I think I tore my hernia mesh. I had open mesh inguinal hernia surgery on my left side 18 days ago. My friend threw me my keys and I extended my right arm quickly over my head to catch them. I felt a pull , but it was not followed my pain. I do not have any burning but I do feel a dull ache that was not there before. Could I have torn the mesh that easily?
I had three repairs at once, 5.5 weeks ago: L/R Inguinal and umbilical...Yesterday, my motorcycle fell over and started spilling gas, I lifted it up and a day later I am having some localized pain in my umbilical, dang.
Wondering (and remorseful), will the mesh reseat itself if it gets a little loose (just under skin @ belly button)...it feels a little loose and can 'hear' and feel it move slightly, the pain not disabling but very annoying and I am worried about leaving town for a few days (sheduled). I feel pretty stupid, but there was gasoline dumping out and I panicked.
WIll the mesh heal over again?
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