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Sore Leg Muscles Weeks After Hernia Surgery
I am experiencing mild upper back soreness. My leg is not swollen however the veins around my inner calves are pulsating. Following hernia surgery?
Here are some. ..: The information is not sufficient and coherent enough for drawing a sensible diagnosis. Since you've been evaluated, it's most logical and beneficial for you to bring your concern to the treating Doc's attention for further analysis, physicals, possible tests so to confirm if something clinically important is happening to you or not. Best wish. .. ...Read more
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
Do I have to live with constant moderate to severe pain? And what is wrond with me? 32 year old male previous hernia surgery left side five years ago healed fine. Moderate to severe pain in left hip radiating down leg and into right side. Swelling and pai
Is it normal to still feel pain after 2weeks hernia surgery on l5-s1? . Leg hurts when stretched horizont., the hernia was large, nerve still swolen?
Not uncommon: Never the less please make appt with the surgeon to make sure that you are healing normally. Many things could have gone wrong after you went home. ...Read more
I have pain in right leg and behind knee (for 3 weeks now). Had open umbilical hernia surgery 14/08/17 and restarted warfarin after the procedure (had?
I had ing hernia surgery 2.5 months ago but still have little pain near scrotum veins specially when I sit on chair combining my legs. Is it normal?
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?
I had left inguinal hernia surgery 6 weeks back. Now while sleepning when I fold my left leg pain in incision and groin comes. Plz help. Is it healng?
Yes: But can hurt awhile especially if they used mesh. If it continues contact surgeon. ...Read more
Depends how long.: This would depend on how long after the surgery you mean. Also the type of hernia surgery. In the first few weeks after any hernia surgery, soreness is expected. Beyond a month, most of that should be diminishing quite a bit. If the trend after a few weeks is not one of improvement, your surgeon needs to know about it. ...Read more
I had umbilical hernia surgery yesterday today I'm so so sore I can't walk cough or anything and my tablets wear of to quick, . What can I do?
Call Surgeons Office: We have many alternatives to narcotic pain medication to help control postop pain, such as ice packs, nsaids (ibuprofen, naproxen), and acetaminophen. If that doesn't work, you may need a higher narcotic dose. Please check with your surgeon--they will likely offer these options. Rest assured, the pain will lessen every day! ...Read more
I had open umblical hernia surgery four weeks ago. There has been and still is a lump under and above incision. Today it is sore. Should I be worried?
Umb/hernia/lump/post: Best t call & see your surgeon soon! ...Read more
Tissue trauma: Any operation causes tissue trauma, from the skin incision, to the dissection and management of the operative field, to the placement of foreign material such as suture and mesh. While it is all safe on the whole, pain is a normal part of the recovery period. There is however a risk of chronic pain, usually mild, and rarely severe. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Pain control: Discomfort after surgery can always be expected. It is important for you to discuss pain control with your surgeon prior to the operation. Inform your surgeon which pain medicine work best for you. Also it is important that you allow yourself time to heal after surgery. No heavy lifting! Nothing heavier than a Sunday Paper. ...Read more
Is it ok to start upper body exercises 1 year after open cut unguinal hernia surgery. The area is still bit sore and I have ocasonal discmfrt & pain?
It is ok: You can exercise as long as it does not cause too much pain. The wound is completely healed. If too much pain then check with your doctor ...Read more
Just had hernia surgery - 6 weeks ago. But lately, I've been feeling a little soreness in my right testicle.
Post op swelling: This may be part of normal post op recovery after hernia surgery, of course if its on the same side as the surgery. If your surgeon manipulated the cord and placed mesh some discomfort may be ok at 6 weeks. However if you have significant swelling, worsening pain or persistent bruising you should go to surgeon to be examined. ...Read more
How long does it take for a hernia surgery to stop hurting, and is it bad for it to hurt after 6 months? I had a hernia fixed 6 months ago so I could get into the military, and its been 6 months and it still sore. Is this bad?
I am having trouble and would liek advice. I am several months post inter groinal hernia surgery (16 year redo) and have struggled with a tough colum of fluid that encaplated my left testical and is attached to my muscle (?) near the insinuation site. This
Chad, your question is not so clear. From what I think you had repeat repair of a hernia which originally took
place 16 yrs ago! You currently may have HYDROCELE
(fluid around the Lt. Testicle).You also mention fluid near incision site!!
Please contact the surgeon that operated on you, if not feasible please see a surgeon or urologist. Best of luck ...Read more
Wait will get better: Wait couple of wks you will get better, is just healing process, make sure to go for follow up visit and speak to your surgeon. ...Read more
20 days after inguinal hernia surgery. Right testicle very sore to even touch. Pain near where mesh is fixated. Normal or should I worry?
Depends: It is not uncommon to have discomfort after an inguinal hernia repair for several weeks. In fact you probably won't feel completely back to normal for 6 to 8 weeks. If the pain is getting worse or not getting better at this point you should be seen by your surgeon for follow-up evaluation. If there is no redness or drainage and the pain is getting better over time it may be safe to watch. ...Read more
My mother had umbilical hernia surgery 10 weeks ago, while the incision has finally healed, there is a terrible sore underneath from drainage.
She needs to follow: Up with her physician ASAP.Get a more detailed answer ›
Had inguinal hernia surgery 16 days ago. Have what feels like a pulled muscle above and to the left of the incision area on left side. Is this normal?
Sounds normal: It is very common to feel a variety of aches, pains, pulling, and sensations difficult to describe after surgery. This is particularly common in her is surgery. These feelings can last years, but decrease steadily in frequency and severity, an almost always don't cause a major problem. Call your surgeon if you think something is wrong. Hope this helps! ...Read more
2 months after bilateral laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery, my right testicle hangs higher than left, and spermatic cord is still sore, normal?
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 more
Ihad umbilical hernia surgery last year. A few months ago swelling has appeared above navel. Doc said it was lack of muscle tone. Still concefned?
Need Hernia Check: It sounds like your doctor is describing diastasis rectii, a common condition where the normally-fused rectus ("6-pack") muscles separate; this may look like a hernia but is cosmetic only. Alternatively, you may have developed a recurrent hernia. I suggest you return to see your hernia surgeon or seek out a second opinion--this is easily resolved by a careful hernia exam. Good luck! ...Read more
Laparoscopic double inguinal hernia surgery 4 1/2 months ago still real sore right testicle. Recently start feel discomfort groin& pubic area can do?
Give it more time:
Sometimes the blood supply to the testicle is slightly compromised due to swelling, etc.
Good scrotal support, non steroidal medication is what is needed. And more time. ...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
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
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