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A 36-year-old female asked:

I had spegellian hernia repair(mesh) 2yrs ago.i still have a hard lump above the scar size of a golf ball.constant pain around belly.is this normal?

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Dr. Joseph Sucher
Trauma Surgery 28 years experience
See you’re doctor: A lump and pain 2 years following surgery is generally not normal. It could be simply scarring and may not necessarily represent recurrence of your hernia. However, the only way to really know if there is a correctable problem is to have your physician order a CT scan for further evaluation.
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