Pain comes and goes.

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      Can inguinal hernia pain go with long periods of rest ( a couple of months ), just for it to come back again after gentle exercise again? I have been resting and mainly walking since May, and pain was nearly gone, but came back after quarter of mile gentle jog yesterday. I have been diagnosed with a small 1/2 cm inguinal hernia.

    • #16483

      Feels like stabbing pains on top of the inguinal canal, very concentrated. I was virtually pain free, this is a massive setback to me as due to other health issues anxieties are very high. I have had another operation in the pelvic area back in January.

      I wen to see a surgeon some time ago, and he was very keen to perform laparoscopic repair with a plastic mesh, am a bit reluctant to have it done for obvious reasons. Unfortunately, this seems to be the only option here in UK. I have found a couple of hospitals in Europe who can operate using biological meshes, but don’t want to have any unnecessary operations done if this is not a cause of my pains.

      Could a small inguinal hernia be that painful? Can gentle exercise like jogging aggravated it, and if I give it time and rest, would that go away again?

      Thank you kindly.

    • #16484
      Good intentions
      Participant

      Dr. Muschaweck is still active in Germany. Her skills seem to fit your needs. She might have an explanation for your pain also. I think that she avoids using mesh if possible, and also removes it when appropriate. If I was in Europe she would be my starting point.

      https://www.physioroom.com/experts/e…muschaweck.php

    • #16485
      Good intentions
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    • #16489
      drtowfigh
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      Yes, inguinal hernia related pain can be activity related. That’s a common finding. Not every hernia causes pain. Those that do are worse with standing, sitting, bending, and best when lying flat.

    • #16524
      routern7
      Member

      are you sure Dr Muschaweck is there? I sent email and they said she left.

    • #16529
      Good intentions
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      quote routern7:

      are you sure Dr Muschaweck is there? I sent email and they said she left.

      Apparently, maybe, she left to start something new. Somebody just posted about it. It looks very promising.

      https://www.herniatalk.com/6229-inguinal-hernia-surgeons-london-uk

      https://biohernia.com/en-gb/

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