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Dr. Johnny Serrano

General Surgery
AZ
27 years experience

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General Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

14 Answers
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
27 years experience
See doc: A doctor may be able to diagnose, and if not will refer to surgeon who can diagnose and also treat and fix.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
27 years experience
Lap and open: Laparoscopic has three small incisions and uses mesh. Hernia is reduced and patch is put in front of it, in pre-peritoneal space..Make sure the proce... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
27 years experience
Lymph nodes: During a radial mastectomy, lymph node dissection is excessive and nodes work to drain the arm of lymph fluid. The less nodes you have more chance of... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
27 years experience
Type of groin hernia: A hernia located medial to the femoral vessels, protruding through the femoral canal. More common in females, more chances for incarceration than oth... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
27 years experience
Estrogen replacement: Could be do to lack of estrogen, may need a gel.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
27 years experience
Can stangulate: Femoral hernias have more tendency to strangulate, which means kill anything that me be stuck in the hernia such as intestine. If this happens it bec... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
27 years experience
Is possible: Most likely you are feeling the normal inflammatory response the body naturally goes through. The mesh needs to settle in..Approx 2-3 months and then... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
27 years experience
No reason: Lipomas will form with no good reason, on any place on the body and to anyone. Simply fat cells forming a more organized shape. Can get them liposuc... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
27 years experience
Surgery: Nitro has about 70% success , but to excise that annoying tissue and reach almost 100% success rate do a lateral sphincterotomy with pile excision.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
27 years experience
What??: What paralysis are you speaking of? Inguinal hernia is the most common surgery done today in the us. I have never in 20yrs of practice heard of anyo... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
27 years experience
Exertional force.: I some particular sports you tend to over exert yourself with force. I done too hard your hernia can become incarcerated suddenly, leading to possibl... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
27 years experience
See doc: Doctor to diagnose, then they will refer to a surgeon they trust.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
27 years experience
No alternative: Surgery is your only answer..Sorry. It is a hole, can stay the same size or get bigger, will never disappear without surgery.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
27 years experience
No alternative: Surgery is the only way. Early is best b/c then can be done laparoscopic, if you wait too long, you may no longer be a candidate.
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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Serrano is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Serrano is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Dr thinks it maybe IBS! I'm sure it's not as not related to food
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks doc. Am greatful for the answer. God bless you.
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So I continue nitro to see if it goes away?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Graduated 1995MD
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