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Can an inguinal hernia cause Meralgia paresthetica

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
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 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
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: There should be no anatomical way that the hernia could cause bloody semen, although anything is possible. Bloody semen should be worked up by a urolo ... Read More
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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Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: If the hernia becomes incarcerate the loop of bowel is trapped in the hernia and may be twisted as is its blood supply. This usually requires emergent ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience General Surgery
Lymph node: It could be a lymph node or a chronically incarcerated ( stuck for a long time ) hernia. Should have someone look at it.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Its possible: The node may not be a node, it may be a mass. The mass could be incarcerated contents associated with your hernia. Regardless, you need a surgery cons ... Read More
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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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
NO: No it will not and unrelated if present.
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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