+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    39
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    2
    Reviews
    0

    Default Hernia

    I have an umbilical hernia. Just wondering if anyone has had this and if you had an operation to fix it what was it like? Thanks I need help as it's started to hurt the last few days which it hasnt before and unsure what to do just leave it or go ahead with surgery
    Sent from my GT-I9100T using BubHub

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Country WA
    Posts
    6,641
    Thanks
    3,134
    Thanked
    3,023
    Reviews
    13
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    I have one from newborn DD. At the moment we (Dr and I) are just waiting to see if exercise will help the tummy muscles rejoin or not. I'm guessing not as I don't often have the chance to do them!

    Mine hurts too if I sit forward and put pressure on it or wear things that are tight.

    I felt the lump while pregnant but just thought it was a weird pregnancy thing or the cord. Wish I'd told my Dr as they could have fixed it when I had my elective!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    21,647
    Thanks
    15,089
    Thanked
    11,255
    Reviews
    14
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the WeekBusiest Member of the Week - week ended 5/2/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 31/10/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 24/10/14Busiest Member of the Week
    Yes I had a very large one. I got it during ds2 pregnancy. My surgeon was going to fix it when he did my sleeve but it was to big to do than.
    Than during ds3 pregnancy I started to get bad pain. The first time I went to hospital I was kept in and watched for 18 hours. I sent home with a appointment to see the specialist in 2 months (i think).I didn't make it, only 2 weeks later I was back in hospital with extreme pain, I was given heaps of morphine and a few scans and it was decided that my bowel was trapped in the hernia and I needed surgery there and than. I was 19 weeks pregnant and my dh was away. The was a huge risk to bub. Something like 40 percent. Without the op we both would have died.

    I had the op at 2 am and I was back on the ward by 5am and I was home by 3pm. I couldn't move much for that first day after that it was sore but OK. I ended up with a 11cm long scar and a new belly button. I think they do laparoscopic if your not pregnant so you would have such a big scar.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Hernia on DP and him being stubborn
    By Bulbasaur in forum General Health
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 13-11-2012, 17:14
  2. hernia repair during a C/S
    By Cocco in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 30-09-2012, 12:27
  3. Umbilical hernia
    By andiepandiee in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 26-07-2012, 21:38

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Mother and Baby Shop
Save $$$ during our Christmas Sale Mother and Baby Shop
Great prices on Schoenhut kids pianos, toys, baby clothing as well as big brands like Pigeon, NUK, Cherub Baby and many more. Sale starts on 1 November 2016 and ends on the 27 December 2016. Hurry! Place your order today!
sales & new stuffsee all
Bub Hub Sales Listing
HAVING A SALE? Let parents know about it with a Bub Hub Sales listing. Listings are featured on our well trafficked Sales Page + selected randomly to appear on EVERY page
featured supporter
Mini Maestros
Nurturing Confident Learners. Mini Maestros offers music classes for children 6 months to 5 years of age. It is the longest running and most successful Australian business of its kind.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!