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Fatty Inguinal Hernia
Results of CT abd/pelvis, 2 fatty inguinal hernias, fatty umbilical hernia and hiatal hernia. What are these & what is treatment and risks of treatmen?
Surgery if pain: If the inguinal (groin) hernias and umbilical hernia are causing you discomfort, they should be fixed. A hernia is a bulge of tissue through a defect. A hiatal hernia is where part of the stomach goes up past the diaphragm into the lower chest. There are different types. A surgeon would have to evaluate this to see if surgery is needed. He or she may also do an endoscopy (egd). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I had a CT scan done for a possible second inguinal hernia. The results showed fatty tissue pressing through. Should I have surgery for this?
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?
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?
No: Fixing the hernia is the primary problem and comes with its own set of risks. One of the more common complications of hernia surgery is wound infection (albeit very rare). Attempting to remove fat at the same operation would dramatically increase you risk of wound complications. Take care of you primary problem and, after your recovery, focus your attention on weight reduction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
How common is it for within a year one CT states left ovarian cyst and 6 months later left inguinal fatty hernia no mention of ovarian cyst. Diff rad?
I have an inguinal hernia. At what point should I stop living with it and insist it is fixed? It is gradually getting worse.
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