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What are the causes of pain to last over a year after umbilical (navel) hernia repair?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Scarring: Foreign body reaction, entrapped nerve, deep infection, recurrent hernia are all possibilities. Show it to your surgeon so he can help you.

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Last updated May 24, 2013

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