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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francis Cannizzo
27 years experience General Surgery
Get it checked: Pain after hernia repair is common but increasing pain may signal a wound infection or an early recurrence of the hernia possibly with intestine caugh ... Read More
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Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Call your surgeon: You need to call your surgeon's office and get it checked out. Even if your surgeon is not available, see a partner, or request a nurse visit. I'm sur ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Depends: It depends on what type of hernia and technique of repair and anesthesia. It also depends on whether or not you are taking narcotic pain medication. I ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
15 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not uncommon: Nothing is truly "normal" after we change your anatomy. But there is an entity some call the "healing ridge" which is the healing you feel after herni ... Read More
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Dr. Randall Zuckerman
25 years experience General Surgery
It depends: The bulge can be normal or abnormal depending on why it is there. This depends on if the hernia was fixed open or laparoscopically. It can be a fluid ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Healing from surgery: Yes. It is normal. Especially if you have no pain. The area will be inflamed, swollen and need to heal post operatively. Sounds like things are nor ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Fix the hernia only: Diastasis recti is a thinning of the midline fascia between the "six pack" muscles, which results in a bulge developing in the upper abdomen with cont ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Please contact: your surgeon and advise of this.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
None: There may be mild discomfort early after surgery. Anesthesia has little transient side effects in recovery room. Once healed there would be no side ef ... Read More
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: But not one or two , can after three or four.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Unrelated to surgery: most likely not related to your hernia surgery , if you did not have this bleeding before , may not happen again , and if it recurs see your doctor t ... Read More
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