My dad has an encapsulated abdominal hernia, is dangerous this condition? he take aspirin every day for coagulated problem
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General Surgery 56 years experience
Yes some risk: There is always a danger getting incarceration , possible strangulation of gut. Speak to your doctor if it is ' encapsulated ' it may not be hernia lipoma etc , if it is if yu are medically clear get it fixed .
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Vague question: Does this carry a high Mortality rate...NO. Nevertheless, for comfort sake it should be repaired.
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Last updated May 16, 2017
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