I had emergency umbilical hernia repair 6 months ago. Belly button still painful 6 months later - is that normal?

While I am thankful it was repaired, I am not happy with the look (had an innie - now have an outie - very ugly). But of more concern is that it is still super sensitive and actually painful most of the time (to the point where it will wake me up in the middle of the night). Is that normal? The surgeon did not use mesh. My insurance only covers partial f/u so I am reluctant to go back to the surgeon. thank you

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