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Had surgery for a right inguinal hernia. Had an open repair with mesh. 3 months out and have been having infrequent pain as well as small swelling. ?

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Dr. Stephen Ram
General Practice
3 doctors agree

In brief: Nerve pain??

Will need to see a surgeon or doctor licensed in your area for examination here and specific diagnosis and advice.
Here is some general information re post hernia repair pain and causes and treatments to discuss: https://www.verywell.com/chronic-post-hernia-repair-pain-2564628

In brief: Nerve pain??

Will need to see a surgeon or doctor licensed in your area for examination here and specific diagnosis and advice.
Here is some general information re post hernia repair pain and causes and treatments to discuss: https://www.verywell.com/chronic-post-hernia-repair-pain-2564628
Dr. Stephen Ram
Dr. Stephen Ram
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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Consultation

with your surgeon.
This may be a surgical problem or a healing issue. You must be rechecked.

In brief: Consultation

with your surgeon.
This may be a surgical problem or a healing issue. You must be rechecked.
Dr. Philip Miller
Dr. Philip Miller
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine

In brief: S/p hernia repair

Occ pa n post hernia is not uncommon .
There is whole syndrome called post herniorraphy syndrome https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post_herniorraphy_pain_syndromer Mild swelling post op may persist due to disruption of lymph system . if fever redness pus that is concern. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/open-inguinal-hernia-repair-herniorrhaphy-hernioplasty f/u w/ doc

In brief: S/p hernia repair

Occ pa n post hernia is not uncommon .
There is whole syndrome called post herniorraphy syndrome https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post_herniorraphy_pain_syndromer Mild swelling post op may persist due to disruption of lymph system . if fever redness pus that is concern. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/open-inguinal-hernia-repair-herniorrhaphy-hernioplasty f/u w/ doc
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
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