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Can leg pain be caused by gallstone problems?

Can leg pain be caused by gallstone problems?

Not typically: Gallbladder symptoms usually effect the upper abdomen either in the middle or on the right side under the rib cage (over the liver). Some patients complain of back pain on that side as well. Frequently, gallbladder problems are confused and treated as heartburn or reflux. It would be very unusual to have leg pain associated with the gallbladder. ...Read more

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Erection (Definition)

An erection refers to the stiff or erect penis. An erection that is " normal" means that it is ...Read more


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Can testicle pain be easily mistaken by symphisis pain?

Can testicle pain be easily mistaken by symphisis pain?

Usually not.: Pain at the pubic symphysis, or symphisis pubic dysfunction, is usually localized to the joint right at the pubis and is exacerbated by pelvic movements. This also usually occurs in pregnant women. Testicular pain is usually a dull ache that localizes to the testicle itself, and it's supply of nerves is from a different region of the body, up in the abdomen. ...Read more

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Could my intermittent, excruciating testicular pain be caused by a hydrocele?

Could my intermittent, excruciating testicular pain be caused by a hydrocele?

Not usually: What can , however cause that pain ( depending on you age) is intermittent testicular torsion. This is where the testicle spins and cuts off it's own blood supply. That is a surgical emergency. ...Read more

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Can physical pain be caused by depression?

Can physical pain be caused by depression?

Yes: Many people with depression suffer from chronic pain or other physical pain. They can have headaches, back pain, chest pain, muscle/joint pain, digestive symptoms, change in appetite, dizziness...There are chemical changes in the brain that can change how one perceives pain. http://www.webmd.com/depression/recognizing-depression-symptoms/physical-symptoms. ...Read more

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Can back and hip pain be caused by gallstones?

Yes and no: Back pain yes. Gallstones can cause colic not only referred to the right upper quadrant of the abdomen, butvalsobthe right upper back. They can also cause chest pain. Often they are asymptomatic. Hip pain no. Lower back pain no. ...Read more

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Can hypogonadism be caused by a varicoecele?

Can hypogonadism be caused by a varicoecele?

Yes: Varicoceles occupy a portion of the scrotum (sac) and can compression the testis and decrease fertility, libido, etc. This can be due to poor temperature regulation and restriction of blood flow to the testis. ...Read more

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Can right shoulder pain be caused by gallstones?

Can right shoulder pain be caused by gallstones?

Could be: Some times gall bladder attaches will give referred pains to right shoulder area. ...Read more

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Can pain caused by temporal arteritis be relieved by exercise?

Can pain caused by temporal arteritis be relieved by exercise?

No: Temporal arteritis is a vasculitis or blood vessel inflammation. It is unusual to have it at your age. Exercise does not help it. If this is really what you have, it must be treated with steroids like Prednisone. See a doctor to be tested and examined. Good luck! ...Read more

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Could pain in shoulder be caused by stress?

Could pain in shoulder be caused by stress?

Yes: Stress could cause muscular pain between the shoulder and neck area. Stress can also worsen existing arthritis pains. However, stress cannot new bone and joint problems (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, etc.) nor cause rotator cuff problems. ...Read more

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Aching painful leg, can this be caused by pregnancy fluid?

Aching painful leg, can this be caused by pregnancy fluid?

Leg pain in pregnanc: Certainly if one has a significant degree of leg swelling due to retained fluid one can experience a degree of leg pain. Important to assess the severity of the pain and if it is associated with pain on compression of the calf and with notable warmth. The latter would surface the need to evaluate for thrombophlebitis a doctor should examine. ...Read more

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Can difficulty urinating be caused by opiates?

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Can difficulty urinating be caused by opiates?

Yes: Opioids such as hydrocodone, oxycodone & morphine are associated with urinary retention, constipation & dry mouth, among other side effects. While one can attempt to prevent and deal with the latter two issues, preventing & treating urinary retention is trickier. Best to avoid other anticholinergic medications if at all possible. ...Read more

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Can stomach pain in pregnancy be caused by hunger?

Can stomach pain in pregnancy be caused by hunger?

Sometimes: If you have not eaten for a while you can get pain from increased acidity in your stomach and esophagus and reflux, try eating and taking some antacids and if not helpful, see your ob. ...Read more

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Can intermittent kidney pain be caused by dehydration?

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Can intermittent kidney pain be caused by dehydration?

No: Some other causes of flank pain should be sought, e.g., UTI. ...Read more

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Can stomach or abdominal pains be caused by your kidney problems?

Can stomach or abdominal pains be caused by your kidney problems?

Yes: Kidney's pathological states can be associated with abdominal pains. Eg. Utis, enlarging cysts, pkds. ...Read more

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Help please! could deep groin and leg pain be caused by constipation?

Maybe for the groin-: Pain, though its very unlikely; leg pain: never heard of it causing it, but conceivably could happen, depending on cause of the constipation, which affects the nearby nerves to the legs, in the pelvis. Get to see your pcp or the surgeon to get evaluated/investigated. Good luck. ...Read more

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What problems can be caused by scar adhesions?

What problems can be caused by scar adhesions?

Several: The most common problem with postsurgeryu adhesions is pain. Some surgeons do not feel that adhesions cause pain but frequently freeing up adhesions from prior surgery can reduce pain at the site. Adhesions in the abdomen can trap bowel leading to obstruction, & scars around a woman's fallopian tubes may prevent pregnancy from occurring. ...Read more

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Can skeletal pain be caused by myeloma?

