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post 8 weeks inguinal hernia surgery having sharp nerve pain down left thigh for 2 weeks. doctor thinks from genitofemoral nerve. what can fix this?

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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
CPIP: Studies show you are suffering from CPIP Chronic Post herniorrhaphy inguinal pain. Tinels test, ultrasound/MRI Imaging may be suggested in addition to strategies to control your pain. I have attached a clinical study that explains everything for you. May resolve in 3 months, another week or so, or may persist. Good luck: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4045265/
Answered on May 13, 2018
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve irritation. : This should settle down with time. Good Luck !
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Can try nerve blocks (lidocaine) and if this resolves the pain a steroid injection may help it resolve faster
Oct 8, 2017

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