Thank you for your followup, Dr. Brown.
Ultrasound identified “direct inguinal hernia measuring 2.3×1.3×1.7cm with anterior wall defect of 6mm. The hernia is not reducible, and contains primarily omentum. No issues noted with the testies, epididymis. No evidence of hydrocele or varicocele.”
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Thanks for the insight, Dr. Brown.
In your clinical experience, do you see instances where abdominal tissue pushes through a hernial opening and compresses on a spermatic cord resulting in the cord being tender or irritated? In these cases, has hernial repair resolved the pain?
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I’m a 32 year old male in the healthcare field who began experiencing left groin pain in Aug 2019 from around the spermatic cord (where it exits the inguinal canal) down to the epididymis. Feels like a tense/taut spermatic cord. I get uncomfortableness whenever I sit or lie down. Standing relieves the discomfort quite a bit.