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Hard Lump After Hernia Surgery
I had umbilical hernia surgery 4 weeks ago. I now have a hard lump in the area of the belly button/just above. Second repair with mesh. Is this normal?
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There are a variety or several types of hernias, and many are repaired differently. A hernia is a weakness in the abdominal wall (such as inguinal, umbilical, incisional) or diaphragm (hiatal hernia). Surgery to repair the hernia can involve use of sutures, and possible use of mesh. Open or laparoscopic surgery can be a means to repair hernias, with laparoscopic ...Read more
Inguinal Hernia. I had hernia surgery about two weeks ago, didn't lift anything, but lump and hurts like it did after surgery. Is it ok?
Not sure: you need to go see your surgeon and be examined to make sure everything is ok. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I had a hernia surgery 2 yrs ago they used the mesh by my groin area .. I have a tender lump below the mesh and it's a little painful?
Recurrent hernia: One thing i would be worried about is a recurrent hernia. The other possibility is an enlarged lymph node. A good physical exam with your doctor may be able to distinguish between the two, other wise you might need a ct scan or an ultrasound. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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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Had a belly button hernia surgery a year and a half ago is it common to have a mass under the belly button?
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See doctor: It is unlikely that the mass could have arisen from a hernia surgery. Hernias are near the surface of the body, while this sounds like it is deeper. It could be something serious, like a malignancy, so you might need a biopsy. See your doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read moreGet help now ›
15 months ago i had inguinal hernia surgery 2 weeks ago i heart the area the hard lump that was their after my surgery is hurting?
See surgeon: There is a possibility your hernia has recurred based on the information you have provided. Please have a physician examine you, preferably the surgeon who performed the original hernia surgery. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I had inguinal hernia surgery 15 months recently i had a pull in the area from working out no pain in my testicle the hard lump is sore ? Reappearanc
Could be: You should get examined by a surgeon to know if it is. ...Read moreGet help now ›
My girlfriend had hernia repair surgery at the end of july and now she has a soft lump on her abdomen. The lump is most noticable when she is laying ?
Sounds like a seroma: The body is designed to fill up empty spaces with fluid; when these develop in an area under a scar after surgery, we call them seromas. This is especially common after hernia repair with mesh.In time, the body absorbs this fluid. If it persists for more than 6 months, needle aspiration may be necessary.These may be difficult to distinguish from a recurrent hernia, so surgical follow-up is a must! ...Read moreGet help now ›
IM two weeks after hernia surgery, they insterted som kind of a net inside....I started coughing hard, can it damage the surgery somehow?
NO Unlikely: Most likely your hernia surgery is done using mesh ,which can take stress like cough , as this type of repair has no tension. Call your surgeon and go for a follow up visit . ...Read moreGet help now ›
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the lining of the abdominal cavity protrudes, creating a sac. Hernias are common in the groin, belly button, upper-midline, or associated w/scars. The exact method of repair varies w/the type & size of the hernia as well as patient-factors, however, the basic principle is the same: close the hole, often ...Read more
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