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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Inguinal Hernia (Definition)

An inguinal hernia is a hernia that occurs in the inguinal region (groin). It passes out throughout the muscle in a canal near the spermatic ...Read more


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What can be done to treat lower gastric pain with a right indirect inguinal hernia?

What can be done to treat lower gastric pain with a right indirect inguinal hernia?

See a doctor: Lower abdominal pain and an associated inguinal hernia should be evaluated with your family doctor or a general surgeon for hernia repair options. Pain near a hernia indicates a need for doctor examination. ...Read more

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What is an indirect inguinal hernia? I have pain where the old hernia was and sometimes pain in my inner upper thigh.

What is an indirect inguinal hernia? I have pain where the old hernia was and sometimes pain in my inner upper thigh.

Indirect is #1: Most inguinal hernias come through the hole that's there for your round ligament (vas deferens in men) and testicular vessels called the "inguinal ring". In men with indirect hernias, this ring is too big, and you fix the hernia by fixing it (and usually, adding mesh). ...Read more

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I have heard about a relationship between hiatal hernia and gerd, but i also have indirect inguinal hernia and I have GERD for sure, can it be both?

I have heard about a relationship between hiatal hernia and gerd, but i also have indirect inguinal hernia and  I have GERD for sure, can it be both?

Yes could have both: A hiatal hernia is when the stomach slides into the chest through the a hole in the diaphragm that the esophagus goes through. It always causes gerd. Your inguinal hernia is in the pelvis far from the stomach and is not related to your gerd symptoms. It should be repaired but dont expect it to cure the gerd. ...Read more

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Can excessive sex lead to an inguinal hernia in a male or female?

Can excessive sex lead to an inguinal hernia in a male or female?

Nope: So enjoy yourself because it wont cause a hernia. But if you have a hernia, it might aggravate it. ...Read more

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What is the best surgical option for female child aged 5 years having inguinal hernia?

What is the best surgical option for female child aged 5 years having inguinal hernia?

Primary repair: Young children will benefit from primary repair, which means high ligation and excision of the hernia sac. If the musculature of the inguinal canal is lax, then she may benefit from reinforcement of the musculature using her tissues. Would not recommend any mesh repair. ...Read more

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Dr. David Earle
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Hernia (Definition)

The ascendence of the gastroesophageal junction into the chest above the diaphragm through the ...Read more


Dr. David Earle
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Groin Hernia (Definition)

A condition where abdominal organs (usually some intestine) bulge through a ...Read more