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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layne Hermansen
Specializes in Family Medicine
Several things: Can cause that pain. Yes, degenerative disc disease if it's significant. In your age, I'd consider being seen by a pain management doctor. The pain ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
SEE SURGEON: CT SCAN WILL NOT SHOW HERNIA UNLESS YOU HAVE A PIECE OF YOUR INTESTINE STUCK IN THE HERNIA THE BEST WAY TO RULE OUT A HERNIA IS TO BE EXAMINED BY A SU ... Read More
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Hiatal hernia: This is a condition in which part of the stomach pushes up through the diaphragm muscle into the thoracic cavity. You can not see this unless you hav ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Dickson
23 years experience General Surgery
No: You cannot see a hiatal hernia from the outside.
Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
52 years experience Thoracic Surgery
No: A Hiatal hernia is posterior, not anterior. Therefore is not a hiatal hernia
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaukat Matin
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Epididymitis: It is possible that you may nave other causes too like torsion of the testes, varicocoele or mumps.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Aitchison
26 years experience Radiology
To plan operation: Depending on what type of hernia, ct scans help the surgeon understand the type, location and size of hernia so he/she can plan appropriately. The ra ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Polselli
15 years experience Radiology
Possibly...: This is not my particular specialty. My colleagues may be better able to add more advice for you. However, it sounds as if your nissen fundoplication ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Athletic pubalgia: can cause this and is seen in those who do running type exercise (usually). The tendons that insert on the pubic bone can become inflamed or thickened ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Hernia: If you're referring to a groin or inguinal hernia, all you need to diagnose it is a physical examination. However it can be also diagnosed by ultrasou ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Femoral hernia: A recurrent femoral hernia will be hard to diagnose. The negative ct scan is reassuring, but not a guarantee. You can try the injection. An ultrasoun ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
21 years experience Radiology
CT: Although both ct and us can be used to evaluate a hernia, a ct provides much more detailed anatomic information.
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