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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
Is it normal for a urologist to perform a (DRE) without asking if patient agrees and explaning why to determine the cause of a hernia/testicular pain?
Is it required for a urologist to perform a rectal exam on a patient in trying to determine the cause of a hernia/testicular groin pain? If so why?
Does inguinal (groin) hernia causes testicular vein dilation or pain & swelling in testicular veins?
It could.: A large enough inguinal hernia can certainly cause testicular pain and can can cause scrotal swelling. I imagine it might also compress or push on the pampiniform veins and exacerbate a clinical varicocele. This complex of symptoms certainly merits medical evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
21 y/o, 2 mos ventral penile shaft pain worse c erection. Sexually active. No history sti, dysuria, discharge, lesions, hernia or testicular pain. Us neg. ?
What?: You need to see a urologist. This type of issue cannot be answered in this type of forum. Sorry. ...Read more
Upcoming op for recurrent sport hernia. Prev. op was open suture without mesh. New surgeon will use open anterior w/mesh. Risk of testicular damage?
Caution: Not a simple problem. If you have had a previous open repair, and you're still having pain, I would strongly recommend a laparoscopic repair IF you need one. Only about 20% of inguinal repairs are done this way, so you'll have to find a surgeon w/ enough training/experience. Try the Americas Hernia Society website to find one near you. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Testicular pain. Worst during ejaculation. Ultrasound shows hydrocele but no can say what is really causing it. Could umbilical hernia cause the pain?
Can a groin pull which leads to pain in the scrotum and a testicular trauma which lead to a groin pull cause inguinal hernia?
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