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A 32-year-old male asked:

Lump under incision, feel more standing than lying down. 3.5 wks post open recurrent inguinal hernia op. 3 months post 1st laparoscopic op. feel pressure from time to time. ct scan 2 weeks post show fluid buildup, no recurrent hernia. why pressure?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Post op scar/fluid ?: Scars from operative incisions/repairs become are still repairing even at "3 months post-op". Collection of fluid may be from what is called a "seroma" which will ultimately resolve. See your surgeon who may withdraw some redundant fluid buildup.

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Last updated Nov 21, 2020

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