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can a hernia cause edema in legs

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joey Bluhm
17 years experience General Surgery
Possibly: A femoral hernia could compress on the femoral vein and cause some swelling of the same leg.
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: A very large ventral hernia (one that hangs down over the thighs), could contribute to leg edema, but associated factors related to obesity and venous ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Uncertain: Hernias occur in the groin area, not the legs. He should see a general surgeon for hernia repair, if that is what he has. Alternatively, lumps on the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not usually: But this is common with "sciatica" or nerve root irritation in your low back. The common complaints of nerve compression syndromes in your low back a ... Read More
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely : There are types of hernias that can cause buttock pain, such as a rare obturator hernia. It's more likely due to a primary musculoskeletal problem wit ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Actually you are describing a typical hernia pain . So yes it can be . See a doctor for a proper evaluation and treatment
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Lum
Dr. Craig Lum answered
25 years experience General Surgery
Chronic bk/leg pain: You're pretty young to have these. What is your level of activity? Very high or very low. What is your weight? If too high, your weight can be the ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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No: The nerves that would need to be impinged exit the spine and traverse the rear of the pelvis , direct and indirect inguinal hernias are anterior to th ... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
No, not common: You should consult with your surgeon. You might have developed deep venous thrombophlebitis. It could be a serious condition.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
27 years experience Family Medicine
No, it's not: Surgery is an option, but it is almost never the first option. Almost all physician would recommend conservative treatment, such as physical therapy ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Hernia: Have you been diagnosed with a hernia? Is it a groin (inguinal) hernia? Groin hernias can cause nerve burning sensory discomfort in the groin or testi ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Greene
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Not likely : Unless that miss step caused a tibial fracture, it would be very unlikely. Compartment syndrome is usually associated with major trauma
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