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Inguinal hernia belts for men

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
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
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Ing. hernias common: Indirect inguinal hernia repair is one of most common operations for pediatric surgeons & due to non closure of slip of peritoneum attached to &am... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Use of mesh is standard in repair of inguinal hernias resulting in less operative time and faster recovery as well as much less recurrence of hernia. ... Read More
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 26 years experience
Generally pain is higher with a non-mesh repair because the tissue Has to be pulled together tighter, more tension. In addition, there is a higher ris... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
Yes. If the hernia does not bother you. also wear a good supportive underwear.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Long
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Hernia: Ask a surgeon, but i think a lifting belt is a bad idea. It will redirect and concentrate force on the areas not covered thereby putting more pressur... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Inguinal hernia repair should not affect the voiding (no anatomy relationship between the hernia and urinary system). However, if general anesthesia w... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
Urology 54 years experience
Recurred: It sounds like your hernia has recurred. It is best to have it repaired.The surgeon will likely use a mesh .Good luck.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
General Surgery 28 years experience
Groin hernia: You have an inguinal hernia when the content of your peritoneal cavity (fat, bowel, ovary, etc) pushes through the abdominal wall - specifically throu... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology 17 years experience
Yes. Get evaluated.: If the weakening of the abdominal wall allowing the hernia to bulge worsens, the hernia can get larger. The bulge is caused by small intestine that h... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Untreated: If you mean an untreated inguinal (groin) hernia. Complications of a hernia can be pain, hernia enlargement, low risks of bowel obstruction, hernia in... Read More
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