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is lower back pain common after inguinal hernia surgery? how long can that last?

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Dr. Joey Bluhm
17 years experience General Surgery
Unusual: I haven't had many patients complain of back pain after inguinal hernia surgery. It may have been due to the positioning during surgery. Some clinics will do hernia surgery under an epidural anethesia and this can cause back pain. See your surgeon and discuss your pain with him.
Answered on May 16, 2018
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