Can  skeletal pain be caused by myeloma?

Yes: Myeloma is a disease that effects bone directly. Patients with myeloma frequently have skeletal complaints. ...Read more

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What is a hernia? And what causes them? I am 57 and over the course of a year, a lump appeared on my left groin area. Now its the size of a small burrito. Doesn't cause pain unless i try to have sex. Morning erections are not as regular, but still get the

What is a hernia? And what causes them? I am 57 and over the course of a year, a lump appeared on my left groin area. Now its the size of a small burrito. Doesn't cause pain unless i try to have sex. Morning erections are not as regular, but still get the

A : A hernia is just a hole. When you get a hole or hernia in your abdominal wall musculature the abdominal contents or intestine can pass through this hole and get trapped. This is generally considered a surgical emergency and can be life threatening. Generally speaking all hernias should be looked at by a surgeon as soon as they appear. The smaller a hernia is, the easier it is to repair. ...Read more

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Could inguinal hernia surgery cause a change in the direction of my erection? I notice it points to the right now.

Could inguinal hernia surgery cause a change in the direction of my erection? I notice it points to the right now.

Unlikely: You may have peyronie's. We don't know the cause but there are lots of treatment options available including a promising biological agent the fda is currently reviewing. ...Read more

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Can a hernia cause erectile dysfunction?

Can a hernia cause erectile dysfunction?

Generally not, but..: Have your doctor check you out to make sure. ...Read more

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Could it be healthy to have trouble getting an erection if you have a hernia?

Could it be healthy to have trouble getting an erection if you have a hernia?

Hernia and ED: There are many causes for ed. The presence of hernia alone is not usually the primary cause for ed. However pain associated with a hernia, especially if severe, may certainly be a contributing component. It is perhaps wise to discuss the entire complex situation with your family physician or surgeon to thoroughly evaluate all potential causes for ed, and potentially consider repair of the hernia. ...Read more

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Can having erection effect hernia healing after open mesh surgery negatively?

Can having erection effect hernia healing after open mesh surgery negatively?

No: Basically these are separate anatomic entities. The only common part of the system is where the vas deferens goes through the abdominal wall. The actual erection of the penis is from the blood supply to the penis. ...Read more

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Had hernia surgery 1 yr ago and have hard time getting an erection is this normal?

Unrelated: Hernia surgery does not affect the involuntary nerves and blood supply to the penis and would have no affect on the ability of an erection. Discuss with your primary physician or a urologist. ...Read more

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2 months after bilateral lap. Inguinal hernia repair, i feel my erection twisted to the right, and right test hangs higher than usual. Is it related?

Doubt it: If the angulation of the penis is severe, it could represent peyronie's disease. While it appeared after a lap inguinal hernia repair, the problem is in the shaft of the penis. I don't think the repair is causative. I would see a urologist to find out more. One testis hanging higher is normal. ...Read more

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After having right inguinal hernia surgery i feel like there is change in direction of erection.It is more toward left. Is this normal?

After having right inguinal hernia surgery i feel like there is change in direction of erection.It is more toward left. Is this normal?

Not usual: During hernia repair dissection will not go towards penis, could be due temporary healing process , speak to your surgeon in your follow up visit ...Read more

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3+ mnths since lap. Inguinal hernia repair, base of the penis still sore on the right side, sperm cord achy, erection twisted. Was normal b4. Related?

3+ mnths since lap. Inguinal hernia repair, base of the penis still sore on the right side, sperm cord achy, erection twisted. Was normal b4. Related?

Delicate area: The area of the penis and scrotum are very delicate areas. The surgery you had causes a lot of trauma down there with a lot of inflammation ( red, hot, swelling, tenderness). Your activity level after surgery to present may be contributing to your condition if excessive. If it is not starting to resolve, see the surgeon to be sure that you are not having an unusual problem. ...Read more

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I 70 yr. Male had angioplasty in 2004&08, am diabetic, have hernia, hydrocele & suffering from erectile dysfunction since 2004. How to correct these.

Hernia/Hcele surgery: Will take care of hernia ; hydrocele. Erectile dysfunction may respond to medication, vacuum device or best be served by surgical implantation of a penile prosthesis. Best to consult with a urologist who may be able to manage all three problems. Otherwise may be referred to a general surgeon for hernia repair. ...Read more

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Can cough cause hernia?

Can cough cause hernia?

Yes: Chronic cough, as in smokers or those with longstanding lung disease, famously places a person at additional risk for hernia. ...Read more

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What causes hernia in females?

What causes hernia in females?

Most hernias: Occur spontaneously with no cause or reason. Sometimes hernias are associated with repetitive heavy lifting, obesity or past pregnancy. Most common location of hernias are the groins or umbilical region. The cause of one type of hernia can be an incisionsl hernia caused by previous surgery. ...Read more

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Can a hernia cause a hydrocele?

Can a hernia cause a hydrocele?

Sort of: These two entities are related, especially in pediatric cases. Incomplete closure of the tunica vaginalis as the testis descends down to the scrotum can be the cause for both hydrocele and hernia. One does not cause the other. That said, hydroceles have been known to occur after hernia repair. This is felt to be related to restriction of the cord lymphatics after herniorrhaphy. ...Read more

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Hernia (Definition)

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