The Wall Street Journal reports one type of chronic pain suffered after hernia surgery is a sharp, stabbing pain as a result of nerves getting caught in the mesh used to repair the herniated organs. WebMD states most her... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Ice packs, prescription pain relievers and over-the-counter medications help to minimize pain after hernia surgery, states Beverly Hills Hernia Center. Most patients experience moderate to severe pain during the first th... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Abdominal hernia repairs often cause patients more pain than expected, according to WebMD. Research shows that symptoms of pain and fatigue last up to seven days for most individuals. Thirty percent of the patients who u... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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