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  • Nerve complication question

    Posted by Kerryk on April 7, 2016 at 1:17 pm

    If there was an injury to the nerves from my inguinal hernia repair could that cause a problem with my back? Or would it be localized to the groin area mostly? Surgeon said small hernias were no where near any of the major nerves but always a possibility of injury.

    LoriCx3 replied 8 years, 3 months ago 3 Members · 2 Replies
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  • drtowfigh

    April 9, 2016 at 2:32 am

    Nerve complication question

    Yes. If there is a nerve injury in the groin, some patients feel pain along the length of the nerve, which reaches obliquely around the back.

  • LoriCx3

    April 8, 2016 at 2:08 pm

    Nerve complication question

    KerryK- i’m not 100% sure either way. But I do know that there are nerves that stemmed from the lumbar region of the spine and come across the inguinal area in the front of the groin.

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