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A 44-year-old female asked about a 43-year-old female:

Had groin hernia surgery with mesh in (07, 08) mesh had to be removed it failed(2010). groin pain again & in leg. feel a lump in groin. is it a hernia?

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Dr. Scot Lewey
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Probably: Get area examined. An ultrasound or ct scan can see hernia also but usually just need examination by someone experienced with hernias; typically a surgeon.
Dr. Carlos Tache Leon
General Surgery 27 years experience
Likely yes.: If the mesh had to be removed, there is a good chance that your hernia has recurred.

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Last updated Oct 17, 2016

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