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What is the lump in my groin area after hernia surgery?

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In brief: Probably

Healing ridge, but check with your surgeon just to make sure that it is not hematoma or deep infection.

In brief: Probably

Healing ridge, but check with your surgeon just to make sure that it is not hematoma or deep infection.
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Dr. Peter Lydon
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In brief: Seroma

It is likely a fluid collection in the space the hernia once occupied.
It will resolve over 4 to 6 weeks.

In brief: Seroma

It is likely a fluid collection in the space the hernia once occupied.
It will resolve over 4 to 6 weeks.
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In brief: Proud ridge

Shortly after surgery, scar tissue forms wherever a dissection occurred.
In the early stages, the collagen laid down is unorganized and contains fluid. This leads to a firm narrow mass under the incision and down the inguinal canal. As the scar matures, the ridge flattens out. This takes about four months.

In brief: Proud ridge

Shortly after surgery, scar tissue forms wherever a dissection occurred.
In the early stages, the collagen laid down is unorganized and contains fluid. This leads to a firm narrow mass under the incision and down the inguinal canal. As the scar matures, the ridge flattens out. This takes about four months.
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