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When checkin my testicle my dr notice a weak inguinal canal &prone to hernia. would truss belt doing while weightlifting? consulting surgeon tues.

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Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Certain : Exercises in the gym you will have to proceed with caution. May need to lessen the weight and go for reps if the area is truly at a higher risk of hernia. Talk to the surgeon. But be cautious at the gym.
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
A Verified Doctoranswered
Trauma Surgery 50 years experience
Waste of money: Trusses are shown to not work. Consult Gen Surgeon and limit amount of weight you use
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Oft times you have a Large external inguinal ring and the examining physician has a better feel of the inguinal floor. This doesn't mean weakness or a hernia
Aug 21, 2014

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