A member asked:

My husband had a double inguinal hernia operation on thursday. his calves are very swollen today. should i take him to the hospital?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh answered

Specializes in Allergy and Immunology

This mandates medical evaluation immediately.

Answered Mar 10, 2013

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Dr. David Earle answered

Specializes in General Surgery

Could be a sign of blood clots in the legs, but both sides would be unusual. Your surgeon or their coverage will take your call, and they will know the case best.

Answered Mar 11, 2013

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