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A 22-year-old female asked:

Inguinal ovary hernia surgery? had it as an infant, can i get pregnant? did it damage anything?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Inguinal ovary: If you have regular menstrual cycles, I would not worry at this point. Once you are trying to get pregnant, after trying for about 1 year without achieving pregnancy, you may want to revisit this question again.
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 years experience
Yes you can get preg: yes you can get pregnant the surgery you had when you were infant will not interfere with your ability to have children good luck
Dr. Maria Dumalaog
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Review records: Its hard to answer that question without reviewing records. Most hernia repair are done without complications. The ovary is push back into position and the hernia is repaired. In some cases if there were any complications, i.e. surgeon was unable to reduce a strangulated ovary, it would need to be removed. But we only need one functioning ovary to get pregnant

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