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Abdominal pain at waist lind after open inguinal hernia surgery on left.

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Dr. David Earle
Surgery

In brief: Sounds normal

It is very common to have a variety of minor aches and pains that come and go after any operation, including open inguinal hernia repair.
Usually however, patients can tell that "something is wrong" even though it may be difficult for then to define. Trust your instinct, and see your surgeon if you think something is "wrong".

In brief: Sounds normal

It is very common to have a variety of minor aches and pains that come and go after any operation, including open inguinal hernia repair.
Usually however, patients can tell that "something is wrong" even though it may be difficult for then to define. Trust your instinct, and see your surgeon if you think something is "wrong".
Dr. David Earle
Dr. David Earle
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Dr. James Lin
Urology

In brief: Surgery-related?

Surgery-related pain is expected, worst in first 1-3 days; afterwards it will slowly ease and improve over time.
It's okay despite pain lingering as long as slowly and surely getting better day by day without undue swelling with redness in the incision. So, keep the record of the feature, degree, and progress of the symptoms with their detailed sequence of events for doctor's review and analysis..

In brief: Surgery-related?

Surgery-related pain is expected, worst in first 1-3 days; afterwards it will slowly ease and improve over time.
It's okay despite pain lingering as long as slowly and surely getting better day by day without undue swelling with redness in the incision. So, keep the record of the feature, degree, and progress of the symptoms with their detailed sequence of events for doctor's review and analysis..
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine

In brief: Call surgeon

And tell them about the pain.

In brief: Call surgeon

And tell them about the pain.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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