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Hernia Above Belly Button Symptoms
Can a hernia above belly button cause pain under right ribs and through to back. Yelling makes pain worse.
Sounds like you have: an epigastric hernia. Anything that increases your intra abdominal pressure, including yelling, would cause pain. But hernia pain is usually located just around the hernia and would not radiate to other parts of the body. Get to a surgeon, to see if your symptoms are indeed coming from the hernia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more
I have a hernia above belly button very uncomfortable but getting severe dizziness waiting for an op but seems to be getting worse an lots of stinging?
I am not sure: how this works in terms of getting surgeries scheduled with socialized medicine. However I would certainly let your physician/ surgeon know right away about your worsening symptoms. Take care. ...Read more
Have had hernia above belly button since I was baby, 38 now. Would that cause abdominal swelling day after abdominal workout?
Sm reducible umbilical hernia above belly button. No pain. 4 kids. A 1 yr old I need to lift. No help. Surgery or wait. Can lift after lapriscop?
Most of umbilical: hernias do not need surgery as they are very small barely admits tip of pinky . Yes surgery is needed for larger symptomatic hernias to prevent incarceration, and after surgery you can do every thing including lifting kids, speak to your doctor if you need it or not. ...Read more
Maybe: An umbilical hernia can be surgically repaired or observed. If it is causing discomfort or enlarging, then it can be repaired. If it is stable, small, and causing no symptoms or problems then it can be observed. If it is in a young child, then it can be observed as some may resolve on their own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Small umbilical hernias usually don't cause much trouble, as they enlarge there is more likelihood bowel or omentum will become trapped in the hernia. Usually they can be repaired easily as an outpatient, often with a small piece of mesh placed behind the hole just outside the lining of the abdominal cavityie, the peritoneum. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surgical repair: This depends on your definition of "best". If the hernia is bothersome, limiting your activities, or enlarging, usually the best thing to do is repair it with an operation. Mesh repair is often used, and has slightly lower failure rates, with theoretically slightly increased risk of problems with the mesh. There are mesh products referred to as "ventral patches", and used by general surgeons. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hernia is : Defect, or hole, in the fascia, or the covering, of the abdominal wall. At the belly button, or umbilicus, there is a potential weakness where the fetus connects to placenta in the uterus.. When the area does not close completely at birth or potential weak area breaks down for any reason, you can get an umbilical hernia. ...Read more
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