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Had groin hernia surgery with mesh in (07, 08) mesh had to be removed it failed(2010). Groin pain again & in leg. Feel a lump in groin. Is it a hernia?

Had groin hernia surgery with mesh in (07, 08) mesh had to be removed it failed(2010). Groin pain again & in leg. Feel a lump in groin. Is it a hernia?

Probably: Get area examined. An ultrasound or ct scan can see hernia also but usually just need examination by someone experienced with hernias; typically a surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Bruce Ramshaw
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Femoral Hernia (Definition)

A hernia is a defect in the abdominal wall allowing contents within the abdomen to protrude. The most common hernias are inguinal (lower abdomen around the pubic bone) or umbilical (around the bellybutton). A femoral hernia is less common and occurs where the blood vessels enter the leg. When there is an external lump, it shows up in the upper front part of the leg. ...Read more


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I had open inguinal hernia a hard lump has formed 5 CM above the scar 10 CM long?

I had open inguinal hernia a hard lump has formed 5 CM above the scar 10 CM long?

See your surgeon: Several possibilities: Hematoma, seroma, hernia at a counter incision or port. The surgeon knows your anatomy! ...Read more

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I have a lump that comes on my right hand side of the penis especially when I work long hours or when i stand for long. Is this an inguinal hernia?

I have a lump that comes on my right hand side of the penis especially when I work long hours or when i stand for long. Is this an inguinal hernia?

Sounds like it: Without examining you its hard to tell, but it sounds very much like an inguinal hernia is a possibility. If it is not painful or getting stuck, it is not an emergency. I would recommend seeing a general surgeon for evaluation. Elective repair is recommended in order to prevent future complications. ...Read more

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Groin lump/bulge or inguinal hernia, what's the difference?

Groin lump/bulge or inguinal hernia, what's the difference?

See below : Groin lump could be from many reasons - hernia, lymph node. Tumor, hematoma, aneurysm etc... Need to c medical professional to figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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I have a lump that bulges out in my groin area. I believe this is inguinal hernia. But however i don't seem to have any pain at all. Why is this so?

Not yet incarcerated: History is consistent with an inguinal hernia. May not be painful since nothing is stuck - incarcerated or strangulated - which can be an emergency. Recommend prompt evaluation by a general surgeon. ...Read more

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Feel a lump down there. Inguinal hernia related I think but im not sure?

Feel a lump down there. Inguinal hernia related I think but im not sure?

See doctor: Have a physical examination with your doctor. An uncomfortable bulge or swelling in the groin region can be an inguinal hernia. ...Read more

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I had an inguinal hernia repair today, and i feel some sort of tissue or soft lump in my scrotum. Is this normal?

Most likely normal: Usually, most patients know something is seriously wrong. This doesn't sound out of the ordinary, but i would call your surgeon for details regarding your case. ...Read more

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Dr. David Earle
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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


Dr. Barry Rosen
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Inguinal Hernia (Definition)

Inguinal hernia is an abdominal wall defect occuring in the inguinal region. They may occur directly through the abdominal wall or through the internal inguinal ring and inguinal canal. They may extend into the scrotum in males or ...Read more