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how to treat a small muscular hernia

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
See a surgeon: Where you live to see whether or not you have a hernia. If you need to have surgical repair, it would probably be best to go to a medical center for ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
40 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Symptoms?: Many people have a hiatal hernia (the opening in the diaphragm for the esophagus is too big) but no symptoms. These people need no treatment. The mo ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Orthopedic Surgeon: An orthopedic surgeon would be the physician to consult with.
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Pain: With your symptoms I strongly advise you to see your Primary doctor as soon as possible. Please let me know what develops.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Hernia related: unless it is proved otherwise. See your surgeon who operated on you. Never heavy lifting for you.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
See a Doctor: You should see a doctor to be evaluated and find out for sure what is going on. I wish you the very best.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hemangshu Podder
34 years experience Transplant Surgery
No: No.....if it's hernia.....treatment should be surgery.....contact your doctor
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amit Kharod
78 years experience General Surgery
Suture repair if any: A small hernia without symptoms can remain untreated surgically. This is a for a 'fingertip' sized painless hernia without protrusion.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Ouderkirk
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Hiatal hernia: A small hiatal hernia would likely NOT need surgical repair, unless it became "stuck" or causing lots of symptoms. Usually a small hiatal hernia is no ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Neck or lumbar: Rest, stretch out, be examined by spine specialist.

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