Description of my recovery from inguinal hernia surgery

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  • Inguinal hernias: NHS Vs Private
    on Feb 7, 2012 in Tips
    When I was first diagnosed with an inguinal hernia, I was given an ultrasound via the NHS. This was a speedy process, and I was conveniently asked when would be best to have the appointment. I had the ultrasound within a couple of weeks, from GP refe...
  • Week 8 inguinal hernia surgery
    on Feb 2, 2012 in Uncategorized
    Here we are, week 8, and the cough is dying down now. Unfortunately, I have started to feel a familiar tingling/burning sensation in my right inguinal area. I am hoping that this has not happened……please. There is no bulge at the moment,...
  • List of things to take with you to inguinal hernia surgery
    on Jan 30, 2012 in Tips
    Your surgery is in a few days so its time to start preparing. Take a look at my post on preperation Five things to take to hosptal with you: 1) Loose clothing This is essential since you will have dressings, and a large plastic “Cup” whi...
  • Week 7 after inguinal hernia repair
    on Jan 28, 2012 in Inguinal hernia surgery Questions
    Ok, its been a while since I update this. Unfortunately I have caught some sort of chest infection. In many ways, this is one of the worst things that could happen after an inguinal hernia repair. I`ve been coughing 24/7 and have been absolutely ter...
  • Day 36 after inguinal hernia surgeryHello there. I hope you are all doing ok. There are lots of you following this blog now, so it seems that I am providing useful information. I am now on day 36 after surgery. To be honest the inguinal hernia surgery does not really have any negative...
  • Think you have an inguinal hernia?
    on Jan 3, 2012 in Tips
    Okay, so you think you have an inguinal hernia but are not sure? Here is what you should do 1) Make an appointment to see your G.P. (Doctor). This may sound obvious, but too many people put this off. Inguinal hernias are normally straight-forward to...
  • Day 24 – Inguinal hernia repair surgeryOk. I`m back in London and things are now more or less normal. Scar can barely be seen now. No problems moving around, and there is no pain. The next biggie, is getting back to the gym. I`m going to ease back into this very slowly. In fact, I am no...
  • Inguinal hernia surgery: Day 18
    on Dec 25, 2011 in Uncategorized
    Hello and merry christmas. So a few things have happened since my last post. I`ve had to make the the trip back down south for xmas. That means lugging a suitcase around, which is kind of against the five pound rule! Carrying the suitcase was fine b...
  • Inguinal hernia repair: Day 12
    on Dec 21, 2011 in Inguinal hernia surgery
    I`m up and about, walking as normal, and doing everyday tasks. The temptation to go back to the gym has now come back too, but I am resisting so far. I am not supposed to lift anything above 5 pounds in weight for 6 weeks. Pretty sure I have already...
  • Inguinal surgery repair: Day 10Woke up feeling great. Got socks on with no real probs today. Not much pain. Stayed in most of the day and had first bath since op. All went well, although bit of stinging. Today was also the first time I have been brave enough to physically touch th...
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