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I had umbilical hernia surgery 6 months ago. Does the mesh ever dissolve away?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

It depends what kind of mesh was used; talk with your surgeon to find out and how long it will take to be reabsorbed by your body.

In brief: Depends

It depends what kind of mesh was used; talk with your surgeon to find out and how long it will take to be reabsorbed by your body.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. Wesley Marquart
Most mesh materials are permanent
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not usually

Most mesh used to pair a hernia is intended to stay permanently.
Ask your doctor what kind of mesh he used.

In brief: Not usually

Most mesh used to pair a hernia is intended to stay permanently.
Ask your doctor what kind of mesh he used.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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