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Hernia Repair Failure Symptoms
Hernia failure: Hernia recurrence is 1-5% after surgery. Poor tissue, obesity, steroid medications, infections and possibly return to heavy work too soon can be some possible reasons. Many causes are unknown. Symptoms would be the same swelling, bulge & discomfort at the hernia site. Would need a physical examination with your surgeon. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
How long does it take for atrophic testes to lose function, how long is the process and what are the symptoms if caused by hernia repair?
What symptoms would I have if i had a reoccurrence 4 1/2 months post - op iguinal laprascopic hernia repair ?
A bulge : The clear sign of a recurent hernia is a bulge or protrusion in the same area as the previous repair. While that might be associated with some pain, pain alone is more likely post surgical at four months. If you are worried go back and see the surgeon who did the previous repair. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I know its unlikely but if i get atrophic testes after my bilateral hernia repair what would be its symptoms? Im 16, no mesh a will be done laparoscop
They get smaller: The only way that you could get atrophy of the testes from a surgical procedure is if the artery to the testicles is compromised. The testicular artery comes off of the artery to the kidneys, runs down to the groin behind the lining of the abdomen then descends through a canal into the scrotum and thence to the testicle. Both arteries would have to be injured to have both testicles atrophy. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I had surgery for a inguinal hernia repair about 5 1/2 years ago. I'm starting to have the same symptoms as the first one, can it happen twice?
Sure.: Most inguinal hernia repairs are permanent, but you can have a recurrent hernia for many different reasons. But, there are other conditions that have some symptoms similar to an inguinal hernia. Your doctor can probably sort this out pretty quickly with an exam. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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.
See a urologist: My first impression that there is no relation . The most damage any surgeon can do in a hernia repair is damage to the testicle and that will not cause ED BECAUSE THE OTHER TESTICKE SHOULD BE MIRE THAN ENOUGH TO CARRY THE JOB. So the problem either secondary to pain or purely psychological . See a urologist for a full evaluation ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Minimally invasive: Hernia's are being approached by minimally invasive techniques. This allows the repair by small incisions. This allows you to return to work sooner and causes less scar. To repair the hernia the trend is to use artificial material. The quality of repair using cameras and artificial material seems to work well and last a long time. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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