A 59-year-old male asked:
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i had double inguinal hernia surgery in 2003 arthroscopically using mesh. now i have intense itching across my groin. could this be from the mesh?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Possible, but: this requires a current medical exam and evaluation of the surgical site- this would be quite strange after 15 years and requires further investigtion.
Answered on Nov 8, 2020
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely : It is unlikely that your system would take 15 years to decide the mesh was a problem. Within a couple of years, maybe, but 15 not so much. It is more likely jock itch (fungus) or something else. See your doc for evaluation & treatment.
Answered on Nov 12, 2020
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