Feeling burning sensation at right side of the operated area of double hernia. Advice ? - Online Doctor Chats
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I had double hernia on Nov 1st 2012
since last week or so, Im feeling burning sensation at right side of the operated area
not full area but jst at the tip of the surgery area
it feels like someone is pealing my skin
Do you have any pain or swelling in the area?
Is there any reddness?
it's not the pain it's the burning
the line is light red / pink
if im sleeping i dont even feel that i got operated
burning is only when I stand or walk
is it normal ?
Yes, it is normal.
Let me brief you.
The scar formation inside might take a bit of time. Say around 6-8 months.
Until then there can be a slight pulling or burning feeling.
If you feel that there is pain, swelling or reddness in the area, that shows an infection.
In that case you will need antibiotics.
reddness u mean on the line (or the scar) or any where else ?
Surrounding the scar area.
oh, then it is fine, surrounding is normal skin
For the present situation, you can take mild analgesics such as Brufen 400mg after food, twice daily.
and i dont have pain
for 2-3 days ?
2 days should be fine.
Brufen and iBrufen are same or diff ?
Both are same.
i ask coz i have iBrufen at home
That would be fine.
If the burning sensation does not go away within 2 days, you can have your family physician to have a look.
oh normal physician will do ?
i dont have to visit the surgeon by itself
Yes. Surgeon may not be required, if it is just this burning sensation.
I have another question:
I'm planning to travel this month end to Delhi, is that fine ?
for a week or so
You can travel. There is no problem with that.
But avoid carrying luggage more than 5 Kgs.
thanks a lot, that really helped, i mean mentally
Just make sure that you don't give any pressure onto your abdomen.
sitting for long time say (7-8) hrs is that fine ?
You have to move around atleast once in 1 hour.
okay, that make sense, I dont have to sleep, walking is fine right
Have you followed?
Is there anything else which I could help you on?
not for now, but that really helped a lot
Thanks for consulting me.
It was nice talking to you.
Let me know if you have any other health queries.
Have a nice weekend!
you too, bye
Bye for now.
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