A member asked:

Is a hard lump after umbilical hernia surgery (open repair) normal? i've had it for 5 days. hole was size of a dime b4 surgery. stitched closed.

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead answered

Specializes in Trauma Surgery

Yes......: and probably take up to 6 mo. to resolve 90%

Answered 2/3/2021



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