A 27-year-old male asked:
Its been 18 days after my hernia surgery with mesh in left side abdomen, i feel very numbness under my incision but without any redness or swelling is it ok?
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Dr. Susan Arnoultanswered
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Normal: Numbness around the incision site is normal. Superficial sensory nerves were cut during the procedure and they grow back very slowly. Eventually the numbness will go away or decrease to a very small area.
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