Bilateral fat containing inguinal hernias - Doctor answers
Is a CT scan finding of 'fat containing inguinal hernias, left greater than right' significant? My gp didn't mention it.
Fat: Findings of fat on a ct scan may be a normal finding of a fatty "cord lipoma" that needs no treatment and is observed. Ct is not good for hernias unless they are larger. Need to have a corroborating physical examination to see if the ct scan findings are causing an internal lump or swelling at the site where hernias occur. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Just had a CT Scan w/contrast for pain in inguinal area. What does this mean? "Small stable fat-containing R inguinal hernia;no acute inflammatory proce
Have bilateral small inguinal & obturator hernias. Most pain on left side & little sometimes on right. Should I only repair the ones on the left side?
Herniae: If you trust a surgeon to operate on you and I would leave it up to him as to whether both sides should be done ...Read more
How long is it necessary to refrain from long distance flying before and after a bilateral inguinal hernia?
I have an indirect left inguinal hernia 11mm protrusion of extraperitoneal fat I am wearing a truss can I travel before my surgery in 2 weeks.
Have a nice trip: No problem at all to travel with this, provided you are not having significant pain at that location. This has probably been there for quite some time, and is currently at very low risk to get worse. You should primarily base your decision on your symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a inguinal hernia that needs to be repaired. Would it be advisable to have some belly fat removed at the same time?
10months baby has bilateral inguinal hernia large, and undescended both testes, operated forvsd 3 moths back when it is possible to be operated?
2 months after bilateral lap. Inguinal hernia repair, I feel my erection twisted to the right, and right test hangs higher than usual. Is it related?
Doubt it: If the angulation of the penis is severe, it could represent peyronie's disease. While it appeared after a lap inguinal hernia repair, the problem is in the shaft of the penis. I don't think the repair is causative. I would see a urologist to find out more. One testis hanging higher is normal. ...Read more
Is it possible that my hydrocele was cured during my bilateral inguinal hernia repair, laparascopic.
Right testicular and spermatic cord intermittent pain through the day 3.5 weeks after robotic bilateral inguinal hernia repair?
Ans: Go back to your doctor. You need further testing and evaluation ...Read more
I have a mesh due to double inguinal (groin) hernia and would like to know if liposuction can be done for a mild case of belly and lower back fat?
I had an umbilical + bi-lateral inguinal hernia successfully repaired with laparoscopic / mesh in 2005. Is weight lifting a good or bad idea? Limits?
3.5 weeks After bilateral robotic inguinal hernia repair would right testicle and spermatic cord be in intermittent pain through the day? Concerned.
What would cause thick yellow discharge at sight of wound 3 days post operative to inguinal hernia repair?
6 weeks after laparoscopic, bilateral inguinal hernia repair with mesh, should I still have significant swelling of the groin?
I need to have inguinal hernia surgery, I am 5-7, 225 lb. Would it be advisable to have some belly fat removed during the surgey?
I need to have inguinal hernia surgery, I am 5-7, 225 lb. Would it be advisable to have some belly fat removed during the surgery?
Not at all: It would be advisable to try to lose general weight in order to have a smaller chance of the hernia conf back. Doing a tummy tuck or liposuction is not a smart move and may increase risk of infection. Most hernias are repaired using mesh and if you had an infection due to fat removal, your mesh can also get infected and may need to be removed. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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