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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
They do not work: Do not waste your money. Hernia belts do not prevent the hernia from getting worse or causing problems. See your surgeon.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Pain: Discomfort and bulge or swelling are the most common symptoms of a hernia hernias are most common in the groins in men & sometimes at the umbilical ar ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
May get incarcerated: If hernia is not repaired may get incarcerated , bigger the hernia higher the dances of bowel or omentum get stuck inside and cause complications.
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Dr. Steve Martinez
28 years experience Breast Surgery
Pain: There is always the risk that some of your intra-abdominal contents will become trapped in the hernia. If fat gets caught, this can cause pain. If int ... Read More
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Variable : Untreated, the hernia could get larger, or become incarcerated, which could lead to complications with repair, or require emergency care. While this c ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
29 years experience General Surgery
Hernia: Any type of straining can increase the symptoms from a preexisting hernia. This type of activity is unlikely to cause a hernia but may unmask a small ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Roth
Dr. J. Roth answered
28 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Hernia operations are usually successful. As with any operation, there is risk, but hernia operations are commonly performed with minimally invasive ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Umbilical hernias are seen in both
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
No: Neither inguinal hernias, or repair of inguinal hernia causes infertility in men.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
"Turn and Cough": Hernias are holes in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining of the abdominal cavity stretches out like a balloon to create a sac. A hernia ma ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Lifetime risk is 25%: Inguinal hernias are more common in men than women, due to the descent of the testicles from inside the abdomen to the scrotum. A bulge in the area o ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Variable: Most inguinal hernias in men will cause mild local aching pressure at times. If a hernia becomes large and incarcerated, this type of hernia can be ve ... Read More
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