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

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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Hernia (Definition)

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

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What besides bulge are symptoms of a hernia in men?

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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What are the consequences of an umbilical hernia in men?

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

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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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)

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

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more

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