@drtowfigh – thanks. I actually figured out finances and am going to NYC (to an expert). Separately, I wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart – by making your thoughts/experiences in these occult hernias ‘public’, it has been a game-changer for me. I would never have known about these types of hernias without the info you provide via…[Read more]
Dr. Brown -thank you so much for the response! Just 2 questions:
1. In your estimation, is my situation complicated because its uncommon (2 hernias in the inguinal region)? Asking so I have some background on how local surgeons may view this case, as I have nothing to compare it to.
2. Is non-mesh something you recommend in general? Or does…[Read more]
I am wondering if anyone knows of a good general surgeon in the Toronto area that repairs inguinal hernias in women (hidden/occult). I have had pelvic pain for 2years now. Started my path with first having Gasto tests (endoscopy/colonoscopy – nothing was found). From there, the GI specialist suspected Endometriosis, so I saw a Gyno. We did an…[Read more]