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 do you treat a hematoma after hernia surgery?
Following inguinal hernia repair, scrotal haematoma or wound haematoma are treated conservatively. In rare occasions, they may need wound exploration or surgical drainage. Our patient developed a huge penoscrotal haematoma that required surgical drainage of the wound followed by drain placement.
Can you get another hernia after mesh repair?
Research shows hernia recurrence is less likely when hernias are repaired with mesh, but it is possible for a hernia to return. A variety of hernia mesh complications, such as migration, adhesion, fistula and perforation, may lead to recurrence.
How long does it take for hernia mesh to set?
Recovery from hernia mesh surgery can take four to six weeks. Patients doing at-home care should follow hernia surgery recovery tips, including resting, allowing the area to heal and taking short walks.
Can you still have lump after hernia surgery?
A rare complication is accumulation of fluid collection in the dead space left after removing the hernia sack. Post-operatively it presents as a lump in the groin region sometimes accompanied with groin or testicle pain. This gives quite big concerns to the patient and surgeon.
Can you still feel a hernia after surgery?
Even this far into the healing process, you may have lingering sensations, including some tugging, pulling, burning, aches, swelling, heaviness, sharp pain now and then, and the occasional discomfort—this is normal for most postoperative hernia patients.