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can an inguinal hernia cause back pain

A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel See
Dr. Joel See answered
18 years experience Pain Management
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
16 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michal Tracz
18 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
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
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
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. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes.: A hernia is said to be incarcerated when a structure within the abdominal cavity gets "stuck" within the hernia. If this happens to be a loop of inte ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
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 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joey Bluhm
16 years experience General Surgery
Not that I know of: I have never heard of a inguinal hernia causing such a symptom. An inguinal hernia is in close proximity to the vas deferens, which is the tube that ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
NO: No it will not and unrelated if present.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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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
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