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I had 4 hernia surgeries bout 3 weeks ago. One incision is extremely red, painful, raised up, and pussy. Could somethin have torn open inside again?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Wound Infection

What you are describing are classic findings consistent with a superficial wound infection.
This requires follow-up with your surgeon for recommendations regarding local wound care. This may include antibiotics if the wound is associated with a hernia repair utilizing mesh.

In brief: Wound Infection

What you are describing are classic findings consistent with a superficial wound infection.
This requires follow-up with your surgeon for recommendations regarding local wound care. This may include antibiotics if the wound is associated with a hernia repair utilizing mesh.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Infection

Pain, redness and pus to a recent hernia repair site sounds like an infection.
Call your surgeon immediately as this absolutely needs to be treated.

In brief: Infection

Pain, redness and pus to a recent hernia repair site sounds like an infection.
Call your surgeon immediately as this absolutely needs to be treated.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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