in children usually doesn't recur as the canal which is patent is ligated/closed during surgery. This canal can be patent on either side, resulting in bilateral hernia. If there is swelling, it needs surgery. Please consult a Pediatric Surgeon for the same.
So, in short following surgery in children- it doesn't recur. There could be a hernia in old age and is related to weak muscles and that can recur even after surgery.
- Have you tried any laxatives like Paraffin? It is advisable to get checked over for causes of constipation like dietary habits/thyroid
problems or bowel motility problems.
Dr Tejas Shah