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Bilateral Inguinal Hernia Repair With Mesh
6 weeks after laparoscopic, bilateral inguinal hernia repair with mesh, should I still have significant swelling of the groin?
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...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?
Is lower ab pain and bloating 4 days post op from bilateral inguinal hernia repair an emergency? I am only peeing 1/4 cup at a time
Here are some...: As answered in another Q of yours, go to ER to be checked out. Hopefully, all of these are temporarily related with surgical pain, anesthesia, pain medication, etc. Such postop conditions is prone to develop in patients who might have gradually slowed down their urine flow for years in the past. So, go to ER to be checked out. How to get things done right? Follow instructions as described. ...Read more
Post op pain: and burning are not uncommon; however, it is a good idea to call your surgeon and get rechecked. ...Read more
Had laparoscopic bilateral inguinal hernia repair about 3 weeks ago. My right testicle is enlarged and the cord is swollen and tender. Whats wrong?
Internal ring tight: Consult you surgeon immediately. Till then wear athletic supporter, lie down as much as possible with legs elevated and ice packs. ...Read more
Having testicular, lower abdominal and spermatic cord discomfort all on the right side in my 3rd week post op robotic bilateral inguinal Hernia repair. Also concerned about a soft lump in the middle of the right testicle that I can feel when standing (cou
"Double" Hernias,etc: Controversy exists amongst hernia surgeons which approach is best. In my experience, people return to normal activities faster via laparoscopy. This is most pronounced with bilateral ("double") hernias. Also, people with recurrent hernias originally repaired open benefit greatly from the laparoscopic approach. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My middle aged husband has suffered severe ED since his inguinal hernia repair with mesh about 6 years ago. He had absolutely no symptoms of ED prior.
How soon can I return to basketball after laproscopic inguinal hernia repair with mesh. I had the surgery 6 weeks ago.
Graduated: Many surgeons adhere to a traditional 6 weeks to return of activity. However, for those patients who are young and in good health. There is room for a graduated return to activity, such that by 6 weeks, you are back to a full, unrestrictive routine. Talk to your surgeon and get his/her advice based on your age, health and particular hernia problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the lining of the abdominal cavity protrudes, creating a sac. Hernias are common in the groin, belly button, upper-midline, or associated w/scars. The exact method of repair varies w/the type & size of the hernia as well as patient-factors, however, the basic principle is the same: close the hole, often ...Read more
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