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weighlifting after inguinal heernia
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weighlifting after inguinal heernia

i had undergone inguinal hernia repair in march 2011. i wan to ask whether it is safe to lift weights???if yes then how much i should lift.
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Hello and hope you are doing well.

You can wait for one year before you venture to lift any weights. You have to be cautious to prevent any recurrences.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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