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A 63-year-old female asked:

Had incisional hernia abdominal wall repair w mesh 2018 after open gallbladder surgery 2016. i have pain, stiffness, heaviness ever since. i have pain, felt hardness from coughing while sleeping a few times. has it recurred? what tests can be done?

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Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Many: Abdominal pain of sudden onset, severe, associated with Bleeding,fever chills vomiting weight loss or dehydration requires urgent medical evaluation to check for emergency type issues. Like appendicitis GI bleeding diverticulitis cancer You need to get specific advice from your physician or a physician in person testing can include CAT scans MRIs ultrasound lab work

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Last updated Mar 12, 2020

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