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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Francis
48 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It is GERD.: Go back to a doctor and get the hiatal hernia fixed.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Belly-button?: If so, this is a common hernia after pregnancy. Pain may be a sign that the hernia is incarcerated (trapped) if severe it could lead to strangulati ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Slightly different: First time , repair is done by a standard type repair using one of the acceptable technique , repair of repair is custom tailored , depends on findi ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
A surgeon rather: A general surgeon would better assess you / operate on you, they deal with this problem more than urologists, best wishes
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Best: I would tell you that open repair is never wrong. Your doctor knows best specially if board certified and experienced. Good luck
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Pretorius
Specializes in Legal Medicine
Inguinal hernia: Surgery is the only option if indicated. You will have to enquire at your medical aid which hospitals they cover. It is done by a General Surgeon.
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
What symptoms are: Difficult? What tests were done? What type of swallowing test? Manometry (measures muscle contractions of esophagus)? Not all GI docs do those, so mig ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
There are many: potential causes of enlarged lymph nodes. I would start with your primary care physician and go from there.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
GP: Would recommend a GP first as the exam may reveal a possible diagnosis. Based on goals a referral may follow.
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