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A 51-year-old female 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
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Yes: This mandates medical evaluation immediately.
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Call your surgeon: 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.

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