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Itching After Hernia Mesh Surgery
I feel like a have a hernia on my stomach, everytime I touch gently it kinda itches and aches? Why? I think its a hernia on left side of stomach.
Hernias: Hernias are holes in the abdominal wall through which abdominal contents such as fat and intestines can protrude, causing a lump under the skin. I'm not sure what you mean exactly about the left side of your stomach, but hernias are commonly seen in the groins, ; in the middle of the abdominal wall at or above the belly button. May need to see your doctor for an exam to find out. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have a small lump inside the upper right part of my belly button. It is soft. Occasionally it itches but most of the time it does not. Seems like hernias are all outside of belly button and not in.
Sounds like a hernia:
Umbilical hernias are common. They can be congenital or develop from a weakness in the tissue behind the navel.
All should be surgically repaired for they can grow - and, in worst cases, trap bowel in them which can be very serious.
The operation is to fix them is simple (day surgery) and not dangerous. Please do see a doctor for a proper diagnosis - it does sound like a hernia.
Peter wilk, md. ...Read more
How easy is for hernia mesh to break or get missplaced? Do abdominals heal as before surgery and cover it?
How long does it take for your body to get used to a mesh. I had an open surgery op for a hernia 2 mnth ago and it is still very painfull.
Call you surgeon: Also, call your surgeon for an exam and evaluation as well. May want to myoflex cream - I've heard it can work wonders. ...Read more
Not normally: The mesh is fixed in place to repair the hernition. If it "moving" then something abnormal is going on and you should follow up with your surgeon to make sure all is ok. Best of luck ...Read more
The only way to: Tell for certain is to be examined. The odds are in your favor as most healing has completed within two weeks. Make an appointment to see the surgeon soon for reassurance. ...Read more
Post Op: I would be very wary of any stranger willing to answer this question. Post Op instructions come from the surgeon responsible for your care. You were given specific instructions about your post operative healing time and when you can resume normal activities. I would refer you back to those instructions or to the surgeon responsible for your care. ...Read more
Pain after surgery: Pain at the operative site lasts for a few weeks. It is most severe the first few days, but continues for a month or more. Any stresses or strains on the mesh will elicit pain. ...Read more
Had surgery 3 yrs ago for paraesophageal hernia. Mesh was put in. Problems back now. I shake violently starting with spasms. Is this due to hernia?
Doubtful: Esophageal spasm doesn't cause violent shaking. I would recommend seeing your primary care doctor. If there is a concern about your previous paraesophageal hernia repair, you should see your surgeon and may need an upper GI contrast study and upper endoscopy to make sure the mesh has not eroded into the esophagus (unlikely). ...Read more
Can my hernia mesh slide or be move. I am 4 days out from surgery and worried I may have hurt myself. I feel no pain though, I may be just paranoid.
I had larcoscopic hernia surgery 5 weeks ago and I still feel pain that was similar to what I had prior to surgery. How easy is it to reopen he mesh?
Surgical consult: With operting surgeon is necessary.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had a herniac surgery in 2007 & now in 2014 I came to know that I have hernia again. In my last surgery no mesh was used for repairing the problem & my size of herniac sac has increased since 2014, can masturbation be a possible cause for this increment
NO: Small percentage of hernias do recur > At 12 yr old only sac was removed, now repair of the weakened floor will be done, get it done as soon as possible to prevent complications ...Read more
Maybe: It is dependent on the type and location of the hernia, what type if mesh was used and the technique that was used to place it. It is also very dependent on what is meant by "not healing well". Stick with your surgeon, but if things don't seem to be progressing, feel free to get another opinion. ...Read more
I can't get in my hernia doctor until friday and the pain is to the point I need answers. Pain is at 9.5, had surgery with mesh last week.
28 male, planning for indirect hernia surgery. Please advise which brand/product mesh would be best for me. My rt. Ing. Hetrnia is of apple size.?
