Bowel cancer treatment and side effects

jane brown

After the op .. pains and incisional hernia

My husband.. 5 weeks down the line has started getting strong pains near his scar and 4 inches below his hernia. He rang the hospital who said it is just part of the normal healing process. Has anyone else experienced this. The pain has only just come on and he is worried and distressed.
I would add that whilst there is no evidence of infection his gap has put him on antibiotics and the hospital basically said just keep taking the tablets and wait. He is upset as he doesn’t know what is going on inside.
Any one with advice or hahad similar experiences?