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A 43-year-old female asked:

I had an incisional hernia repair, lower right abdomen 4 weeks ago. i am experiencing pain over the area, nausea and diarrhea. a ct scan of the abdomen reveals no abnormalities or causes for the symptoms. is there anything i should do for this?

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Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Hernia: It is reassuring the CT was normal. Have you had the surgeon examin the area since it is tender? The nause and diarrhea could be unrelated and due to a viral infection. If you are able to keep food down, stay hydrated and symptoms are improving then I would hold off on any further work up and see how things go.

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