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pregnancy after ventral hernia repair

I had ventral hernia repair three years ago with mesh.Now after three years me and my husband are willing to have another child but I am afraid to get pregnant tho I want the child too.
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replied January 9th, 2010
You may or may not develop a recurrence of your hernia if you get pregnant, but you may also develop a recurrence even if you don't get pregnant. If your OB doctor and your surgeon see no contraindications to your becoming pregnant, then the choice is yours.

Sincerely/ Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS

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