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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Uncommon: Anything is possible but that is quite late for a wound infection to occur that late after surgery. See your surgeon asap.

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Sensory nerve: This could be from sensory nerve irritation from scar tissue, Please check with your Physician.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Gray
53 years experience in General Practice
Watch for now!: Call your surgeon for an evaluation of this condition. You are okay for now.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Buck Parker
16 years experience in General Surgery
Normal Variation: Some people have colons that are not at closely attached to the walls of the abdomen and back. In this case the right colon has less connections, and ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience in General Surgery
What: What about it? You mean recovery time form ventral hernia repair. About a week to two depending on size.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Post-op pain common: Talk to your surgeon! tell him/her what's going on. You're the best judge of how much pain you can tolerate but let your surgeon know. S/he should hav ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
21 years experience in General Surgery
Should wait: 6 weeks. Just be mindful that to exercise as tolerated to prevent recurrent.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Alright: Should be fine to return to all normal activities and exercises once you are fully healed and released to such activities by your surgeon.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
13 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends. : This depends on many factors. The complications are not quite the same. For many patients laparoscopy is safer but this is not always the case. Laparo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience in General Surgery
No.: Once you heal from the surgery, you shouldn't feel a thing. The mesh should be placed inside the hernia for maximum effectiveness, and you can't feel ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Nir Hus
Dr. Nir Hus answered
15 years experience in General Surgery
Surgical clip: in surgery we intentionally leave clips behind on bleeding vessels. Nothing abnormal in a clip left behind.
A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Post op pain: and burning are not uncommon; however, it is a good idea to call your surgeon and get rechecked.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call your surgeon: Wash the incision with an anti-bacterial soap such as hibiclens or phisoderm. Irrigate hydrogen peroxide over a 4 x 4 gauze and most importantly call ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Either: Both are equal and should remedy the problem
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Nomal: Healing scar tossue
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
39 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Hernia: It is a hernia, or protrusion of abdominal contents through a previous laparoscopic surgery access site. They can and should be repaired if symptomati ... Read More
A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience in General Surgery
Drain it or not: Most of these are self-limiting. They can be drained and will resolve. Don't worry. They are usually no big deal.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin O'neil
27 years experience in Urogynecology
With small incisions: Laparoscopy, in general, is performed with the patient asleep. The abdomen is filled with co2 to elevate the abdominal wall away from the internal or ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience in Gynecology
Surgery: A lavh is method of hysterectomy where most of the procedure is done with the aid of laparoscopic surgery. The surgeon then converts to a vaginal appr ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
HH: This is called hiatal hernia, & depending on the size & extent of herniation, laparoscopic surgery is performed on op basis. Recovery is fast if no co ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Regional: Major regional, yes.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Unusual to have: These symptoms after umbilical hernia surgery. Please consult with your original surgeon to make sure that you don't have any recurrence of hernia or ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny
37 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Small ones; all surgical procedures that involve cutting or puncturing of the skin result in scars. The appearance of the scar depends on many factors ... Read More

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