A hernia occurs when an organ bulges out from the weak portion of the surrounding tissue. It causes pain and discomfort, and it is corrected surgically. It is done by open surgery or laparoscopic surgery. In open surgery, a small incision is made, and the weak portion of the organ is pushed back and closed by using stitches. In laparoscopic surgery, the surgeon uses a laparoscope to repair the hernia with mesh.
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Query: Hi doctor, My sister underwent hernia surgery in her right lower abdomen four months back. As she was having slight pain and fever at that time, the doctor suspected some infection there. When the surgery was done, her infection was mild but they did not place a mesh there. Her surgery went fine.... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your sister needs a personal examination. Generally, it should be healed by now. But sometimes it takes some time. Please mention the amount of fluid leaked out. If it is a small amount, then I suggest you wait for a month. If it does not heal, then do a CT (compute... Read Full »