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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
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
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Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Hole: Inguinal hernia is a hole in abdominal wall where intestines can sneak through. Normally the spermatic cord and blood supply to the testicles comes th ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
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
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Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes: It is quite common for inguinal hernias to enlarge in time. Aggravating factors include excessive lifting/straining &obesity. While not all hernias r ... Read More
Dr. Ivan Colon
26 years experience Urology
YES: A hernia is an organ (usually bowel) that is not on its usual anatomical location. The majority of the time, this is from a weakness in muscles that ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
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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Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
19 years experience Bariatrics
Pain, obstruction: it can cause pain, swelling, bulge in the area, if bowel are entrapped in it, it can cause bowel blockage or even rupture of bowels in some cases. If ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Increased Pressure: In belly. Holding your breath and lifting something heavy, increasing the pressure in your abdomen. Or a chronic cough.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Surgical repair: Is definitive cure. Other modalities, such as truss or supporters, are temporizing fixes at best.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Not directly: Hernias do not have a direct affect on erectile function. Indirectly, the pressure or discomfort or swelling of a hernia could have secondary side eff ... Read More
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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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Kim
42 years experience General Surgery
Straining : Raising the pressure in the abdomen with any activity (valsalva) can exert outward force on the hernia. This will increase protrusion and over time ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronen Elefant
12 years experience Critical Care
Abnormal protrusion: A hernia (anywhere) is a protrusion, or something sticking out where it's not supposed to. An inguinal hernia refers to contents from within the abdom ... Read More
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Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
INCARCERATED hernia: Any hernia may incarcerate and cause bowel obstruction. Incarceration is when the contents of a hernia 'gets stuck' and the blood flow to the area cea ... Read More
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