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can a hernia effect my scrotum sack

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
You’re right : This is an emergency. That’s probably an indirect inguinal hernia. He could be having his intestines trapped in the hernia sac. You need to take your ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Scrotal hernia risks: Unfortunately strangulation of a hernia can occur without warning so you still are at risk. If its bothering you or getting bigger - its time to ... Read More
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Dr. Wesley Marquart
18 years experience General Surgery
Varicocele: Most likely a varicocele, or a clump tortuous dilated spermatic veins that most commonly affects the left side. A relatively minor problem, but may ca ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Cherullo
24 years experience Urology
Varicocele?: Based on your description, this sounds like a varicocele, which is a benign condition with some health implications for fertility. You should establi ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
Surgical Repair: An inguinal hernia in a young person, especially when causing symptoms, needs to be repaired surgically: inguinal herniorrhaphy. The risks of any hern ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Low risk: There is probably more risk in not getting operated than in getting operated.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No: No it can not cause Malabsorption Syndrome
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Schneider
27 years experience General Surgery
Usual course: Your surgeon should have covered this in depth with you. If he or she did not, see someone who will. Pain (or discomfort as we doctors call it), swel ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Consider: Checking with your county hospital as you may qualify for indigent care. Remember the surgeons fee even if pro bono is only a very small part of the ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Incarcerated hernia: Hernia 3 years ago suggests repair was performed and that recurrence has developed. If no repair and hernia dormant then moving effort has caused th ... Read More
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Dr. Ruben Nazario
Specializes in Pediatrics
Maybe: A lump in your baby's scrotum could be related to a hernia, which is a piece of the intestine that finds it way to the scrotal sac. Or the swelling in ... Read More
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