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Double hernia inguinal with mesh, 13 months later still in pain.

Thirteen months after inguinal surgery with mesh I am still in moderate pain. The surgeon in two visits made no recommendations other than to operate again or for me to live with it. My primary recently referred me to a pain control specialist I have started steroid shots. Guess this will run the usual route of shots and then nerve separation as last resort. My surgeon had no comment on doing an exploratory laproscopy to check mesh (as another doctor suggested) apparently this surgeon is not comfortable with that procedure. I was informed that after three months further pain is mesh related. When either side of groin is stressed I can feel mesh across anchoring tissues pulling it is not pleasant. You definitely take real risks with getting this repair in the end you apparently live with it or have it done again.
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replied October 4th, 2013
This is an update after process of shots at pain doctor problem continued this doctor could do no more. At a second surgeon I got exploratory done some scar tissue removed and he did nerve coagulation. Pain/pulling continues he is doing more pain shots. I am not very optimistic my research suggests this is likely a mesh problem and only hope with risks that involves is more surgery. Feb is two full years after original repair life is painful wish I could do better believe me.
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