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New swelling 3 months after inguinal hernia repair. 5 doctors and an ultrasound confirm no recurrence or new hernia. What is causing the swelling?
Seroma?: Could be a fluid collection under the skin (seroma), but that usually develops within about 3 weeks post-op, and subsides in 3-6 months. If the hernia was in the scrotum, fluid could be collecting there, mimicking hydrocele. Make sure to see the original surgeon, and consider a second opinion by a surgeon interested in inguinal hernia repair - check the americas hernia society website to find one. ...Read more
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
Exam: Hernias usually cause a visible bulge in children. This bulge goes away when they lie down and may be more pronounced standing, straing, or laughing, coughing, etc. Physical exam is very sensitive. Imaging studies are usully reserved for those patients with less than classic symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can inguinal hernia be caused by motor vehicle collision (rear-ended)? Any doc expert to give causation opinion (51% probability+)?
I cant find my diagnosed inguinal hernia; there's no bulge. My doctor said I might have trouble repositioning it. Is it incarcerated?
I had inguinal hernia mesh removed that was causing pain, doc says he left the hernia.I now have pain w/pushup and situps should I not do these forever?
I have an inguinal hernia. Can I still compete in the London marathon in april. Also can I carry on with weight training. Thanks doc?
Depends: It depends it whether or not the hernia is causing you any problems. If not, go ahead and train and run. If so, curb your activity based on how you feel. I have heard many docs state you should limit your activity, but in my practice, I generally say activity as tolerated. That is based on a more complete evaluation though. See your doctor to be sure. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Can you get an inguinal hernia without a bump? I had one in 2001 & 2007 & have pain in the groin. Signs & symptoms of a hernia? Doc says weak Spot
Yes, ...: Fact: Every condition always displays on its pattern of full spectrum from nothing detectable at its beginning to its full-blown picture at the end. Weak spot in inguinal spot indicates the very early stage of developing hernia, which may progress in a widely variable pace reflecting your muscle strength & lifestyle. So, confer with doctor timely. More? To http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
So i got meralgia from inguinal hernia repair in dec? Is that even possible? And i'm in an extreme amount of pain and doctors arnt getting back to me.
No. I would: Have your doctor look for other reasons for cause of fatigue. ...Read more
Had right inguinal hernia repair done last december yesterday the doc said he felt a small one there wst could cause it to come back?
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