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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Inguinal hernia: Anything which causes increased abdominal pressure probably can force the intestine through a weakened inguinal canal and cause a hernia. Older age, ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Usually none: There is no particular exercise that is more likely to cause a hernia compared to another. Hernias can come from activity, but typically only in genet ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
Cervical hernia: it really depends how bad the cervical hernia is ,and what kind of pressure against the nerve is causing, and what kind of symptoms you are having. so ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience in General Surgery
Not alway: Ypu may or may not have pain. Usually you see a bulge where the scar is.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Perichondritis?: Pain in the cartilage itself can occur and is usually self-limited but if it continues, worsens or recurs, it is likely a good idea to see an internis ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eduardo Krajewski
21 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Symptoms: Well, it will all depend on what you have, but mainly abdominal pain and fever. Other things can happen, but generally speaking if you have abdominal ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Based on size: There are several types of scoliosis, but the severity of the scoliosis is more based upon the size of the curve rather than type of curve. For examp ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Goldman
11 years experience in Clinical Psychology
All of it: Anxiety is pretty debilitating, regardless of the specific type. In the case of panic attacks, they're severe because of the intensity of symptoms. Ge ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Here are a few: Cancer of the Pancreas and High grade brain tumor(Glioblastoma) top the list. Other bad once are Cancer of the bile ducts and of the gall bladder.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Breathing issues: The most immediate issue with diaphragmatic hernia (cdh) are issues with breathing. Infants will need ventilator support. They will need close monitor ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience in General Surgery
Short of breath: It depends on the size and location. It can be anywhere from none to sensation of fullness or shortness of breath after eating, to reflux or heartbur ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Congenital/BornWith : A ventral hernia is a defect in the musculature of the front of the abdominal wall. This occurs most commonly at the belly button, arising from a def ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
May get incarcerated: If hernia is not repaired may get incarcerated , bigger the hernia higher the dances of bowel or omentum get stuck inside and cause complications.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Pain and swelling: Groin pain and swelling, but the physical findings may be located lower near the thigh region. These are uncommon, and more often identified in older ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Malkin
15 years experience in Anesthesiology
Heartburn: Not all hiatal hernias are symptomatic, but can explain symptoms if present. Commonly have heartburn, sore throat in morning, maybe even chest pain (f ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience in General Surgery
Mild narcotics: Drugs that contain hydrocodone, oxycodone, or codeine, mixed with tylenol, (acetaminophen) are usually used after herniorrhaphy.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Physical Exam Best: The most common hernias of the abdominal wall include the groin/inguinal region, the umbilicus, and the upper-middle abdomen. Hernias may also develo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience in Radiology
Infection: Retear are some possibilities. You need to report this to the surgeon who did yuor surgery.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Meniscus tear: This is generally caused by a twisting motion and fall. There is pain and often a click over the medial joint line with fluid in the knee joint. It is ... Read More
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Kumar
7 years experience in Anesthesiology
Upper Abdominal Pain: Classically, pancreatitis pain localized to the upper-abdominal region and can extend through to the back. The pain is often made worse by eating and ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
44 years experience in General Surgery
Severe pain: Strangulated hernia means that whatever is caught in the hernia has lost its blood supply and has died. This causes severe pain, nausea, vomiting and ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Pain: Discomfort and bulge or swelling are the most common symptoms of a hernia hernias are most common in the groins in men & sometimes at the umbilical ar ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Oldson
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Could be STD: Std testing is in order, though if negative your primary care provider will look for non-std causes. A tingling pain could be related to herpes, but o ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Glioblastoma : Stage IV astrocytoma, also known as glioblastoma multiforme with a 5 year survival of 0%. Ted kennedy had this type of tumor.
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