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I had right inguinal hernia repair three years ago. Is there any chance of recurrence. What activities should I avoid.

I had right inguinal hernia repair three years ago. Is there any chance of recurrence.  What activities should I avoid.

A chance: There is a chance of recurrence depending on the experience of your surgeon. I give my post-op hernia patients no restrictions, especially 3 years later. ...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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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?

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?

Hernia: Anytime hernia get repaired, there is some weakening of the canal and so your old repair may be letting a new hernia through. Be careful with lifting heavy weights and check with the surgeon who did the original operation. He'd be the one who'd know for sure. ...Read more

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I had a right inguinal hernia repair with mesh plug and patch. I developed back pain that caused by my psoas and piriformis muscles that are always in?

Hard to connect : Psoas and piriformis are quite far away from the inguinal hernia repair. More likely to be separate pathology. Need more investigation into back. ...Read more

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Can a varicocele be a complication from the right-sided inguinal hernia repair surgery I had?

Can a varicocele be a complication from the right-sided inguinal hernia repair surgery I had?

Yes: A varicocele is an abnormal enlargement of the veins draining the testicle. Open inguinal hernia surgery is performed in close proximity to these veins which can be tied off if bleeding is encountered or just scarred down from the surgery. This at times may be an inevitable complication due to the anatomy of inguinal hernia. ...Read more

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I had an US 5 days ago on scrotum/testicles.8/28/14 I had right side inguinal hernia repair and have a 3-4 CM mass on US findings?

Here are some ...: Without additional info, I would not jump to draw conclusion to concern what was visualized on US imaging at the time of one month after right inguinal herniorrhaphy. At least, give additional 1-2 months for watching and following the expected further postsurgical wound resolution before prematurely assuming something as long as slowly but surely getting better day by day. ...Read more

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Would a right-sided surgical inguinal hernia repair result in a right-sided varicocele?

Here are some ...: If there was no right varicocele before right inguinal herniorrhaphy, there would be no surgically anatomical reason to cause right varicocele, but some post-herniorrhaphy hydrocele is likely. ...Read more

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I had done right inguinal hernia lapro tapp repair done 6 weeks ago.Now I have started feeling severe pain in testicle and the cord?

I had done right inguinal hernia lapro tapp repair done 6 weeks ago.Now I have started feeling  severe pain in testicle and the cord?

Ilioinguinal pain: As was said already this type of pain is seen after surgery at times. See the surgeon and get a referral to a pain specialist for an ilioinguinal block. ...Read more

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Who does inguinal hernia repair.?

Who does inguinal hernia repair.?

General surgeons: Inguinal hernia repair is done by mostly general surgeons, however certain general surgeons will do only hernia surgery only. ...Read more

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If nothing is in it do I need inguinal hernia repair?

Yes: If you have inguinal hernia of moderate size and even though no contents now, ( empty ) elective surgery advised most of the time for fear of incarceration, or careful observation..See your surgeon and decide. ...Read more

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Dr. David Earle
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Hernia Repair (Definition)

A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the lining of the abdominal cavity protrudes, creating a sac. Hernias are common in the groin, belly button, upper-midline, or associated w/scars. The exact method of repair varies w/the type & size of the hernia as well as patient-factors, however, the basic principle is the same: close the hole, often ...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