A 52-year-old female asked:
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how long should swelling last after a hernia mesh repair? had surgery 4 weeks ago and still swollen, but was 4 hour operation and mesh is over 15cm in diameter. was upper abdomen

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
I assume that: you have a follow-up visit with you Surgeon. Sounds to me like you are on the right track! BE WELL Dr Z
Answered on Sep 18, 2019

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Some swelling normal: There is always some swelling but if it is really swollen then you should see your surgeon soon an make sure that there is no serious problem.
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Normal: Numbness around the incision site is normal. Superficial sensory nerves were cut during the procedure and they grow back very slowly. Eventually the ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Lubienski
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Possible: Need details of surgery. Usually mesh necessary if facial closure not possible or tenuous. Should discuss with surgeon and be examined.
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