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Old 11-07-2006, 10:55 AM   #1
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Hernia Surgery Results Question

My husband had surgery to fix a sublingual hernia (groin hernia) 3 weeks ago. He is left which a large buldge in the area of the fixed hernia. It still looks like he has the hernia. The doctor said that this was normal because a mesh was put in and it will take several months for the large buldge to go away. Does this sound normal? The buldge is hard unlike the hernia. Please advise. Thank you!

 
Old 10-30-2007, 07:20 PM   #2
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Re: Hernia Surgery Results Question

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My husband had surgery to fix a sublingual hernia (groin hernia) 3 weeks ago. He is left which a large buldge in the area of the fixed hernia. It still looks like he has the hernia. The doctor said that this was normal because a mesh was put in and it will take several months for the large buldge to go away. Does this sound normal? The buldge is hard unlike the hernia. Please advise. Thank you!

i reciently had hernia surgery (groin ) like your husbands. right after the surgery the hernia bulge was gone. and hasn't been back since. i think he should talk to another doctor

 
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