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A 44-year-old member asked:

Inguinal hernia mesh is it safe?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: Many surgical reports for many years have documented hernia mesh safety & several reports indicate better long term hernia repair results with the use of mesh.
Dr. Joseph Sucher
Trauma Surgery 27 years experience
Yes: Fixing inguinal hernias with mesh has become the standard of care. It reduces the risk of hernia repair failure significantly and reduces the post operative pain as compared to traditional tissue only repairs.

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I have a direct inguinal hernia in my groin is it safe to have intercoarse ?

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Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Vascular Surgery 20 years experience
Yes: There is no contraindication to sexual activity if you have a hernia.
Last updated Jan 7, 2019

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