A 38-year-old female asked:
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5 weeks ago umbilical hernia repair using da vinci robot w/mesh. hard knot in belly button...now feel swollen painful near where hernia was left of bb?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Call surgeon!: Any new or increasing pain, redness or swelling after any procedure is not usual. Please call the surgeon who performed the procedure or talk to the doc covering for him/her if he/she is not available.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
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Thanks for the Thank You note. It was very kind of you to do so. Hope you feel better soon!
May 22, 2018

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