A 45-year-old female asked:
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is pain like a stitch, very sharp pain, normal after umbilical hernia repair surgery?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pain: You may have a stitch infection Check with your surgeon
Answered on Jan 5, 2019

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