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I had bilat fem and ing hernias from a heavy lifting injury, with chronic UTI s/s since, urin tests (-). Could I also have suffered a cystocele?

I had bilat fem and ing hernias from a heavy lifting injury, with chronic UTI s/s since, urin tests (-). Could I also have suffered a cystocele?

Maybe: Cystocele is "dropped" bladder and can be diagnosed by your gynecologist. You can see and feel a cystocele when you are bearing down or push. Cystocele can cause uti's and can be corrected with pessary or vaginal surgery. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


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I had bilat fem and ing hernias from a heavy lifting injury, with chronic UTI s/s since, urin tests (-). Could I also have suffered a cystocele? Word2

I had bilat fem and ing hernias from a heavy lifting injury, with chronic UTI s/s since, urin tests (-). Could I also have suffered a cystocele? Word2

Prolapse bladder: It is possible you have a cystocele, as part of your injury and other life related events. Your regular doc, gyn, or urologist can start the diagnostic process with pelvic exam and then adding ultrasound and /or ct scan. Ask about rectocele as well. Take a friend with you for the visit to help you understand and ask questions. ...Read more

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Why does it seem like I'm getting an UTI after my menstural period after having hernia surgery and then gallbladder surgery?

Why does it seem like I'm getting an UTI after my menstural period after having hernia surgery and then gallbladder surgery?

Ask about Foley: Some surgeries such as hernia and gallbladder surgery, the surgeon may place a Foley catheter or straight cath prior to surgery. This can put you at risk for a UTI. You should also look into the antibiotics you were given, they can also lead to UTI. If you have gotten frequent UTI's, you should see a Urologist to get a further work-up ...Read more

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I have pcos, a large hiatus hernia, keep getting utis & kidney stones. I feel like the doctors think I'm annoying them. I go at least once a fortnight?

I have pcos, a large hiatus hernia, keep getting utis & kidney stones. I feel like the doctors think I'm annoying them. I go at least once a fortnight?

My sympathies: Problems with kidney stones and utis should be both treatable and further stones and utis preventable. Hiatal hernia and pcos should both respond to medical therapy. Hopefully your primary care dr. Is part of a group so you can receive comprehensive care. However, your doctors should not feel annoyed if you have genuine problems requiring treatment. ...Read more

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What are some causes of hiatal hernias?

What are some causes of hiatal hernias?

Enlarged opening: A hiatal hernia occurs when the normal opening in the diaphragm that allows the esophagus to pass through stretches out and allows the stomach to herniate in to the chest. While genetics, trauma, and obesity can be contributing dactors, it is generally not possible to determine why some people develop them and others don't. ...Read more

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Can a hernia cause cancer?

Can a hernia cause cancer?

No, but..: If you mean hiatal hernia (stomach pops up into chest): can increase backflow of stomach contents, which can increase esophagitis, which can cause pre-cancerous changes (barrett's esophagus), which can sometimes cause cancer, then yes, indirectly, and on occasion, hernias can cause cancer.
Otherwise things like inguinal (groin) hernias do not cause cancer. ...Read more

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What causes groin hernias?

What causes groin hernias?

No specific cause: Groin or inguinal hernias are quite common in men, and may be somewhat hereditary. It is a weakness in the fibers that may be weak since birth. Can sometimes be associated with heavier lifting or repeated straining. ...Read more

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What causes hiatal hernia?

What causes hiatal hernia?

Stretched diaphragm: There is normally a hole in the diaphragm through which passes the esophagus. The diaphragm separates the abdominal and chest cavities, and the chest cavity is like a vacuum. When the normal opening stretches out and becomes large enough, the stomach gets "sucked" into the chest slowly. Why some get this and others don't is largely a mystery. ...Read more

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What causes a hiatal hernia?

What causes a hiatal hernia?

Unknown: The hiatus is the normal hole in the diaphragm muscle thru which the esophagus passes to go from the chest to the abdominal cavity. A hiatal hernia is an enlargement of this opening thru which the stomach can slip up into the chest. This is found in 15% of people & rarely causes symptoms. It is unclear if this develops before birth and/or develops in response to elevated abdominal pressure. ...Read more

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Does hernia cause migrane?

Does hernia cause migrane?

