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I had open inguinal hernia surgery on my left side without mesh four weeks ago.. I have been having burning & stabbing pain in groin with a dull ache ?

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In brief: Trajectory of pain?

If your pain is gradually getting better, I wouldn't worry about it yet.
It should continue to improve. If it is worsening, see your surgeon. If it is not changed compared to prior to your operation, it might be due to something else. Your surgeon can help direct you the right direction.

In brief: Trajectory of pain?

If your pain is gradually getting better, I wouldn't worry about it yet.
It should continue to improve. If it is worsening, see your surgeon. If it is not changed compared to prior to your operation, it might be due to something else. Your surgeon can help direct you the right direction.
Dr. Mark Dickson
Dr. Mark Dickson
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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Followup

Follow up with your surgeon for further care.
If you are still unwell you need to be reviewed. All the best.

In brief: Followup

Follow up with your surgeon for further care.
If you are still unwell you need to be reviewed. All the best.
Dr. Katharine Cox
Dr. Katharine Cox
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
Surgery - Trauma

In brief: Ileoinguinal Nerve

that has been entrapped.
See surgeon for nerve block for diagnosis

In brief: Ileoinguinal Nerve

that has been entrapped.
See surgeon for nerve block for diagnosis
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Dr. David Earle
Surgery

In brief: Probably normal

These types of "tension" repairs are often associated with pain for 4-6 weeks.
On rare occasions, chronic pain of varying levels can develop. If you think something is wrong, see your surgeon for a follow up exam. If you're not satisfied, consider a second opinion from a surgeon interested in hernia disease - you can find one on the Americas Hernia Society website. Hope this helps!

In brief: Probably normal

These types of "tension" repairs are often associated with pain for 4-6 weeks.
On rare occasions, chronic pain of varying levels can develop. If you think something is wrong, see your surgeon for a follow up exam. If you're not satisfied, consider a second opinion from a surgeon interested in hernia disease - you can find one on the Americas Hernia Society website. Hope this helps!
Dr. David Earle
Dr. David Earle
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