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why does my hernia hurt when i cough

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Increased pressure: A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the inner lining of the abdominal cavity, the peritoneum, may protrude through and create a sac ... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes possible: You need to be checked by a physician if you have hernia , yes two separate areas of break may appear as two hernias Your doctor wilted you if it is ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Keith Thomae
Specializes in General Surgery
Not Uncommon: Not Uncommon, unfortunately. This is why laparoscopy is being used more and more for colectomies. For you, it is time to get the hernia evaluated an ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Ok: Probale just muscle stain. See your doc if persistant. M
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Pressure: Non specific doubt inguinal hernia but have it checked
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Did they check: for a femoral hernia not just a inguinal hernia ??? A MRI of the pelvic area might be helpful
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
If you feel a mass: or lump, usually in midline in the upper abdomen, it could be epigastric hernia. Show it to your doctor to make sure.
A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked: coughing can aggravate an umbilical hernia. I suggest an examination with your PCP.
A 68-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Hirshorn
55 years experience General Surgery
See your doctor: Persistent abdominal pain should always be checked by a medical specialist. There are potentially serious reasons why you are having pain and nausea. ... Read More
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