How do I know if my hernia repair failed?
What are the common signs of hernia mesh failure?1.1 Bulging.
Bulging in the area of the device is often a sign of the mesh dislodging or mesh migration, causing inflammation.
How long after hernia surgery can you lift heavy things?
Generally, you will be able to resume normal vigorous exercise and heavy lifting in 4 to 6 weeks.
Can you still feel a hernia after surgery?
After surgery to repair your hernia, you are likely to have pain for a few days. You may also feel like you have influenza (flu), and you may have a low fever and feel tired and sick to your stomach. This is common. You should feel better after a few days and will probably feel much better in 7 days.
Why is my stomach bigger after hernia surgery?
It is possible that the repair is still intact and bulging of the mesh causes swelling. Bulging can be the result of an insufficient surgical technique. The problem is more frequently seen after repair of large defects, especially when mesh are used to bridge the defects, and more frequent after laparoscopic repair,,.
Why is my stomach bloated after hernia surgery?
This is due to the gas that is put into your abdomen during the surgery- it will go away in 2-3 days. Apply heat to shoulder and back and take your pain medication as prescribed.
Is it normal to have a lump after hernia surgery?
Abdominal bloating is common. Bruising and funny colors are normal and will fade over the first week. It is common for swelling of genital areas and fluid accumulation in the groin after hernia surgery; sometimes this can feel firm like a lump.