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Indirect Inguinal Hernia In Women
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Testicle swelled 5 days after open indirect inguinal hernia surgery 2.5x normal size and is bascally the same size 8 weeks later. Is this normal?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any tests to check for inguinal hernia in a female? Short of surgery? Had hernia repaired with mesh and then mesh removed. Pain returned
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