doctor:You could use any of them
Doctor:Avoid spicy food
User:one more thing Doc...
User:Could you give me some advice post Surgery for hernia??
User:1. No heavy weights for 3 months this was told by my Doc
Doctor:that is right
Doctor:Please follow it
Doctor:Take bland and easily digestible food
User:can i come near my wife now? I hope u understand my question??
Doctor:Yes sure
User:will there be no effect on the mesh inside?
User:Ok Mam.
User:Thank you
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Take care
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