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Pain 5 Wks After Lapor. Bilateral Inguinal Hernia Repair

I have been following doctor's order to not lift heavy objects. I haven't. Even whil sitting for a long period, I feel pain, burning, and numbness (sometimes very intense). I don't have bulges, but the pain is as discomforting now as before the operation. I've read that it could be due to nerve entrapment. Also, even after I stand for a while, the pain is there, the numbness, and the burn. There are many times I feel a tingle all the way down into my toes.

Does anyone have an idea what this could be? Or has anyone else experienced these discomforts?
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replied November 9th, 2006
Pain After Hernia Repair
Hi,

i would like to tell you about this very informative website about hernia repairs Herniaonline.Com/techniques/index.html . At the bottom of this link, there is info. About pain after surgery and treatment options. The pain is caused by various reasons, one is:

post operative neuroma formation. The end of a cut nerve forms a painful nerve ending.
• nerve damage as a result pinching or crushing the nerve during surgery.
• nerve entrapment in scar tissue.


Best wishes to you,
oanh hill
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replied November 9th, 2006
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Welcome to ehealth. I am not a Dr. I do know that sometimes it does take time to get over surgeries but if you feel that you are getting worse then I would talk to your dr and if there is nothing more that he can do for you then suggest to him about possibly seeing a neurologist. Keep us posted.
Good luck!
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