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Kidney transplant, hernia. Is this harmful?

hello my mother has had a kindey transplant for a couple years.. She told us that she has a hernia on it. we are very concerned, wondering is that harmful and what actions should be taken.
Asked On : Fri, 23 Mar 2012
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Thanks for the query.
From the description it looks like your mother has an abdominal wall hernia.
If there is no pain or abdominal discomfort then it is not a medical emergency.
She should see a surgeon who can examine her and opine if any treatment is needed.
Hope this helps.
Good luck
Answered: Sun, 18 Aug 2013
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