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Can an inguinal hernia cause back pain

A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel See
Dr. Joel Seeanswered
20 years experience
Hard to connect : Psoas and piriformis are quite far away from the inguinal hernia repair. More likely to be separate pathology. Need more investigation into back.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joey Bluhm
Surgery 18 years experience
Unusual: I haven't had many patients complain of back pain after inguinal hernia surgery. It may have been due to the positioning during surgery. Some clinic... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michal Tracz
Nephrology and Dialysis 20 years experience
Hernia: Anytime hernia get repaired, there is some weakening of the canal and so your old repair may be letting a new hernia through. Be careful with lifting... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 23 years experience
Hernia: It may or may not be related to your hernia repair. Pain in your perineum during ejaculation may be a prostate issue. I would recommend seeing a urolo... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
General Surgery 18 years experience
Hernia Pain: Sometimes hernias can come back. It's possible that you may have a recurrence of your hernia. It can also be other things, but the best thing to do wo... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Hydrate/stool soften: Make sure you stay well hydrated by drinking plenty of fluid - about 2L per day, especially while recovering from surgery. If you are taking narcotic ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Yes, especially: If part of the bladder is incarcerated in the hernia sac. More commonly, prostate hyperplasia can cause you to strain at urination, worsening the her... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Yes by complications: Inguinal hernia by itself will not, but a huge untreated incarcerated inguino- scrotal hernia may cause entrapment, also as a rare post operative co... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urgent Care 20 years experience
Inguinal hernia: Absolutely. If an inguinal hernia is incarcerated it can cause a lot of pain. If you are experiencing a lot of pain and you feel a lump please see a p... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 23 years experience
Hernia: Generally speaking, no. The usual predisposing factors for epididymitis are frequent urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted diseases, urinary ... Read More
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