No relation: Hernia is a defect in the abdominal wall. It is located where the spermatic cord travels or the round ligament in females. People can get direct or indirect hernias. There isn't a relationship between migraines and hernia. Doctors looked at the relationship between migraine headaches and patent foramen ovale but did not find a positive relationship with closure of pfo. ...Read more

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What causes inguinal hernias?

What causes inguinal hernias?

Congenital/acquired: The path taken for testicular descend can stay open or predispose one to inguinal herniation - this is aka indirect hernia. The hernia more common with accident, sport injury or heavy lifting as with construction workers is frequently through the direct inguinal space - direct inguinal hernia. ...Read more

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What causes diaphragmatic hernia?

What causes diaphragmatic hernia?

Lack of development: Poor or incomplete development of the pluroperitoneal membrane which forms the diaphragm muscle. ...Read more

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What causes a diaphragmatic hernia?

What causes a diaphragmatic hernia?

Birth defect: It is a failure of the tissue that will form the diaphragm musle to fuse in the midline and separate the abdominal compartment from the chest compartment. ...Read more

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Can hernia cause blood in the urine?

Can hernia cause blood in the urine?

No hernia does not: Blood in urine can be gross (visible)or microscopic (more than3to5 red blood cells per high power field when viewed under gagnification) called hematuria
gross hematuria can vary in colour from pink to bright red. Gross hematuria usually present to the doctor as a complaint, but mocroscopic is seen in urune test.
Causes are infections, stones, tumours, bodys clotting system or blood thinner drugs. ...Read more

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Can a hernia cause blood in the urine?

Can a hernia cause blood in the urine?

No it does not: Blood in urine can be gross (visible)or microscopic (more than3to5 red blood cells per high power field when viewed under gagnification) called hematuria
gross hematuria can vary in colour from pink to bright red. Gross hematuria usually present to the doctor as a complaint, but mocroscopic is seen in urune test.
Causes are infections, stones, tumours, bodys clotting system or blood thinner drugs. ...Read more

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What are the causes of umbilical hernia?

What are the causes of umbilical hernia?

Multiple: The most common causes for an umbilical hernia include stretching and thinning of the abdominal wall with increased intraabdominal pressure. The classic examples are preganant women and obese people. Lack of exercise and abdominal wall atrophy is another cause. Previous incisions around the umbilicus can result in umbilical hernias as well. ...Read more

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Doea a hernia cause blood in your urine?

Doea a hernia cause blood in your urine?

Blood from hernia: If you have a hernia without problems then it is unlikely to be from hernia. ...Read more

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What are the causes of hernia in the abdomen?

What are the causes of hernia in the abdomen?

Many: While the exact cause for a particular person may be unknown, there are many factors that are associated with hernia disease such as collagen disorders which can be genetically determined, previous surgery, infection, trauma, or congenital (born with it). Although relatively uncommon, coughing can cause a hernia in the groin. There also is likely more than one factor in the cause. ...Read more

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Does ventral hernia usually cause many symptoms?

No.: Ventral hernias encompass a broad range of hernias of the front of the abdominal wall, including umbilical, epigastric, spigelian, and incisional hernias. Symptoms are primarily related to the size of the hole in the abdominal wall and what, if anything, is getting 'stuck' in them. While not all of these require repair, this determination is best made by a hernia surgeon. ...Read more

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Can vp shunts cause hernias? How does it happen?

Can vp shunts cause hernias? How does it happen?

Rare: Peritoneal end of vp shunt is instead through a small incision, cathetor is closed water tight, unlikely to get a hernia, but possible due to poor healing, weak abdominal wall, and associated diseases. ...Read more

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How does an ingenuial hernia cause constipation?

How does an ingenuial hernia cause constipation?

Possible: Large inguinal hernias (sliding I H) may cause constipation as colon enters or becomes part of the wall, most of the common small hernias will not cause. If you have one get it repaired to prevent serious complications ...Read more

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Can hernias be caused by strenuous sexual activity?

Yes, hernia: Can result from any strenuous activity or acute injury or repeated injuries to same area. ...Read more

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Wat else can cause pain in the groin apart from hernia?

Wat else can cause pain in the groin apart from hernia?

