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A 17-year-old male asked:

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. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: But can hurt awhile especially if they used mesh. If it continues contact surgeon.
Dr. Paul Harper
Dr. Paul Harper commented
General Surgery 52 years experience
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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