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inguinal hernia &usual life
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Hernia occurs when part of an internal organ pushes through an opening in the organ’s wall. There are many types of hernias such as Inguinal Hernia (in the groin), Umbilical Hernia (around the belly button), and Incisional Hernia (through a scar). Discuss topics including prevention, symptoms, causes and surgical treatments for hernias.

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inguinal hernia &usual life

hello,

i have inguinal hernia & i'm obese person .... is it affect on my usual life & work ?

is it may affect on the ability to have sex before it repaire?

any helpful information?

thank you
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Hello and hope you are doing well.

The hernia may cause a mild dragging type of pain. It is unlikely to cause any sexual problems. But it can get obstructed and strangulated and lead to complications and hence may need surgery.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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I had an inguinal hernia. Got out of surgery around 14 days ago. I had an open mesh repair. I have documented my surgery and recovery here:
www.myhernia.co.uk
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