How Long Does Pain After Hernia Surgery Last?

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Alternative Names

Femorocele; Enteromerocele; Crural hernia


Treatment

Hernias generally get larger with time, and they usually do not go away on their own. Surgery may be done to repair a femoral hernia.

Surgery will relieve discomfort. Also, if the hernia is not treated, there is a risk of tissue getting stuck or trapped in the weak area (called incarceration). This tissue may die off if it remains incarerated for too long.

Often, a piece of plastic mesh is surgically placed to repair the defect in...

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