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lump after umbilical hernia surgery

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jacob Petrosky
8 years experience General Surgery
Scar tissue: Hi, this lump you are feeling can be from many things, including scar tissue, a persistent fold of skin, or stitch. Many times after surgery, the skin ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Yes......: and probably take up to 6 mo. to resolve 90%
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
It is probably: healing or edge of mesh at this stage, recurrence or infection is unlikely. Show it to your surgeon, just to be sure.
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Show it to your: surgeon to be sure, but sometimes local induration can persist for several months after hernia repair.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
You should have: your surgeon take a look at it, if you are concerned about your post op status. Sometime, especially in men, a condition called diastasis can mimic h ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
17 years experience Vascular Surgery
Anything: There shouldn't be any dietary restrictions following umbilical hernia surgery.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
38 years experience Pediatric Surgery
When comfortable: Actually, you should be able to walk up stairs almost immediately after umbilical hernia repair, just take it easy as you do it. You should avoid heav ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
It is not : Common but it happens it is a collection of serous fluid that the body will eventually absorb in moSt cases. Occasionally the need to be drained
A male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Small amount: May be seen under tagaderm dressing , due to skin oozing , call your surgeon and go for follow up visit.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Call or see your doc: Your may be irritated by the tape on your skin. If you were told to use an over the counter antibiotic ointment, that could also be causing the proble ... Read More

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