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softball size hemotoma over left rib cage two weeks after surgery

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Hernia: I suspect you have a hernia. The alternatives could include a number of different tumors most benign that come to mind initially . I am sorry surgery ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allison Davis
17 years experience General Surgery
PO pain hernia: It's possible if the mesh was fixated near this area. Since there is no information about type of hernia repair, it's difficult to say. I recommend re ... Read More
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Probably not: assuming it was inguinal hernia repair. You should see your doctor to determine exact cause of your pain.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: In view of your history, i would see your doctor or surgeon to rule out a sub phrenic abscess or splenic infection youmight want to check in at an er ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Contact your surgeon: I do not know the details of your hernia surgery, what type of hernia, mesh or not, etc. You need to contact your surgeon.
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Dr. Patrick O'Neill
23 years experience General Surgery
Surgery not related: The gall bladder is on the right side, so the pain on the left is not related. How old is your friend? Are there any other symptoms? I can't help ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
More info needed: The most usual form is the familial hyperextensibility type. Is there a family history? Have you genetics clinic for evaluation and advice? http://www ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Yes : The spasm can be from stress and strain massage and rest and hydration all help.
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Sternotomy: Sternotomy is performed in which the sternum is surgically opened & then put back together following bypass. However some centers are performing robo ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: I'm not sure what kind of doctor told u this but as an orthopedic surgeon I have never treated a" narrow rib cage". Cervical ribs that may be causing ... Read More
A 89-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mena Mesiha
14 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Endocrinologist: Seeing a specialist that deals with metabolic bone disease is where i would start. They can see what treatments you have taken for osteoporosis and se ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Taylor
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Several things: I could be scar tissue or an incisional hernia. I would have your physician look at it.

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