A 48-year-old female asked:
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I had umbilical hernia repair with mesh 2 years ago, can weight loss from my abdomen damage the repair?

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Dr. Craig Lum
Dr. Craig Lum answered
24 years experience in General Surgery
Hernia repair: It should help the repair by taking pressure off the site.
Answered on Dec 15, 2017

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