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Umbilical Hernia Mesh Repair
Was recovering very well from umbilical hernia mesh repair 4 weeks ago, masterbated the other day now site very painful when stretching, bending ??? could that have done damage
Umbilical hernia is also known as Herniated belly button. This is a hole in the abdominal wall at the belly button, the location of the umbilical cord during fetal development. It usually closes by itself as it fills with scar tissue. Infants with a hernia here usually resolve by age 4-5. Adults may develop a hole here for unknown reasons, and will see a lump under the skin ("outie") where intra-abdominal contents have ...Read more
58 year-old man had an umbilical hernia mesh repair 14 years ago, removed 6 years ago due to infection, and was repaired with a flap, but is now.....?
I am having umbilical hernia repair mesh this monday. plan to have baby after waiting six months. can mesh cause problem for the baby..
Should be fine: It will almost certainly be fine. I have seen women get pregnant after mesh ventral and umbilical hernia repair with a couple different techniques and mesh and they were fine. Both mother and baby. You will want to get the operative report and discuss with your OB however in the event you need a c-section. A smaller mesh done with the open technique may be bwtter for this . Hope this helps! ...Read more
Yes, mild pain: It is normal to have mild pain, especially with strenuous activity, at the site of an umbilical hernia repair for a few weeks after surgery. Severe pain, or pain lasting longer, is unusual. If the pain is severe, and especially if there is a bulge in that area, you should see the surgeon promptly to make sure that the hernia has not recurred. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Strong Pulling sensation one week after tension free mesh umbilical hernia repair? Is this normal?
Why is some points have some pain in. My para umbilical hernia surgery repaired by mesh. This is eighth day. When will the pain go away. ?
More time needed: It can take 4-6 weeks to feel normal, and even then it can still be noticeable with certain movements. ...Read more
I had open umbilical hernia repair without mesh done 24 days ago. I have little pain but feel ill, headaches, fainty. This is mostly at night.
Umbilical hernia: Does the site hurt , is it s red ,swollen, tender,discharge ? if yes call the doctor immediately in the AM. if not would still seek medical attention over next 24-48 hours, may be subclinical infection,or reflux, h pylori, as these entities would explain the headache (from reflux to the sinuses and malaise. faintness. . ...Read more
Im 3 months post an umbilical hernia repair with mesh.I've had a small seroma and discharge for over a month.He has cauterized it &discharge is brown?
Old blood: It is very common to have some bleeding under the skin after an operation. That can collect there and is called a hematoma. Old blood turns a brownish color as it resolves. If it smells foul, there could be an infection. It should be healed by now, bit sometimes tales a little longer. Stick with you're surgeon for regular visits until healed, or inquire about another opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair with mesh 2 months ago & there's a lump that disappears when I lay down like before. Should I be worried?
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
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