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What is the best way to diagnose a problem with surgical

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what is the best way to diagnose a problem with surgical mesh
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: yes, they did a ct but did not show the mesh. no medications
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: i take no medications, multivitamin occasional ibuprofen
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: am having pain in the location where surgical mesh was placed for an inquinal hernia repair
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

I am sorry you are having pain in an area of prior surgery and surgical mesh.

you should see your surgeon who did the surgery and get an exam of the area

and get an MRI scan of the area to look for scar tissue and pinched nerves which can cause pain.

you may need a revision surgery to remove the mesh to help decrease the pain.