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The majority of hernias occur in males. Nearly 25% of men and only 2% of women in the United States will develop inguinal hernias. Inguinal hernias occur nearly three times more often in African American adults than in Caucasians.

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When a hernia occurs in the hesselbach's triangle is it direct?

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What is the recovery time for having an inguinal hernia surgery?

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What is the medical term meaning Intestinal Hernia?

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What is the medical term meaning hernia of the colon?

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What is the appearance of an inguinal hernia?

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What is the difference between a direct and indirect hernia?

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If it's not an inguinal hernia what could it be?

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You had a Inguinal hernia repair that was repaired with Mesh will this stop you from getting pregnant?

No. There is no relation of the inguinal hernia and any of the necessary "plumbing" involved for women (or men).


What has the author Chester B McVay written?

Chester B. McVay has written: 'Inguinal hernia' -- subject(s): Inguinal hernia


What is the name of hernia on testicles?

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Why right side inguinal hernia is more common?

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had a vasectomy about a week ago, then started to have pain above my genitalia near my abdomen, can a vasectomy cause an inguinal hernia?


Where is an inguinal hernia located?

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What symptoms does a inguinal hernia have?

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