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Maxwell J. Nanes, DO (Emergency Medicine)

Dr Nanes received a doctorate from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and went on to complete a residency in emergency medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. There he trained at Froedtert Hospital and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in the practice of adult and pediatric emergency medicine. He was a chief resident and received numerous awards for teaching excellence during his time there. | | After residency he took a job at a community hospital where he and his colleagues worked through the toughest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. |

Aiko Yoshioka, MD

Aiko Yoshioka, MD (Gastroenterology)

Dr. Yoshioka graduated from the Niigata University School of Medicine. He worked as a gastroenterologist at Saiseikai Niigata Hospital and Niigata University Medical & Dental Hospital before serving as the Deputy Chief of Gastroenterology at Tsubame Rosai Hospital and Nagaoka Red Cross Hospital. Dr. Yoshioka joined Saitama Saiseikai Kawaguchi General Hospital as Chief of Gastroenterology in April 2018.

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  • Groin lump when standing

  • Hard and swollen lump in groin

  • Groin is swollen and turning blue/red

  • Swelling in the groin that hurts if I touch it or put pressure

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What is Incarcerated Inguinal Hernia?

An incarcerated inguinal hernia is a hernia of the small or large intestine that gets stuck in the groin or scrotum due to swelling and cannot be pushed back into the abdomen. It can lead to a strangulated hernia, where the blood supply to the intestine in the hernia gets cut off, causing complications.

Typical Symptoms of Incarcerated Inguinal Hernia

  • Groin swelling appears when standing up

  • Swelling in the groin region

  • Stomach pain or tummy ache in a specific place

  • Groin swelling doesn't retract when pushed

  • History of groin hernia

  • Pain when pressing down on the abdomen

  • Intermittent, crampy abdominal pain

  • Groin pain

Doctor's Diagnostic Questionson Incarcerated Inguinal Hernia

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this disease:

  • Do you have swelling in the groin area when standing up?

  • Is there swelling in your groin?

  • Is your stomach pain localized to one specific area?

  • Does the swelling at the groin not retract when pushed?

  • Have you ever been diagnosed with an inguinal hernia?

Treatmentof Incarcerated Inguinal Hernia

An incarcerated hernia is one that cannot be reduced or helped by pushing the intestine back into the abdomen. Immediate surgery is needed to fix the hernia.

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References

  • Kepičová M, Ihnát P. Laparoscopic versus open hernia repair in patients with incarcerated inguinal hernia. Rozhl Chir. 2021 Fall;100(9):440-444. English. doi: 10.33699/PIS.2021.100.9.440-444. PMID: 34649453.

    https://perspinsurg.com/rvch/article/view/636

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Reviewed By:

Maxwell J. Nanes, DO

Maxwell J. Nanes, DO (Emergency Medicine)

Dr Nanes received a doctorate from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and went on to complete a residency in emergency medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. There he trained at Froedtert Hospital and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in the practice of adult and pediatric emergency medicine. He was a chief resident and received numerous awards for teaching excellence during his time there. | | After residency he took a job at a community hospital where he and his colleagues worked through the toughest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. |

Aiko Yoshioka, MD

Aiko Yoshioka, MD (Gastroenterology)

Dr. Yoshioka graduated from the Niigata University School of Medicine. He worked as a gastroenterologist at Saiseikai Niigata Hospital and Niigata University Medical & Dental Hospital before serving as the Deputy Chief of Gastroenterology at Tsubame Rosai Hospital and Nagaoka Red Cross Hospital. Dr. Yoshioka joined Saitama Saiseikai Kawaguchi General Hospital as Chief of Gastroenterology in April 2018.

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