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Wrote in 2012 again 2015 no response the renal prob erraticBP nt. Sweats, awake to svere itching, nodule bet thigh-abd ( hernia) what is up am72?

Wrote in 2012 again 2015 no response the renal prob erraticBP nt. Sweats, awake to svere itching, nodule bet thigh-abd ( hernia) what is up am72?

Complex issues: There are a variety of medical problems that you have described that cannot all be addressed on a short answer online forum. Should be addressed by your primary doctor. Regarding the hernia, ask your doctor if a referral to a general surgeon for a consultation is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Husband has musc. soreness where groin meets thigh. Thought hernia but didn't do any strenuous activity. All he did was stand up from chair. Thoughts?

Husband has musc. soreness where groin meets thigh. Thought hernia but didn't do any strenuous activity. All he did was stand up from chair. Thoughts?

Thoughts: Cannot examine your husband over the computer. Hernia possible, along with other muscular/ligament/neurologic possibilities. Take advantage of your Physicians training and experience. Make appointment for examination. ...Read more

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39 yr fem. Diagnosed with inguinal hernia today. Very bothersome. Burning in vag area and pain going from hernia to thigh. Should i wait or repair?

Repair: A hernia such as yours results from a defect in the abdominal wall. Because of this defect or tear, "things" inside your abdomen (like intestines) will protrude through the defect. The risk is that, sooner or later, an organ , such as your intestine, will get stuck in this hernia.... Your situation has now become a surgical emergency. Inguinal hernias should be fixed. Yours, soon. ...Read more

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Apart from hernia what can cause major pain in the groun and sometimes down the thigh?

Apart from hernia what can cause major pain in the groun and sometimes down the thigh?

Inguinal strain, or : The so-called "sports hernia", or less likely, from adenopathy, aneurism of the femoral artery, orthopedic conditions of the hip joint, arthritis, trauma... Hernia is the most common and may be symptomatic even when too small to feel on exam. Suggest an evaluation by a surgeon. ...Read more

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Could hernia occure in leg (upper inner thigh)?

Could hernia occure in leg (upper inner thigh)?

Yes: A femoral hernia can present , more frequently get incarcerated , see your doctor, to make sure ...Read more

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Where on your thigh can you have a femoral hernia?

Where on your thigh can you have a femoral hernia?

At the Crease...: ...And going down no more than an inch-or-two, max. As femoral hernias get larger, they tend to push up into the groin, resembling an inguinal hernia. ...Read more

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How is pain in the thighs during ejaculation relate to femoral hernia?

How is pain in the thighs during ejaculation relate to femoral hernia?

Uncertain: If there is groin pain during ejaculation, and there is a femoral hernia, the pain is porbably due to increased abdominal pressure. Femoral hernias should be evaluated by a general surgeon. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What can I do if my femoral hernia hurts down the inside of my thigh. Does that mean it is by a nerve?

What can I do if my femoral hernia hurts down the inside of my thigh. Does that mean it is by a nerve?

Yes, if: Pain radiates down your thigh. But it could also mean that it is intermittently incarcerated. Show it to your surgeon, so he can make proper recommendation regarding surgical repair. ...Read more

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In hernia repair, can the skin of thigh be used instead of artificial mesh?

Good question.: Many years ago, the fascia from lateral thigh (fascia lata) was used for hernia repairs. But they eventually broke down and got resorbed because it was a free graft without any blood supply. It did not stay long enough, and many cases recurred. So we don't use it any more. ...Read more

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A have a hernia on right side of my thigh can a still play football tonight as am seeing go tomorrow?? Thanks for your response

A have a hernia on right side of my thigh can a still play football tonight as am seeing go tomorrow?? Thanks for your response

Thigh ?: If this "lesion" is truly on the thigh, it is not a hernia. If you think it is a hernia due to a bulge or a "ball" in the thigh, you may have a muscle tear. I would not feel that it would be wise to play football tonight. ...Read more