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Thanks for your question.
There is a possibility of the infection from the mesh if it was contaminated during surgery.
However, your symptoms started 3 months later raising the possibility of unrelated bacterial infection.
There is another possibility of intestinal ischemia or reduced blood circulation to the intestine.
This can predispose you to the bacterial infection.
This is possible if there was partial bowel obstruction from the umbilical hernia ( if strangulated).
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