In July 2019, I had a bilateral inguinal TAPP repair with DaVinci assist. Indirect on the right, Direct on the left. In September, while exercising more than usual to lose weight for a new job, I was riding my bike and began to feel a pulling/tugging sensation in my abdomen outside the area of repair. It felt like it was 1-2 inches…[Read more]
Update: pleasantly surprised. They found slight protrusion at the inguinal ring, but not enough to warrant immediate imaging. For now being chalked up to athletic pubalgia given my symptom progression and backstory.
I posted in here last year regarding post-op pain, and unfortunately, I’m back.
On 7/16/19 I had a bilateral inguinal hernia repair with mesh, robotic-assist. The left side was a 2×3 cm direct hernia. Surgery notes indicate that a 12×15 cm mesh was used with 2 cm of overlap.
Anyway, I had a fair bit of pain in my left-side repair,…[Read more]