A member asked:

I had umbilical hernia surgery 4 weeks ago. i now have a hard lump in the area of the belly button/just above. second repair with mesh. is this normal?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda answered

Specializes in General Surgery

healing or edge of mesh at this stage, recurrence or infection is unlikely. Show it to your surgeon, just to be sure.

Answered Dec 29, 2020

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Dr. Robert Uyeda answered

Specializes in General Surgery

surgeon to be sure, but sometimes local induration can persist for several months after hernia repair.

Answered Jan 2, 2021

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