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Doctor insights on: Inguinal Hernia Symptoms In Men

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How much can an inguinal hernia in men hurt?

How much can an inguinal hernia in men hurt?

Variable: Most inguinal hernias in men will cause mild local aching pressure at times. If a hernia becomes large and incarcerated, this type of hernia can be very firm groin swelling and painful and need emergency medical evaluation. ...Read more

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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Does inguinal hernia in men usually appear in younger guys (21) and would it appear as pain at very base of penis?

Does inguinal hernia in men usually appear in younger guys (21) and would it appear as pain at very base of penis?

Ing. hernias common: Indirect inguinal hernia repair is one of most common operations for pediatric surgeons & due to non closure of slip of peritoneum attached to & facilitating testicular descent. Are thus congenital and quite common into the 20s. Hernias in older men are due to weakness of abdominal wall musculature & are direct inguinal hernias. Indirect inguinal hernia could cause pain at penile base. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of inguinal hernia ?

What are the symptoms of inguinal hernia ?

Hernia symptoms: They can include located in the groin or below the groin crease: bulging, pain , a lump , tenderness or even changes in bowel or bladder habits. ...Read more

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I need to know the symptoms of inguinal hernia?

You need to see: the doctor , initial stages only the physician can detect , later appear as a painless bulge that goes away by lying down , If untreated other complications will set in. Make sure to see your doctor ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an inguinal hernia strangulation?

What are the symptoms of an inguinal hernia strangulation?

Pain, vomiting: An incarcerated or strangulated hernia is often very painful, and there would be a painful hard lump at the hernia site that does not go back inside. Vomiting and sometimes low fever. Often unable to eat. It is usually a distinctive and significantly new change of marked painful swelling at the hernia, and can be a surgical emergency. ...Read more

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Dose a inguinal hernia have a symptom of nose bleeds?

What: No. But, how would a hernia in the groin have any physical or chemical connection to your nose? ...Read more

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Can inguinal hernia cause internal infection without causing normal external symptoms such as fever, etc?

No: An inguinal hernia is a small hole in the pelvic/abdominal musculature. Think of it as a human dry wall problem. It will cause no internal infections, or external for that matter. Mild discomfort, a bulge, some burning or pain would be the symptoms, generally. Good luck . ...Read more

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Wat are the symptoms for recurrence off inguinal hernia i pulled my old surgery and the area is sore but no pain like my 1st hernia ?

Wat are the symptoms for recurrence off inguinal hernia i pulled my old surgery and the area is sore but no pain like my 1st hernia ?

FeelsLikeThe1stTime: A recurrent inguinal hernia will manifest itself as a bulge in the groin, not unlike any inguinal hernia. It is usually a gradual process so there is no sign of trauma like bruising. Surgical rx can be a little tricky the 2nd time around--as a general trend, if it was fixed one way the 1st time (open), we tend to recommend the alternate (laparoscopic) the 2nd time. ...Read more

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I had surgery for a inguinal hernia repair about 5 1/2 years ago. I'm starting to have the same symptoms as the first one, can it happen twice? 

Sure.: Most inguinal hernia repairs are permanent, but you can have a recurrent hernia for many different reasons. But, there are other conditions that have some symptoms similar to an inguinal hernia. Your doctor can probably sort this out pretty quickly with an exam. ...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


Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more