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If I had a hernia removed when I was little can it reappear in the same spot?

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Dr. Janet Meller
Surgery - Pediatric
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Hernias can recur but it is uncommon.

In brief: Yes

Hernias can recur but it is uncommon.
Dr. Janet Meller
Dr. Janet Meller
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Dr. Janet Meller
Surgery - Pediatric
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Hernias can recur but it is uncommon.

In brief: Yes

Hernias can recur but it is uncommon.
Dr. Janet Meller
Dr. Janet Meller
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes.

Recurrent hernias are not uncommon.
Recurrence rates vary depending on the type of hernia, it's original size, method of original repair, age and health of the patient, etc.

In brief: Yes.

Recurrent hernias are not uncommon.
Recurrence rates vary depending on the type of hernia, it's original size, method of original repair, age and health of the patient, etc.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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