A 50-year-old male asked:
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hello dr. i had inguinal hernia surgery on jan 11th. the incision seems to be healing fine; however, there is a feeling of heaviness near incision and i still experience pain. although pain is less than before but same heaviness still exists. there see

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Surgery induces pain: & tissue changes with associated responses; never a cure, only a trade-off of changes for pre-existing status. Relation symptoms/anatomy is complex. Best study anatomy & operative report to help understand, learn self-exam & seek help worthy of your trust to help sort out what was going on before, during & now after surgery. Focus on learning & problem solving; applicable to all areas of life.
Answered on Feb 4, 2015

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