A 41-year-old female asked:
I just had a hernia repair operation a week ago n nw im getting numbness and pain in my right arm y?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 45 years experience
Right arm symptoms : Are not related to hernia (i assume abdominal wall) operation. It might be related to positioning during surgery or IV site. Ask your surgeon what he thinks.
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Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Talk to MD: The symptoms are probably not related. However, the symptoms are not normal and should be evaluated.
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Last updated Apr 24, 2015
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