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Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
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Can old men get a hernia from sex?

Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
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Can old men get a hernia from sex?

Hernia: Any type of straining can increase the symptoms from a preexisting hernia. This type of activity is unlikely to cause a hernia but may unmask a small previously asymptomatic hernia. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Dr. J. Roth
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Could hernia be operated successfully if yes then why are there many young and old men suffering from it.?

Dr. J. Roth
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Could hernia be operated successfully if yes then why are there many young and old men suffering from it.?

Yes: Hernia operations are usually successful. As with any operation, there is risk, but hernia operations are commonly performed with minimally invasive approaches with excellent long term outcomes. I would encourage you to see a hernia surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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What besides bulge are symptoms of a hernia in men?

Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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What besides bulge are symptoms of a hernia in men?

Pain: Discomfort and bulge or swelling are the most common symptoms of a hernia hernias are most common in the groins in men & sometimes at the umbilical area. ...Read more

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Dr. Addagada Rao
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Umbilical hernia: is it possible for men to get them or is it only women?

Dr. Addagada Rao
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Umbilical hernia: is it possible for men to get them or is it only women?

Yes: Umbilical hernias are seen in both

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Dr. David Earle
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What are the consequences of an umbilical hernia in men?

Dr. David Earle
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What are the consequences of an umbilical hernia in men?

Variable : Untreated, the hernia could get larger, or become incarcerated, which could lead to complications with repair, or require emergency care. While this could be serious, the chance it happens is probably very low. Having said that, it is also unpredictable. See a general surgeon for more info. ...Read more

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Dr. Rafael Lugo
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Can any one tell me what exactly happens to men in the cough test for hernia ?

Dr. Rafael Lugo
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Can any one tell me what exactly happens to men in the cough test for hernia ?

Bulge: The test is done to see if there is a bulge in the inguinal canal which is what one would see if a hernia is present. ...Read more

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Dr. David Earle
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Hello Sir My age is 20.Is hernia or surgery of hernia causes infertility in men?

Dr. David Earle
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Hello Sir My age is 20.Is hernia or surgery of hernia causes infertility in men?

No: Neither inguinal hernias, or repair of inguinal hernia causes infertility in men. ...Read more

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Dr. John Fung
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How common are inguinal hernias in younger men?Also, would the location typically cause pain at the VERY base of penis (crevice area right near penis)

Dr. John Fung
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How common are inguinal hernias in younger men?Also, would the location typically cause pain at the VERY base of penis (crevice area right near penis)

Lifetime risk is 25%: Inguinal hernias are more common in men than women, due to the descent of the testicles from inside the abdomen to the scrotum. A bulge in the area on either side of your pubic bone is a typical physical finding, while burning or aching sensation at the bulge, especially when bending over, coughing or lifting is a common symptom. See your physician for confirmation by examination ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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How much can an inguinal hernia in men hurt?

Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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How much can an inguinal hernia in men hurt?

Variable: Most inguinal hernias in men will cause mild local aching pressure at times. If a hernia becomes large and incarcerated, this type of hernia can be very firm groin swelling and painful and need emergency medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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