Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Is it possible to get a hernia from dancing the wrong way

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
NO: Unless you have preexisting undetected small hernia which may get may get bigger, or weak area in abdominal wall with impending hernia formatiom, ma ... Read More
Dr. Rafael Lugo
28 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: A hernia is usually an inherited weakness in the abdominal wall. It is possible that physical activity makes this area more prominent or larger and s ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Stable: may be unchanged with usual dancing If very forceful and abdominal muscle straining, then may increase in size. These are frequently and easily repair ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Roth
Dr. J. Roth answered
28 years experience General Surgery
Worst... strangulate: Strangulation of a hernia is uncommon but a potentially lethal complication of a hernia. If the intestines become trapped in a hernia, the blood supp ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Of course: You most certainly may develop a hernia, and it may not be related to your pregnancy. Certainly, all surgical scars may develop hernias, as well. I su ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Hernia is : Defect, or hole, in the fascia, or the covering, of the abdominal wall. At the belly button, or umbilicus, there is a potential weakness where the fe ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle: Myofascial defect is possible, but usually more common in the lower extremities. I think you would find the following site of benefit: https://radio ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
Ok: Probale just muscle stain. See your doc if persistant. M
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
39 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Yes: Anytime abdominal surgery is performed with an incision, there is the possibility of developing an incisional (ventral) hernia, either early postop or ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
17 years experience General Surgery
Hernia Information: Yes, visit http://goo.Gl/vblezq.
A member asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: If there was an incision on the front of your abdominal wall, you can get a hernia at that incision site. It occurs 15-20% of the time. You may need t ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month