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Pain After Hernia Repair
Pain after hernia: Discomfort occurring beyond the normal healing process in the area of any surgery including hernia surgery, is not uncommon. However chronic discomfort after hernia surgery, regardless of the presence/absence of mesh or technique used is increasingly recognized. Pain occurs in approximately 6-8% of patients. It is more common in younger patients ; if there was significant pain prior to surgery ...Read more
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
Is dull constant pain after open femoral hernia repair six weeks after normal? I had no pain up until two weeks ago. Now pain is constant.
I am still in severe pain after 2nd ventral hernia repair a few months ago. Ct scan is clear, doesn't feel like nerve pain. What else could it be?
Post surgery care: There are several possible causes to your prolonged acute pain after abdominal surgery. Stay with your surgical team. With a post op ct scan done and "clear" this team is working with you. Wear an abdominal binder to support your new repair. Avoid coughing, straining and lifting. Check in with your doc/surgery team frequently. Use anti-inflammatory over the counter Ibuprofen products. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long pain should last after laparoscopic hernia repair. My doctor said i had 4 hernias he repaired. 5 weeks later I am still having pain. Normal?
Not Uncommon: The severity and duration of postoperative pain is dependent upon the size of the hernia(s). Although laparoscopic, we are "riveting" mesh to the muscles of your abdominal wall. Is your pain getting better or worse? If its not improving, you should see your surgeon sooner than later. ...Read more
Still in pain 5 months after abdominial hernia repair now swelling in groin lymph node tender to touch more painful during period what's going on?
Not clear: Unclear whether or not this is related to the hernia repair, as the location/size of the hernia is important a well as the technique of repair. Could be endometriosis if it related to menses. See your primary care initially, but don't hesitate to call your hernia surgeon for a follow up visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hernia repair in 2008, exteeme pain year after open exploratipn in may 2011 by hernia specialist, just more pain oxy 30 no relief anymore..Please help?
Nerve damage: Unfortunately chronic pain after hernia repair is quite common. Most probably one of the groin nerves has been damaged. Pain specialist can perform ultrasound guided nerve block to diagnose which nerve is affected if pain goes away either surgical complete cut of the nerve or implantation of nerve stimulator may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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