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Itching After Hernia Mesh Surgery
Nonspecific : Many people have a variety of mild sensations in and around the area where a her is repair was performed for years. Usually they are not serious. If the symptoms are severe, limit activities, or persistent, you should have an exam by a primary care provider, or ideally your surgeon. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Post-op pain common: Talk to your surgeon! tell him/her what's going on. You're the best judge of how much pain you can tolerate but let your surgeon know. S/he should have warned you about post-op pain as well as potential complications. Check back in w/your surgeon to be sure your pain isn't due to bleeding, infection or repair gone bad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post op pain: and burning are not uncommon; however, it is a good idea to call your surgeon and get rechecked. ...Read more
Hard work: Mesh placed for a hernia repair may need to be removed , either for infection, intractable post op pain of an extended period, or for hernia recurrence. In the latter, the graft should be left in place , and repaired with another adjacent or overlying graft. To remove a graft requires an open exploration, removal of tacks or sutures, then direct removal of the graft. Can be difficult. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Traditional suture repair of inguinal hernia back in 2012. Hernia has recurred. Should I opt for open mesh repair or robotic laparoscopic?
Either: Both are equal and should remedy the problem ...Read more
Sharp Pain before ejaculation, 6 months after inguinal hernia repair. No recurrence or new hernia. ?
It can be: Please get a physical exam with your surgeon and discuss your symptoms, other causes include urethritis - inflammation of the urethra - symptoms include loss of appetite, impotence, urinary incontinence, pain with urination and painful ejaculation, also Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate gland - symptoms can include foul or strong urine odor, and painful ejaculation ...Read more
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Had an inguinal hernia surgery open repair with mesh in 2010, feel pain at surgical side after masturbating but don't feel pain after wet dream reason?
Pain: Pain can be related to a mechanical fixable problem (hernia) and/or it can be related to conditions not mechanical. The difference in your pain, when you are sleeping versus awake indicates you may benefit from non-surgical, non-narcotic pain management. Be well. Okay to check in with your health care team. ...Read more
Why would the end of a hernia wound incision open(5mm) 1 year after an inguinal abdominal hernia operation?
Edges rolled: The skin did not heal.and infection can do it too. See your surgeon. ...Read more
Depends : One possibility is that your hernia came back immediately. ( not good but rare ). More commonly there is old blood or fluid (seroma) there that feels like a hernia but will eventually be reabsorbed and go away. Your surgeon should be able to tell you. And Ultrasound or CT scan can help if unsure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any rash?: If there was also a rash, a herpes or yeast infection or cellulitis could be the problem. With no eruption, simple friction or nonspecific irritation of the skin of the surgical area may be the cause. If an eruption is present, consult a physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How easy is for hernia mesh to break or get missplaced ? Do abdominals heal as before surgery and cover it?
Unlikely: Mesh rarely, if ever, breaks. There was one hernia mesh product that is no longer used that did break. Hernia meshes now are quite stable. They can shrink and occasionallyove or migrate slightly. Mesh is always covered by a layer of the abdominal wall. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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