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A 51-year-old male asked:

Had double lap hernia surgery 3/25 i have a small bulg where large hernia was is this a seroma no pain or redness in area at all doesn't hurt at all ?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 41 years experience
See your surgeon: Post-operatice swelling in the groin after laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery is common a resolves on its own over several weeks. It is of no consequence & does not matter if it is just normal tissue sweloing or small seroma. Both resolve on their own.
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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 33 years experience
Seroma: This fluid collection is almost certainly a seroma and is normal. May take several weeks to months to resolve. If there is a significant portion that is blood, it may not resolve, but time will tell. You should also address this at your follow up visit with your surgeon.
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Last updated Jun 24, 2015

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