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Can an inguinal hernia cause Meralgia paresthetica

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Yes: I would first make an appt to see your surgeon. If they won't see you (unlikely), then look for a second opinion. You can find surgeons interested in ... Read More

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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
Dr. Rafael Lugo
General Surgery 29 years experience
Sometimes: An inguinal hernia can be large and extend into the scrotum impinging on the testicle. On occasions it can also draw the testicle into the inguinal c... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
General Surgery 25 years experience
Lymph node: It could be a lymph node or a chronically incarcerated ( stuck for a long time ) hernia. Should have someone look at it.
Dr. Allen Kamrava
Colon and Rectal Surgery 16 years experience
It Should not: See a doctor. Groin hernias should not cause lymph node enlarement, generally speaking.
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 37 years experience
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" th... 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 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
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Yes If it gets: incarcerated ( get stuck and unable to push back in ) if you have one see your doctor and get it repaired .
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Essentially no: Most inguinal hernias at your age ; younger are indirect henias, are congental ; thus have been present since birth only have remained closed until ab... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Nonspecific : While there are no specific activities that cause a hernia, coughing seems to be more common than others. Most hernia patients do not note any causati... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urgent Care 20 years experience
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
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