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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Surgeon's best : The best option for repair is the one the surgeon has the most experience and expertise with, and does the best. Not too many options available for pe ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience in 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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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronen Elefant
12 years experience in 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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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience in General Surgery
Bulge, pain: If you have a bulge in the groin that goes away when you lie down, that's almost certainly a hernia. They can be more subtle, though, and cause mainl ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Many surgical reports for many years have documented hernia mesh safety & several reports indicate better long term hernia repair results with the use ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Generally no: Rarely an inguinal hernia can become trapped or incarcerated, resulting in severe pain. The trapped hernia can contain intestine that can result in in ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Probably not: Hematospermia is likely a problem that is best evaluated by a urologist.
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A 42-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 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Not necessarily: Some people choose to live with an inguinal hernia if it is not causing them too much discomfort. What you need to know is that if the hernia becomes ... Read More
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