How to Locate the Inguinal Canal?

Answer Students in medical school, as part of their anatomy studies, will likely be asked to locate the inguinal canal on a cadaver. It is found running between the deep inguinal ring to the superficial i... Read More »

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Can sit-ups and/or crunches aggravate an inguinal hernia?

yes. i,ve had hernias. it takes a surgical fix to eliminate them. i,m working thru how to handle post surgery ab exercises as we "speak". i may never do a crunch again, but i will do something for... Read More »

Is there a way to heal my inguinal hernia without surgery?

I healed my inguinal hernia without surgery! About three years ago when I was healed from Fibromyalgia and felt recovered and full of energy I started to work again and also lifted heavy things. Fo... Read More »

What are the chances of death from inguinal hernia repair?

Mortality related to inguinal hernia repair or postoperative complications is unlikely, but with advanced age or severe underlying conditions, deaths do occur. Recurrence is a notable complication ... Read More »

Recovery Time for Recurrent Inguinal Hernia Surgery?

Healing from inguinal surgery may take anywhere from one week to several weeks, depending on what type of surgery the patient undergoes and other factors affecting the patient’s ability to heal.