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Inguinal Versus Femoral Hernia
A hernia is a defect in the abdominal wall allowing contents within the abdomen to protrude. The most common hernias are inguinal (lower abdomen around the pubic bone) or umbilical (around the bellybutton). A femoral hernia is less common and occurs where the blood vessels enter the leg. When there is an external lump, it shows up in the upper front part of the leg. ...Read more
Have pain and swelling groin area when doing exertion had a femoral hernia 3 years ago and then a full hysterectomy which caused problem with lymph ?
I have been diagnosed with femoral hernia in right groin region. I had c-section in Aug'14. which surgery would be fine for me (laproscopy or open)?
Laparoscopic: for a femoral hernia laparoscopic repair has definitely showed superiority over open . The recurrence rate for open is still too high the laparoscopic repair have less than 5% recurrence comparing to 35% for open and pain is definitely less with laparoscopic than open This information only apply to the femoral hernia ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surgeon done a tp injection near groin due to a femoral hernia repair done 12m ago instead of numbing the nerve made things worse is it a new hernia?
Pain in right groin, radiates to right hip & thigh-feels worse when sitting & then standing up. Lessens after walking a bit...Femoral hernia ?
Could be: Best to see your primary care provider for an exam. Even then, it is often difficult to find small hernias in women on exam, and you may need a dynamic ultrasound or ct scan to make the diagnosis. If the symptoms are mild enough, and your exam is normal, it may be appropriate just to observe it. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've got a long lump near the place where my thick and groin meet. I'm a woman. Feels like period cramps but it's not..... Femoral hernia?
I noticed a tender grape sized ball in my upper thigh area (near groin). I am a 19 year old female. Is it possible that this may be a femoral hernia?
Unlikely: If you can feel a distinct size, like a grape, it retains the same size no matter how you push on it , the chance of it being a hernia is remote.Most of these peanut to grape sized structures are benign lymph notes that are often noticed in the fold of the groin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hurting sciatic nerve&sacrioliac bone but no pain on legs only in R low back,hip,&groin.What is Femoral Hernia?Could this be it?Please help!
A gap in the wall of: your abdomen where the femoral artery and vein emerge and then enter the leg that is enlarging is a femoral hernia. They are not common but can cause the symptoms you describe. Low back pain can be muscular, spine or hip related or do to pelvic organ problems. A femoral hernia usually has a tender spot in the front of the hip... especially when coughing or bearing down. Sorry I can't help more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to have a femoral or groin hernia w/out any bulges? I have pain in area for 2ys wout explanation. Physical examination revealed nothing
Yes: A femoral hernia is an inguinal hernia through the femoral canal behind the ligament which will make it difficult to identify by physical exam. Moreover acute small inguinal hernia is usually associated with pain due to its acuteness and us difficult to identify by physical exam. I hope this answered you question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Groin Hernia: Hernias tend to develop in natural weak spots of the abdominal wall. The femoral space is where the blood vessels pierce thru the abdominal wall to supply the legs. If this space widens, the inner layer of the abdominal wall can stretch thru this an create a sac. Although rare, they occur much more frequently in women. These hernias are prone to complications--all should be repaired. ...Read more
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