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Hernia Repair Forum

This is a place to ask questions about hernia repair and receive a personal answer from a highly qualified doctor. You will also find support from other members who share your interest in hernia repair. A hernia occurs when part of an internal organ bulges through a weak area of muscle. Most hernias occur in the abdomen. Types of hernias, include, Inguinal, in the groin; Umbilical, around the belly button; Incisional, around or through a scar; Hiatal, in the diaphragm; Congenital Diaphragmatic, caused by a birth defect.
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I have had one normal child birth and two see section births after. After the normal and 1st see section my stomach went back to being fl...
This isn't exactly a question about hernia repair, and I hope I don't ever have to ask one. I'm 23 years old, and my dad had an umbilical...
My husband had a large incisional hernia repaired two months ago (the hernia developed after an emergency appendectomy four years prior)....
Had open surgery right side 3 months ago. Had pain in testicles found and bulge surgeon said it was a cord hematoma.I had a vas about 30...
Hello I was wondering is it normal to have chronic pain in my abdominal and groin over a year after my inguinal hernia surgery?
I'm a male in my mid 40s and I had hernia surgery one year ago. My testicle on that side hangs lower now and sometimes when I'm feeling w...
Hello, I am a 29 year old female suffering from intense lower back pain that radiates into my thighs, legs, and buttocks. The pain is ...
Dr walters could u ease hp me and give me the hp n operations that i urgently need as ive been to my dr n adked for a sterilisaion reaver...
Hi, almost three years ago I under went open surgery to have a mesh fitted over and inguinal hernia which I had for about 9 months pr...
Dr. I reasently had a verticsl hurnia repsir done but my belly buttons still hard n looks like im 81/2 months pregnant n im still in pain...
having undergone 4 open nissen fundoplication proceedures in the 1990s to repair a hiatus hernia i have never been free of pain in the le...
Hi. My primary physician referred me to a general surgeon for hernia surgery. I have doubts about a general surgeon's ability to perform ...
I am a female 20 years old have been in and out of doctors. No one can come up with a strong conclision.
For a few weeks now, out of the blue, I started having a feeling that my testicles were swollen. I examined them and found no lumps, no r...
Hi, After having numerous surgeries (several heart; complicated appendectomy a few years ago) I've developed a hernia in my abdomen. ...
I strained my abdomen and groin by doing too many sit ups last year. For various reasons, over exertion seemed like a good idea at the ti...
My boyfriend, almost 59, 6'1" and 231 lbs, has a hiatal hernia which sometimes acts up and he's able to relieve himself systematically. ...
I have had a large abdominal hernia since last year after having some surgery. I went to see a surgeon about it in December 2011, he sai...
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