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How can rectal bleeding and abdominal pain be treated after a hernia surgery?

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Dr. Manjunath Metri

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Posted on Sat, 2 Jun 2018 in Lump
Question: Had ventral hernia's surgery with 7"x9" mesh to repair 5 hernia's in Oct. 3. 2016 , an then formed a large seroma on left side did open debridement with wound vac. Ever since I have had server pain in abdomin , headaches, nauseated, lymph nodes in neck sore, hip an back pain an abdominal itching , an rectal bleeding every 6 weeks bleeding for 3 days an then stop , any suggestions
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Answered by Dr. Manjunath Metri 26 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Explained in detail..

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome to HealthcareMagic...
I thank you for posting your query here and I am definitely going to help you out..

I read your question completely and have understood it well enough..

Please note..

1. You are having multiple issues.. And I am sure, few are not related to the previous surgery.
I will take up the issues one by one and discuss.

2. Severe Abdominal pain.
This needs evaluation, whether this is the complication of the previous surgery or the fresh one.
Hence, basic an Abdominal Scan USG will help.

3. Headache may be due to the stress..

4. Nausea again is a symptom of GI upset..

5. Lymph nodes in neck are not specific. If you feel significant, get an FNAC of those nodes.

6. Rectal bleeding due to Hemorrhoids or Fissure..
Needs surgical opinion.

Hope this helps you..
In case you need further assistance, please contact me directly.
Or, you can close the question and rate.
Take care..
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Manjunath Metri 27 minutes later
I had a colonoscopy no issues there, all the pain is where hernia's we're , an where the mesh is ,
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Answered by Dr. Manjunath Metri 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Colonoscopy wont cause any problems..

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome back..
Thank you for getting back..

Please note..

1. Colonoscopy is fine. Not to worry about this..

2. Hernia site pain is seen if few nerves are entrapped.

3. But, it's very uncommon in ventral hernia repair.
Usually it's seen in inguinal hernia.

Hope this helps you..
Take care..
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