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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?
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
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?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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