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Surgical Repair Of Inguinal Hernia
Does small inguinal hernia without discomfort require surgical repair? Will it get worse without surgery?
Yes most of the time: as it is invariably a potential hard to get incarceration It is a simple low risk out patient procedure , other wise need close observation . ...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
I had an inguinal hernia surgery 3 years back. I feel pain in surgical side whenever i ejaculate.No recurrence. How can I find if repair is damaged?
Probably scar tissue: The testicle obtains its blood supply and drains the sperm thru the spermatic cord, that runs through the inguinal canal, which is mobilized as part of the hernia repair. The pain during ejaculation is likely due to some scar tissue around the spermatic cord as part of the hernia repair and is not likely due to hernia recurrence. If very symptomatic, reoperation may be necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had left inguinal hernia surgery( open repair without mesh) in 2010. I feel pain at surgical side only when i ejaculate. What could be the reason?
Spermatic cord : The spermatic cord may be compressed. This structure carries sperm from the testicle to the prostate, and travels through the area of the hernia repair. Treatment may require surgical revision, but it may be a simple as a steroid injection. Get an appointment with the surgeon who did it or another general surgeon for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had an inguinal hernia surgery (open repair) in 2010.I feel pain in surgical side when i ejaculate. My MRI report is normal what should I do now?
I had an inguinal hernia surgery (open repair with mesh) in 2010.I feel pain in surgical side when i ejaculate. My MRI report is normal. What to do?
See a urologist: A urologist can possibly help to get to a diagnosis. I've never seen a patient with this specific complaint after hernia surgery, so i could only theorize that the tube carrying the sperm from your testicle to the penis is trapped or injured in some way during the surgery. ...Read more
I had a left inguinal hernia surgery (open repair) without mesh in 2010. From a year when i ejaculate i feel pain & weakness at surgical side.Reason?
Post Hernia Pain ,: There are many causes of chronic pain in the area of prior inguinal hernia repair. The risk has been reported about 6% regardless of the method of repair ; whether or not mesh is used. Irritation of nerves in this area, inflammation of scar tissue ; adjacent structures, ; even recurrence of the hernia are all possible causes. Complete exam/eval by an experienced hernia surgeon is needed in cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a left inguinal hernia surgery (open repair) three years back. Sometimes i feel pain at surgical side and in scrotum. What could be the reason?
I had an inguinal hernia surgery (open repair) in 2010.I feel pain at surgical when i ejaculate.How can find out if scar tissue tissue is the problem?
Surgery: This sounds as if scar has formed around the repair. The vas, blood vessels and nerves can be trapped in the scar tissue and cause pain. The only way to know for sure is to go in and take a look. This can fix it but it can also make it worse. Some times injections can help, but removing the scar is the way to go then hope that the scar doesn't recur. Talk to your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had an inguinal hernia surgery open repair with mesh in 2010, feel pain at surgical side after masturbating but don't feel pain after wet dream reason?
Pain: Pain can be related to a mechanical fixable problem (hernia) and/or it can be related to conditions not mechanical. The difference in your pain, when you are sleeping versus awake indicates you may benefit from non-surgical, non-narcotic pain management. Be well. Okay to check in with your health care team. ...Read more
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