A 17-year-old male asked:
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i had left inguinal hernia surgery 6 weeks back. now while sleepning when i fold my left leg pain in incision and groin comes.plz help. is it healng?

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Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Infection: Need to make sure that the incision line is not infected.
Answered on Oct 27, 2020
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: But can hurt awhile especially if they used mesh. If it continues contact surgeon.
Answered on Nov 21, 2013
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Dr. Paul Harper
Dr. Paul Harper commented
51 years experience General Surgery
Full healing takes almost a year. Discomfort for several weeks following a hernia repair is nothing to worry about. Most of the healing during that year you never even know is going on.
Sep 14, 2013

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