A 21-year-old male asked:
does inguinal hernia in men usually appear in younger guys (21) and would it appear as pain at very base of penis?
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Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Ing. hernias common: Indirect inguinal hernia repair is one of most common operations for pediatric surgeons & due to non closure of slip of peritoneum attached to & facilitating testicular descent. Are thus congenital and quite common into the 20s. Hernias in older men are due to weakness of abdominal wall musculature & are direct inguinal hernias. Indirect inguinal hernia could cause pain at penile base.
3443 viewsAnswered Sep 4, 2018
Last updated Sep 4, 2018
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