The statement on the UK site is false! While surgeon technique and skill definitely contribute to success it certainly isn’t the only factor when mesh causes problems or fails. I know Dr. Towfigh has said the percentage is small, but some people react to the mesh itself. You can have an allergic reaction or foreign body response (which m…[Read more]
Since you are only three months out, hopefully this pain will resolve. I don’t think any long term pain from hernia repairs should be part of the deal or the new normal. Keep seeking advice and help. I’m hopeful there is a cure! Best wishes
I have had several occult and small hernias that have caused severe pain. I believe Dr. Towfigh has suggested that sometimes the smaller ones are the most painful, especially in women.
I have experience with several different types of nerve treatment. I’ve had a laparoscopic triple neurectomy which I don’t recommend. It has caused bulging in my lower abdomen. I originally inderatood the nerves to be purely sensory and they aren’t. Most any pain management physician can perform diagnostic nerve blocks in office with…[Read more]