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A 59-year-old male asked:

Had a hernia operation about 5 years ago, a few weeks ago, i moved a heavy table. i been having lower pain there, how long should it last and what could i do for it, went to a doctor last week, says he didn't see a hernia.

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Dr. Betro Sadek
Specializes in Family Medicine
Incisional pain : Incisional pain from previous surgery.. it’s common .. don’t carry heavy weights for some time . healing time varies between patients and according to severity ., it might take couple of weeks to a month If any worsening seek medical attention! Over the counter Tylenol and ibuprofen should be ok unless there is a contraindication

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Last updated Jan 5, 2019

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