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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

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I think i may have inguinal hernias. There are two bumps on the inside of my thighs, one on each leg. Is this anything to worry about?

I think i may have inguinal hernias. There are two bumps on the inside of my thighs, one on each leg. Is this anything to worry about?

Doubt hernia: Usually a hernia bulge appears in the lower abdomen just above the crease that separates the abdomen from the thigh. These may be lymph nodes based on your description. Either way if they persist or are associated with any tenderness see your doctor. Physical exam should be able to determine. ...Read more

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The sizes of my testicles are not same. I occasionally suffer from a pain in my groin area including my upper thighs. Am i suffering from hernia?

The sizes of my testicles are not same. I occasionally suffer from a pain in my groin area including my upper thighs. Am i suffering from hernia?

Anatomy: One testicle is dominant and always bigger than the other one. This is normal. And, by your description it does sound like a possible hernia. Your doctor can help you determine if you should see a surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a knott under my skin inner thigh right testical hurts could this be a hernia or a pulled groin?

I have a knott under my skin inner thigh right testical hurts could this be a hernia or a pulled groin?

Epididymitis: Signs/sxs appear to be epididymitis of the testis, or orchitis. You need a scrotal ultrasound and possibly antibiotics. An incarcerated inguinal hernia, beyond pain and a knot, will eventually cause a bowel obstruction, which doesn't sound like your issue. ...Read more

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I have a hernia on my groin and I have basketball tryouts today. Is it safe for me to tryout? Its on my right side and its really close to the crease where my thigh meets my vagina

I have a hernia on my groin and I have basketball tryouts today. Is it safe for me to tryout? Its on my right side and its really close to the crease where my thigh meets my vagina

Should be fine: Base your activity level on your discomfort level. You should be fine if it doesn't bother you. At some point however, you should see a general surgeon with experience in both open and laparoscopic hernia repair as we think that hernias are riskier to leave alone in women compared to men. ...Read more

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Hernia repair in dec now have numb tingling and in pain outer thigh no answers from doctrs is it serious? Is their a name for it?

Hernia repair in dec now have numb tingling and in pain outer thigh no answers from doctrs is it serious? Is their a name for it?

Not serious: Depending on the location of the hernia, the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve may have been stretched, bruised or even cut. Damage to this nerve causes numbness, tingling or pain in the outer thigh. It is called meralgia paresthetica. It is not a serious condition, and won't affect strength in the leg. It can be painful or just downright annoying. It may get better w time. ...Read more

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Rt thigh feels numb, feels like my rt foot is slipping on ice. Had a rt inquinal hernia mesh repair two years ago. Could mesh be the problem?

Rt thigh feels numb, feels like my rt foot is slipping on ice. Had a rt inquinal hernia mesh repair two years ago. Could mesh be the problem?

Unlikely : While sensory nerves of the groin and lateral thigh can be damaged or cut and cause pain or numbness after groin hernia repair, these nerves do not extend to the feet, or even to the distal thigh. It may be a disc problem of the spine. ...Read more

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Mild pain in upper thigh and pubic area male. sensitive to touch after long sitting.No hernia and inguinal node, but there is a degenerative disc .

Mild pain in upper thigh and pubic area male. sensitive to touch after long sitting.No hernia and inguinal node, but there is a degenerative disc .

Get checked: Do you have severe low back pain, leg weakness, sensation changes your bowel or bladder, numbness in your sit areas, problems holding your urine or stool or sexual dysfunction? I so, you may have a potentially serious condition in the lower spine - cauda equina syndrome. Do see your clinician in any case for evaluation & treatment. Meanwhile, you can take acetaminophen or an NSAID for relief. ...Read more

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What is an indirect inguinal hernia? I have pain where the old hernia was and sometimes pain in my inner upper thigh.

What is an indirect inguinal hernia? I have pain where the old hernia was and sometimes pain in my inner upper thigh.

Indirect is #1: Most inguinal hernias come through the hole that's there for your round ligament (vas deferens in men) and testicular vessels called the "inguinal ring". In men with indirect hernias, this ring is too big, and you fix the hernia by fixing it (and usually, adding mesh). ...Read more

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Is it possible for a groin hernia to send pain down your thigh or could this be a lymph node. Do they send pain down from groin to thigh?

Absolutely.: Yes, groin hernias can cause a variety of pain syndromes, one of which could be a pain that goes from the groin down the inside of the thigh. There are many nerves in the area of a groin hernia, one in particular being the iliofemoral nerve, which provides sensation to the inside thigh. Discuss with a board certified general surgeon about repair. ...Read more

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I had an open incisional hernia repair three weeks ago. Ever since I have numbness in my buttocks and left anterior thigh. Is this normal? Suggestion?

I had an open incisional hernia repair three weeks ago. Ever since I have numbness in my buttocks and left anterior thigh. Is this normal? Suggestion?

Not typical. : Surgery on your abdomen should not give you back or buttock numbness. Pressure on your back from the table while you were asleep might. Check with you surgeon. ...Read more

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