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treatments to aid reduction of pain?

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I went through inguinal bi lateral hernia surgery last year in April. I was told I could resume normal activities. However I have been in pain on the left side only. Some days are a lot worse than others.
I recently started crossfit and I live it. Though my pain has increased since I started.
My doctor has told me the pain is normal an will subside it time. I have read many reports of several cases a lot like mine, the end of the tunnel may be further away than previously anticipated.
I was hoping to learn of any treatments or supplements that would aid in the reduction of pain Ina a less timely manner.
Thank you

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replied April 18th, 2014
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Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out.

This may be due to post herniorrhaphy pain syndrome which is pain or discomfort lasting greater than 3 months after surgery of inguinal hernia. It is important to rule out any neuropathic pain causing these symptoms and then use of antiinflammatories, nerve blocks, neuromodulators, and pain clinic referrals should be considered.

You need to get this possibility ruled out from your operating surgeon and get these medicines prescribed.

I must admit it is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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