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When can one start horse riding after having inguinal hernia surgery?

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when can i start riding my horse after having inguiglal hernia surgery
Posted Wed, 3 Oct 2012 in Medicines and Side Effects
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja 2 hours later
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Thanks for writing in

If the repair is tension free any time after six weeks, if it is just a simple hernioplasty after three months

If you are fit and healthy, I would suggest six weeks is OK

Hope this helps
Do not hesitate to write back for clarifications
Wishing you a healthy life
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Follow-up: When can one start horse riding after having inguinal hernia surgery? 13 hours later
Its was open surgery with two areas where mesh was place
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja 2 hours later
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Thanks for writing in again

I would suggest wait for three months minimum

Hope this helps
Am available for followup queries
Have a healthy life ahead
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