A 39-year-old male asked:
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i had umbilical hernia surgery march of last yr. no mesh.i still have a little knot there. what is it? also have mild strange feeling there. any help?

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Dr. Mary Bergum
19 years experience Family Medicine
Scar tissue: After any surgery it is not unusual to have some scar formation. It can be on the surface or beneath the skin.
Answered on Dec 2, 2013
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