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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
See below: Rest, local heat & try Ibuprofen or something similar. See a doctor for an examination or a general surgeon to discuss & review hernia repair surgery.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Bend your legs: if you lay down and the legs stretched you still putting tension on the repair muscle, sitting down, or laying down with your legs bending will relrea ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to he ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Weeks
44 years experience Family Medicine
Reduce it or surgery: If you lie down with your abdominal muscles relaxed and steadily press on the hernia, it should eventually slide back inside. If it is stuck or too pa ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Hernia not the cause: Hernias don't cause constipation. If you have a hernia, and it's causing pain with bowel movements due to a large size, you should have it looked at ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Aranson
42 years experience General Surgery
Lower abdominal pain: You may have a recurrent hernia or chronic groin pain/strain that hasn't had time to heal or is recurring due to your activities or straining when you ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Rehab or Surgery: I assume you mean a herniated disc at t8. Treatment usually begins with rehab and physical therapy and then surgery for unresponsive cases or if the ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Stop hydrocodone: Then I would stop the hydrocodone. You don't say when your hernia repair was done, but most people don't need the strong stuff after a few days.
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A male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
NO: Trusses don't work. Have your surgeon move the date forward
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Mckenna
22 years experience General Surgery
Probably not.: Most sliding hiatal hernias would not give you that sensation. It would also not cause cramping pain normally. I would see your doctor and if your sym ... Read More
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