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Itchy at the navel, diabetic, high BP patient, due to keyhole hernia operation ?

hi doctor, this query is about my keyhole hernia operation which i underwent a month back. though am healing , still i get itching sometimes at the naval. can you please advise me what it may be about. i am also a diabetic patient and also having BP for which I am taking medicine and having it under control. awaiting your reply. many thanks.
Asked On : Sun, 19 Feb 2012
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Assuming you underwent key hole surgery for a paraumbilical hernia then there are many possibilities.
1. The process of fibrosis which causes irritation in that region.
2. Infection in view of diabetic state.
3.If you happen to be obese then the chance of the mesh fixators getting loose causing dislodgement of the mesh and recurrence.
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