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Is Mesh Safe Decades After Hernia Repair
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
Had hernia repair with mesh 4 months ago. Started gym a week ago and i got almost 0 pains in that area. Is it safe to try lifting heavier weights?
Is it safe to use mesh for hernia repair if you have a hip prostheses on the same side of the body as the hernia?
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Incorporates : The mesh used for inguinal hernias has been safe for most patients with several decades of experience. They remain inert but is intimately attached to the body with scar tissue. Very occasionally they can irritate the surrounding tissues or cause pain when too much scar tissue is incited. Theorized potential for increased infection has not been seen. It is safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had an umbilical hernia repair with mesh done 4 years ago is it safe for me to have a baby and will the mesh cause any tearing of my tummy.
I just had an umbilical hernia repair with mesh last monday 2/17. I just took a pregnancy test today and it was positive. Would it be safe to take an abortion pill?
I just found out I am 4 weeks pregnant and i had umbilical hernia repair ( non mesh, shouldice) on april 8th. Is this okay, is it safe ?
See your surgeon: Depending on the time period after the surgery, this can be normal and need some time for the swelling that is normal immediately after the surgery to subside, or if it is occurring several weeks after the surgery it could mean that the wrap is too tight or it has slipped. The best person to determine this is your surgeon. Who can perform some tests to identify what the problem is. ...Read more
After about 3 months of hernia repair with mesh, my left testicle still hurts... is it normal? I'm worried. Some days I don't feel so much pain though
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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