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Does a sciatica hurt a testicle?

Does a sciatica hurt a testicle?

Sciatica: Sciatica can sometimes cause pain in the scrotum but does not cause injury to a testicle. ...Read more

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Hernia (Definition)

A condition that occurs when part of the stomach bulges into the chest. It can cause severe ...Read more


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Does a colonoscope hurt badly?

Does a colonoscope hurt badly?

No: I thought that the bowel prep was the most uncomfortable or inconveniant . The actual colonoscopy is done with conscious sedation(twilight sleep) and the vast majority of patients do not remember going through the procedure. ...Read more

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Does it hurt the baby to push an umbilical hernia back in?

Does it hurt the baby to push an umbilical hernia back in?

No: Umbilical hernias are unlikely to cause a problem in infancy. Usually they go away without treatment by age 3. You should not keep trying to push it in. ...Read more

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Does a pulpotomy hurt?

Does a pulpotomy hurt?

Pulpotomy: No a pulpotomy should not hurt. When you are adequately anesthetized should should be comfortable just like a regular filling. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a man has groin hernia?

What does it mean when a man has groin hernia?

Inguinal hernia: Direct inguinal hernia is due to weakness or defect of abdominal wall muscles in the groin area - subject may always feel need to push it back. Not dangerous but uncomfortable. Indiect inuinal hernia is due an outpouching of the periteum (abdominal lining) alongside the testicular blood vessels and vas (sperm duct). These have a relative narrow neck, bowel can enter, get stuck and strangulate. Fix. ...Read more

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Hat does it mean when your left ball and stomach hurts is it a hernia?

Hat does it mean when your left ball and stomach hurts is it a hernia?

Maybe: Hernias are very common, and groins hernias are the type that require an operation the most. They can present with pain and/or a lump in the groin. Best diagnosed with physical exam, but sometimes need imaging (ultrasound, ct scan), and rarely surgery. Surgery is the only treatment once the diagnosis is made. Your primary care provider should be able to help sorry this out. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Does it hurt getting a cavity?

Not at first: A tooth has to be badly infected to hurt. At first there is no sensation at all. It does not hurt to have the tooth fixed because the dentist will first numb the tooth before fixing it. ...Read more

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Do i need surgery if my umbilical hernia does not hurt?

Do i need surgery if my umbilical hernia does not hurt?

Not necessarily: The two main reasons to recommend hernia repair are (1)if the symptoms are interfering w/one's quality of life or (2)if the size of the hernia is large enough to lead to bowel incarceration. It sounds like you've answered #1; i advise you to see a hernia surgeon to help answer #2. ...Read more

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Would a hernia make my back hurt?

It's possible: Very large hernias in the abdominal wall can cause back pain by not having enough support in the front. There is some complicated physics equations, but the abdominal wall in the front, does help support the back. Having said that, it is not always possible to predict whether or not hernia repair will help back pain. ...Read more

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What amount does a pinna piercing hurt or it doesn't too much?

What amount does a pinna piercing hurt or it doesn't too much?

Ear Piercing: Pain is subjective. If you mean the soft lobes, they can hurt a little, if you mean the cartilage, it can hurt a lot more. I would not recommend piercing of the cartilage as it may lead to serious infection and visible deformity. ...Read more

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When does a diaphragmatic hernia have to be repaired?

When does a diaphragmatic hernia have to be repaired?

Depends : Some are repaired in utero, some are repaired after the age of 80. In general, for adults, it is based on size and symptoms. More symptoms and larger size, consider a consultation with a general or thoracic surgeon with experience in performing laparoscopic diaphragmatic hernia repairs. ...Read more

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Why might a small hiatal hernia cause pain and pressure a few hours after sleeping/laying down? Pls don't say it won't because it does.

Pressure: If gastric contents begin pushing up then there can be more reflux which will cause burning and pain. If you sit up and take something like Tums (calcium carbonate) and note an improvement in you symptoms this further supports your belief. ...Read more

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Does a hernia make you pee blood?

Does a hernia make you pee blood?

No,: Hernias are not associated with hematuria. You and your doctor should look for another cause for this bleeding, such as infection, stones, or neoplasm. ...Read more

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Does it hurt when you remove a chest tube?

Not much: Much, much less then when it went in. There will be some discomfort, very little if any pain. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a hernia in the groin area like bulge sac?

What does it mean to have a hernia in the groin area like bulge sac?

Inguinal Hernia: Inguinal, or groin hernias are very, very common (in men). If the hernia is small and not interfering with your daily activities, it is acceptable to take a "wait-and-see" approach. If not, hernia surgery is advised; this is an outpatient operation that can be performed "open" or via laparoscopy, typically with mesh. I recommend that you see a general surgeon for a formal evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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After a workout...What does it mean if a mans nipples burn?

After a workout...What does it mean if a mans nipples burn?

Friction: Friction from clothing or sports equipment is the most likely cause of nipple irritation after active sports. It is easy to test . . . Just put a bandaid over one nipple next time, and see what happens! ...Read more

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What does it mean that my baby has a diaphragmatic hernia?

What does it mean that my baby has a diaphragmatic hernia?

Maybe big deal: Congenital diaphragm hernia discovered in utero can range from a small hernia with no consequences, to a large hernia preventing lung development that is associated with a high risk of death at birth. Treatment obviously depends on the severity of the condition. You may want to see a pediatric surgeon for a consultation if the seriousness or plan is not clear to you. I hope everything turns out ok. ...Read more

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Does a hernia go away?

Hernia: Hernia is a defect/hole in the fascia. They can stay the same or get worse, which is why doctors recommend surgical repair. If they worsen, they can cause serious health problems. Take a friend with you to see your doc and get the hernia evaluated. An elective surgical repair is a good way to handle this problem. Be well. ...Read more

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