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WHAT TYPE OF DOCTOR DIAGNOSIS HERNIA

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Multiple types: There are a number of various types of hernias. Inguinal or groin hernias are fairly common in children and older adults. Femoral hernias are uncommo ... Read More

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: The occurrence of hernia here or there is common, but is usually suspected & verified by history and physical exam with inspection & skillful ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Surgeon: Typically a general surgeon does hernia repairs which include mesh repairs.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Generally: Your family doctor or a surgeon if you have one can make the diagnosis, however if you have one and it needs repair a good general surgeon can take ca ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Yes, it is possible: But sensory nerves in this area originate from higher levels, so it is not very likely.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Type of surgeon: A general surgeon.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Hernia symptoms: These are internal hernias and go through a peterson's space. They can include abdominal distention, pain or a lump in the abdomen from blockage, te ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Operative repair: See a general Surgeon for details
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Depends on what you are asking. Surgery for a newborn or child with a defect? Adult with hiatal hernia? Some can be performed laparoscopic as in adult ... Read More

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