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Can A Hernia Cause Internal Bleeding
Not directly: The most common type of hernia (in the groin) would not cause intestinal bleeding unless the intestine were strangled in the hernia -- and this would cause many more problems than simple bleeding. Hiatal herniae can facilitate acid refluxing into the esophagus which may lead to ulcers or erosions which may case esophageal bleeding, but not usually intestinal. Why do you ask? ...Read more
Also known as an internal hemorrhage, internal bleeding refers to bleeding that occurs inside the body that is not seen from the outside. This happens when there is damage to an artery or vein from trauma, an injury to the spleen, a ruptured aneurysm, or erosion into an artery or vein from cancer or gastric ulcer. Internal bleeding is a medical emergency ...Read more
Usually: Depends on the cause. If due to medicines e.g. Aspirin, ibuprofen, etc, the bleeding may heal by stopping the drug. Bleeding from cancer or tumors may require surgery. Ulcers can be treated with medicines, endoscopy or sometimes surgery. Please see your md or gasterenterologist to find the cause and select the best treatment. If you are bleeding massively or feeling faint- go to the er! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not likely: But consult your surgeon, just to make sure. ...Read more
Hematuria : Blood in urine can be a symptom of bladder or kidney disease. If this is what u mean by internal bleeding. Bladder causes of blood in urine can be;- infection/cystitis, bladder tumor, bladder stone & interstitial cystitis. Majority of non-smoking patients with blood in urine from bladder causes do not have a serious medical problem. However u should seek medical advice. ...Read more
Probably not: The admonition against heavy lifting for a time after abdominal surgery is out of concern for the surgical wound(s) in the abdominal wall. Your surgeon worries that you might somehow disrupt the wound, either opening the skin or creating an incisional hernia. At the very least, heavy lifting would be uncomfortable soon after abdominal surgery. There should not be a risk of internal bleeding. ...Read more
Not usually: Hernias of the abdominal wall should be surgically repaired. Serious complication can occur - including the hernia growing larger and trapping bowel within it. When that happens the hernia is painful and dangerous. Bleeding is not common - it does occur if bowel is trapped. Please do see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. Peter wilk, md. ...Read more
Rectal prolapse: rectal prlapse can be extremely uncomfortable. See a surgeon for further eval. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Trauma or injury such as major car accident, spleen or liver injury, penetrating trauma, etc. Postoperative bleeding is uncommon. Bleeding from ruptured ectopic pregnancy. Unless you mean internal bleeding inside the intestines such as stomach ulcers, colon cancers, colon lesions like vascular malformations or diverticula, hemorrhoids, etc. ...Read more
NO!: Does not happen, ever!Get a more detailed answer ›
NO: A 'sports hernia' is a misnomer. It usually refers to pain at the public tubercle from tearing of the rectus sheath off the tubercle. This won't lead to intestinal blockage. A true hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall, and can lead to intestinal blockage if bowel is trapped in a defect. Good luck. ...Read more
Mild, if any.: The bladder and the groin are in close proximity to one another. Therefore, it is not uncommon for a patient with a hernia to describe discomfort when urinating, especially if their bladder is full; however this is more of an awareness then a pain. Very rarely, a portion of the bladder can enter into the hernia sac. Groin tears rarely cause any urinary symptoms, if ever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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