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    Posted by dog on August 16, 2018 at 8:38 pm

    I read Shouldice Hospital will not do surgery if they cant see bump ..bs the cut over .. My question my hernia come up only if i stand up /walk or take a shower but if i lay down it visibly disappear. So how will they do cut if they don’t see anything ..Make me stand up first and do measurements like sewing jacket?:} before i go for surgery ?

    dog replied 5 years, 6 months ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • dog

    Member
    August 19, 2018 at 2:15 am

    Thank You drtowfigh This forum was live savings for many peoples ! Do you know by chance of any no mesh hernia surgeon in this world famous center ? https://mayoclinichealthsystem.org/locations/owatonna/services-and-treatments/surgery

  • drtowfigh

    Moderator
    August 18, 2018 at 5:36 pm

    You are correct. In my discussion with the Shouldice hospital, they refuse to see patients of mine with imaging documented hernias that don’t have a bulge on examination.

    If your bulge is prominent when standing, that’s enough to be treated by them.

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