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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
The Ls-S1 compre -: -compression @ L5-S1 would cause pain radiating down the posterior leg, to the lateral aspect of the ankle & foot. If severe, weakness in the gast ... Read More

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Abnormal protrusion : Most of the time hernia means there is a hole in the abdominal wall , its contents can enter and resulting intestinal obstruction & strangulatio ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Hernia : As defined by pubmed, "a hernia is a sac formed by the lining of the abdominal cavity (peritoneum). The sac comes through a hole or weak area in the f ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Nature/Nurture: Most hernias develop due to a "birth defect" of sorts, where natural holes in the abdominal wall present in fetal life fail to close. This may manife ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Bad Option: The purpose of a hernia belt is to prevent intestine from getting incarcerated ("stuck") within the hernia. The umbilicus is a very difficult if not i ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
No: Inguinal hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall of the groin, and is unrelated to a rectocele, which is part of a spectrum of pelvic floor muscle weak ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Surgery?: Did you just have an umbilical hernia repair? If yes, please advise your surgeon of these symptoms.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Hernia: you need to be checked by your surgeon to make sure you did not develop a hernia again especially. It could just be a strain of the healing tissues.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
39 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Hernia: It is a hernia, or protrusion of abdominal contents through a previous laparoscopic surgery access site. They can and should be repaired if symptomati ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Please clarify...: Have you been recently diagnosed with an incarcerated hernia (if so, get it fixed ASAP), has your hernia recently been repaired (if so, call your surg ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bodell
49 years experience in General Surgery
Not usually: The diastasis recti is a separation of the rectus muscles of the abdomen as they move laterally (away from the midline). This causes a large buldge i ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience in Wound care
Opening in muscle : You may have a weakness where your umbilical cord went thru. Or it can be from a surgery that left a weakness there.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience in Urgent Care
No: The nerves that would need to be impinged exit the spine and traverse the rear of the pelvis , direct and indirect inguinal hernias are anterior to th ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Gas: If you have an incarcerated hernia, gas gets trapped in the incarcerated loop and applies pressure on the walls. This may cause pain. Also, an incarce ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
General surgeons: Inguinal hernia repair is done by mostly general surgeons, however certain general surgeons will do only hernia surgery only.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
More Info, please.: I would like to answer your question, but I am uncertain what you mean by "high groin". Thanks.
A male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Several: Commom problem with usual clear diagnosis traditional open surgery with good long term laparoscopic with mesh most with good results.
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A member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: This is normal, and will take 2-4 weeks to go away. Worse with coughing and sneezing is also normal. Hope this helps!
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
"Innies" vs "Outies": I am not aware of data showing a relationship. If that were the case, we would probably see many more "outies" or umbilical hernias in children delive ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Call surgeon: And tell them about the pain.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Post-op pain common: Talk to your surgeon! tell him/her what's going on. You're the best judge of how much pain you can tolerate but let your surgeon know. S/he should hav ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: How long have you been after lap hernia repair? Inguinal? Hernia repair is to reinforce the strength of the original weakened muscle and fascia with a ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
It can: Large hiatal hernias, known as paraesophageal hernias, can cause chest pain, and the feeling there is a balloon inside that needs to burst. They can a ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not normally: A hiatal hernia can caused referred pain to the left shoulder rarely but not normally to the right shoulder. One way it could cause some referred pain ... Read More

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