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How to know if I have a hernia

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
?: I have no idea what you could possibly be talking about. A few more details, please.

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Lump: A hernia often has a lump associated with the area of pain. Physical exam is the best way to diagnose a groin hernia, but sometimes a variety of imagi ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Athletic pubalgia: Sports hernia is a term typically used for groin pain in an athlete (athletic pubalgia), often in the absence o a hernia on physical exam. It is a hot ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Stanton
Specializes in General Surgery
Did you have reflux?: Hiatal hernias can be silent about half the time and have reflux symptoms the other half. Those symptoms include heartburn, pressure or pain below you ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
Diagnosing a Hernia: Usually a physical exam by a physician is all you need to diagnose a hernia. If there is any question then an ultrasound or CT Scan can be done to dif ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Davidson
23 years experience Family Medicine
Hmmmm: That's a tough one to diagnose on your own or without an exam. Have you read up on this? <a href="<a href="http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/inguin ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Hernia : Any type of doctor can examine. Doctors that are expert in diagnosis and treatment of this condition are general surgeon. Find a surgeon who has an in ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Doctor: A hernia causes pain when lifting or straining. Your doctor will examine you to determine. Sometimes a test like a ct scan is needed for internal he ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
See surgeon: They will diagnose and treat.

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