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 »

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

The risks to a male who has hernia surgery include damage to organs and blood vessels, damage to the testicles, long-term pain and the return on the hernia, according to MedlinePlus. There are also general surgery risks,... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Over 30 percent of patients experience chronic pain after mesh is used to repair hernias, states The Wall Street Journal. For some patients, the pain is severe and limits activities. In fact, the most common side effects... More »

A person who has a hernia mesh that was recalled may experience symptoms such as infection and pain, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Recalled mesh is also the main cause of obstruction complications a... More »

The most common symptoms associated with hernia mesh complications are pain, infection, the recurrence of the hernia, adhesion and bowel obstruction, according to the Food and Drug Administration. It is also possible for... More »