Injury, etc: Most younger men with groin pain have an injury, usually to the same structures that hurt when a hernia forms. Sporting activity can cause such pains (eg groin pulls etc) and the term "sports hernia" which some believe is more sports injury than hernia, can be made better by hernia-type procedures. The groin also contains lymph nodes, nerves, veins etc. An ultrasound and physical exam can help. ...Read more

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Can a groin tear or hernia cause urinarary pain or complacations?

Can a groin tear or hernia cause urinarary pain or complacations?

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 more

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Might doing crunches with additional weight cause a hiatus hernia?

Might doing crunches with additional weight cause a hiatus hernia?

Don't think so: It may exacerbate an existing weakness at the hiatus but I don't think it would "cause" it. A severe and sudden force, however, can cause traumatic hernias (car accident). ...Read more

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It'd be possible that a hiatus hernia cause breathing difficulties?

It'd be possible that a hiatus hernia cause breathing difficulties?

Possibly: A hiatal hernia can cause breathing difficulties in a couple different ways. One, if it is very large enough of the stomach can get into the chest that it takes up space the lungs would normally occupy. Two, if the reflux associated with the hrenia is bad enough it can reflux into your airway and cause problems with bresthing ...Read more

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I have been gaining wt since I got an umbilical hernia. Can it cause wt gain?

I have been gaining wt since I got an umbilical hernia. Can it cause wt gain?

No: The most common cause of gaining weight is eating more calories. Hernias, without question, don't cause weight gain. See your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Hernias what problems can inguinal hernias cause. I have two, one on each side?

Hernias what problems can inguinal hernias cause. I have two, one on each side?

Pain and a lump: Inguinal hernias typically cause pain or discomfort of varying levels. Left untreated, there is a low likelihood they will get worse. Fixing them requires a surgical procedure, which is also low risk, but has a failure rate of 1-10% depending on the surgeon and the technique. A laparoscopic repair by a surgeon experienced with the technique is probably best for bilateral hernia repair. ...Read more

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What can cause pain on left side near the groin?, no hernia found On scan no injury

Many things.: It could be diverticulitis, bowel obstruction, ovarian torsion, ruptured cyst, pelvic inflammatory disease etc, . The cause of the pain can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other studies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Apart from hernia what can cause major pain in the groun and sometimes down the thigh?

Inguinal strain, or: The so-called "sports hernia", or less likely, from adenopathy, aneurism of the femoral artery, orthopedic conditions of the hip joint, arthritis, trauma... Hernia is the most common and may be symptomatic even when too small to feel on exam. Suggest an evaluation by a surgeon. ...Read more

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What are the syptoms of a hernia when there is no lump? What could the causes for this be?

What are the syptoms of a hernia when there is no lump? What could the causes for this be?

Pain: The typical symptoms of a hernia are a bulge and pain. The pain is caused by abdominal contents protruding through the hole in the abdominal wall (the hernia). Best to get it checked out by your primary care provider. Sometimes need a ct scan or ultrasound to make the diagnosis. Occasionally, a surgical procedure is needed to make the diagnosis. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Hot chest like feeling what could it be I have a hital hernia and I do have gord can anxiety be a cause?

Most likely yes: How big is your hiatus hernia. Most of the time hiatus hernia is silent, inother words, has no symptoms. Tension is the most likely is your problem, but you should see a GI doctor. ...Read more

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For constipation caused by a hernia what is the Tx? How is relief provided? What foods can be eaten and avoided?

For constipation caused by a hernia what is the Tx? How is relief provided? What foods can be eaten and avoided?

Hernia not the cause: Hernias don't cause constipation. If you have a hernia, and it's causing pain with bowel movements due to a large size, you should have it looked at soon by a general surgeon. You can find one interested in hernia disease at the Americas Hernia Society website.
https://americanherniasociety. Org/
Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can hiatis hernia cause pain, have pain in upper left quadrant. Just stabbings pain, no other symptoms, hernia diagnosed years ago?

Yes and no: If the hiatal hernia is large enough to cause symptoms the it will not be pain LLQ it could cause heartburn, epigastric and chest pain from spasm
pain LLQ could be colon or spleen but more commonly it could be the gallbladder even if the pain is on the left not the right side of the abdomen
check with your doctor ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more


Dr. David Earle
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Hernia (Definition)

The ascendence of the gastroesophageal junction into the chest above the diaphragm through the ...Read more