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pain post hernia operation 4 months ago

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: The defect in the abdominal wall necessitating hernia repair in the para umbilical area is small. With heavy and at least 2 layer suture repair esp ... Read More
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Possibly: Try to refrain from strenuous activity for 4-6 wks Only time will tell if you created a problem Let your surgeon know

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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Go see surgeon : Please see the surgeon who did your hernia surgery.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Wolf
20 years experience General Surgery
No: Recommend following up with your surgeon.
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Maybe : There could be a fluid collection building up in front of the mesh use for the hernia repair (if one was used). Call your surgeon to arrange a physica ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: Very hard to tell here without a physical examination. Are you describing hardness around the surgical sites? If mesh was used for the hernia surgery ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Strain: Tissue weakness and strain on suture line before scar formation or poor surgical closer, which is very uncommon.
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A female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
EGD : Egd is short for esophagus/gastric/duodenum, a method of looking at these three areas of the upper gastrointestinal system directly with a scope intro ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Probably normal: These types of "tension" repairs are often associated with pain for 4-6 weeks. On rare occasions, chronic pain of varying levels can develop. If you t ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Varies: What type of hernia? Usually an outpatient surgery for a minor hernia, a few days of moderate discomfort treated with pain medication, no heavy work o ... Read More

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