Hernia mesh product: Hernia surgery is one of the most common general surgical procedures performed in today's world. It can be performed in an open or a laparoscopic fashion, with mesh, or with suture. And, currently, there are over 20 different mesh products on the market that come in a variety of shapes, sizes, materials. It is often a game time decision as to which product the surgeon choices. All are good. ...Read more
I have a hernia/appendix surgery on July 10, 2017 A mesh was not installed, but I notice that a little blood in my semen, should I be concerned?
Depends: It depends what kind of mesh was used; talk with your surgeon to find out and how long it will take to be reabsorbed by your body. ...Read more
Is hernia mesh removal surgery possible? If yes than can a general surgeon can do it or there are specialists?
Remove mesh: If mesh becomes infected, it should be removed. Typically, wound care and antibiotic treatment is done first. If that fails then the decision to remove mesh is made. Mesh removal for other reasons is often not recommended due to lack of benefit compared to the surgical risk. ...Read more
Is it possible for me to have a baby if I had surgery on a hernia twice last time with mesh implanted and off birthcontrol for 5 months?
Is there anyway short of surgery to see if you have a hernia? Female, hernia repaired once, inguinal. I think I ruptured it again. No mesh.
I had surgery on wednesday may 1st for hernia repair with the mesh and then on friday may 3 rd and now I am having a heard time breathing.
There is blood in my semen. I got a hernia surgery done (without mesh) 10 days ago. Will it heal on its own, and will my semen become clear again?
Most likely: Blood in semen (hematospermia) is a common disorder. However, it is uncommon after hernia surgery. Most patients with hematospermia have self-limited symptoms (it gets better on its own). But, since you have a recent operation, you should see your surgeon for a complete evaluation. ...Read more
My friend has had hernia mesh surgery years ago what symptoms would there be if the mesh tore she has had a lot of pain her stool is a carmel color?
I have an epigastric hernia. Size is an egg and not painful. The surgery is planned for 30 april 2013. Is synthetic mesh the best solution? Symptoms?
Yes: Umbilical hernia repair is surgery to repair an umbilical hernia. An umbilical hernia is a sac formed from the inner lining of your belly that pushes through a hole in the abdominal wall at the belly button. At surgery the mesh is used to cover the defect and stitched to the adjacent tissues. Eventually, the tissues heal over the mesh and it becomes an integral part of the body. ...Read more
I had umbilical hernia surgery march of last yr. No mesh. I still have a little knot there. What is it? Also have mild strange feeling there. Any help?
I've been weightlifting for about 10yrs til 8 weeks ago had open surgery with mesh to repair hernia. Dr said after 8 weeks I can go 50% is that right?
I hav done paraumbilical hernia surgery using mesh. Nw it's 3 weeks. And the mesh part seems to b hard nw. Will the fats in that part go if I excercis?
No: The scar will soften but the fat will not return ...Read more
Is it normal to have reoccurring abdominal cramping 8 weeks after umbil hernia with mesh surgery?
Can too much beer damage/ruin an umbilical hernia surgery if it was 2 1/2 weeks post op? (Small hernia/no mesh/open repair) 22 y.o 180 lb male
Very much so if-: -U vomited. That give a very high increase in intra- abdominal pressure. That is something that would B a no no. ...Read more
Stay hydrated: You had hernia surgery. You are now feeling dizzy. It remains important to stay hydrated after the surgery. Your body releases many hormones in response to the stress of surgery. Also the medication for pain lowers your blood pressure. Drink lots of fluid to stay hydrated. Lay down when dizzy and keep a friend with you at all times. If worsens call doctor. ...Read more
I have sharp pain in my left side under my rib cage. I had mesh repair hernia surgery in February 2015. Could this pain be related?
Probably not: Assuming it was inguinal hernia repair. You should see your doctor to determine exact cause of your pain. ...Read more
I had surgery for an incisional hernia after bladder surgery. Open surgery with large mesh. Will I ever be able to lift weights again?
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