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Can an inguinal hernia cause blood in the semen?

Can an inguinal hernia cause blood in the semen?

Not likely: There should be no anatomical way that the hernia could cause bloody semen, although anything is possible. Bloody semen should be worked up by a urologist. ...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


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Can trace of blood appears in urine because of inguinal hernia? Sometimes while sitting have a dull pain around left scrotum.

Can trace of blood appears in urine because of inguinal hernia? Sometimes while sitting have a dull pain around left scrotum.

Not related: Trace of blood should be evaluated to rule out kidney, bladder or urethral problem. Dull pain in left scrotum can occur with varicocele (feels like bag "bag of worms" in left scrotum when standing erect). Your pain could be related to urethritis, which might also be responsible for blood trace. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with both a groin hernia and blood in the urine. Could the blood be related to the hernia ?

I have been diagnosed with both a groin hernia and blood in the urine. Could the blood be related to the hernia ?

Unlikely: Blood in the urine should be investigated promptly. It isn't normal--could be caused by a stone in the kidney or ureter, by infection, or even by cancer. A groin hernia is a weakness in the abdominal wall which allows soft tissue or part of the intestine to push through and cause a bulge in the groin. It does not involve the urinary tract. Don't delay having the hematuria checked out. ...Read more

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No history of blood clots but what is the likelihood of developing a PE after groin hernia surgery? Wasn't in bed too much and made an effort to move

No history of blood clots but what is the likelihood of developing a PE after groin hernia surgery? Wasn't in bed too much and made an effort to move

At 33, close to 0...: The odd to develop PE should be close to 0. But it is still advisable to push yourself to move around and return to "normal" life as fast as possible to fulfill: Do something within personal control and stop worrying about those beyond. An uneventful inguinal herniorrhaphy should usually heal well with a fading pain in 1-3 weeks; so, it is okay as long as less painful day by day. ...Read more

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Would a hernia cause blood in semen?

Would a hernia cause blood in semen?

No it does not: Inguinal hernia does not cause blood in the semen.It is caused by 1 proatatitis 2utis 3stds like gonorrhea and chlamydia 4benign prostatic hypertrophy 5prostate biopsy 6 trauma to retis or prostate 7 cancer of prostate, bladder or reproductive organs but it is not caused by hernia.If you have blood in semen, get it checked by your doctor or a urologist. ...Read more

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Blood in semen after umbilical hernia surgery, should I be concerned?

Blood in semen after umbilical hernia surgery, should I be concerned?

Should not be : Related to the surgery, unless you needed a foley catheter. There is something else likely going on and you should see a urologist. ...Read more

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What can cause a inguinal hernia?

Increased Pressure: In belly. Holding your breath and lifting something heavy, increasing the pressure in your abdomen. Or a chronic cough. ...Read more

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How to make my inguinal hernia better?

Surgical repair: Is definitive cure. Other modalities, such as truss or supporters, are temporizing fixes at best. ...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


Hematospermia (Definition)

Hematospermia means blood in the semen or ejaculate. This is a common occurence, and usually is self-limited. If other symptoms accompany the blood, then there may be ...Read more