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Can I lift weight after a hernia surgery?

Q: I was operated for hernia (Indirect). A MESH was put inside 35 days back and the doctor advised me not to lift weight for the next 6 months, after which I can lift weight upto 4-5 kg. Is this true? What care should I take?

A:You should not lift heavy weight for 6 months as already advised by your doctor. You can lift up 2/3 kg of weight. Avoid bending in front.

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