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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
28 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
28 years experience
See doc: Doctor to diagnose, then they will refer to a surgeon they trust.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
28 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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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
28 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
28 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
28 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
28 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
28 years experience
Estrogen replacement: Could be do to lack of estrogen, may need a gel.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Serrano
28 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
28 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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