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Shooting pain down top of thigh 8 weeks post inguinal hernia op.Dr thinks from scar tissue pressing on nerve.Will scar tissue on nerve go away on own?

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Dr. James Lin
Urology
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In brief: No, but evolve to...

Scar is forever and will not disappear completely, but evolve through its expected healing process, which is most noticeably over the first 6 months after surgery and maximize its maturation around 2 yrs.
How to handle such post-surgical pain? Time & patience are the best medicines. So, it is ok to just watch and see as long as slowly but surely getting better day by day. There is no magic around.

In brief: No, but evolve to...

Scar is forever and will not disappear completely, but evolve through its expected healing process, which is most noticeably over the first 6 months after surgery and maximize its maturation around 2 yrs.
How to handle such post-surgical pain? Time & patience are the best medicines. So, it is ok to just watch and see as long as slowly but surely getting better day by day. There is no magic around.
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