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Can a person who underwent inguinal hernia two months ago climb staircases?

age10years, weight45kg, being operated from inguinal hernia two months ago, can he climb staircases?
Asked On : Mon, 27 Jun 2011
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Welcome HCM
Yes he can climb staircase but slowly and steadily if there is no pain or discomfert at the operation region
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Answered: Mon, 27 Jun 2011
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see there are multiple parmeters to decide for ambulation of such patients like - cause of hernia , weight for age of patient , operative result ,supersed infection , comorbid conditions ,ability to walk on level ground first --all these need to looked before deciding -- its better to discuss this with the treating surgeon
Answered: Mon, 27 Jun 2011
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