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anyone had vbac with untreated inguinal hernia

pls 32 w pregnant and havin inguinal hernia untreated.planing for vbac for my second child. have anyone gone through this.pls advice
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replied September 22nd, 2015

Thank you for contacting. I have gone through your query and would try to help you in best possible way.

You need not to worry. Inguinal hernia in most cases causes NO harm to delivery. They only major problem a hernia can cause is obstruction in which case it requires urgent medical care. I would suggest you to proceed with vbac and discuss permanent management of hernia after delivery with a consultant surgeon. Meanwhile following measures will reduces chances of complication of hernia:

- avoid lifting heavy weight.
- do not stand for longer time.
- take adequate rest.

It is difficult to give a confirmed diagnosis and treatment on net. Hence consult your gynecologist and discuss these points.

Wishing you good health.
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