Mesh Hernia repair failure or not?
I wrote about 2 months ago about undetermined pelvic pain and have a followup question.
I had an open mesh repair done for my inguinal hernia about 2 months ago. I followed post op procedure with mild walking starting about 2 weeks after surgery. These were on flat ground and never more than about 20 minutes. During one walk I turned to the right and felt a ripping sound and thought I had ripped the sutures out. There was some minor pain but no swelling. Then about 6 weeks after surgery I was doing a mild massage closer to the abdomen and felt another ripping sound. This has got me worried especially because my recovery doesn’t seem to be progressing. I can walk now about 15 minutes before a stiffening starts to occur. It’s not a sharp pain but I feel I could get to that point if I walked long enough. The flesh after a 20 walk feels hard as opposed to soft at the start. I also have problems with upright sitting. That too leads to similar conditions. Walking after a prolonged sit is often stiff and noticeable.
I guess I have 2 questions.
1. Did I undo the mesh repair those 2 times.
2. Is me recovery proceeding normally based upon what I have described.
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