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hernia mesh patch problems
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Rowan2123 posted:
i had surgey for suspeced hernia repair and had a nerve cutting in july of 2007, they did not find a hernia but they put in a hernia mesh patch
just to be on the safe side. ever cents then i have had infections several times, and have had saever pain that will double me over in when it hits. i had an appointment to see the surgen but they told me that there was nothing that they could do, my primary doctor thinks that it would be a good idea to have it removered. is it possible that my body rejecting the hernia mesh patch?
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Annie_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi Rowan2123,

I'm sorry you are ill. I would suggest that you get copies of all of your reports relating to your hernia diagnosis and treatment including the surgery and infections so you can seek a second opinion. Read more about second opinions by using the WebMD search engine to read an archived blog entry from Dr Bill Lloyd about when to seek a second opinion, I think you will find it helpful.

- Annie


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