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Hernia Disc Treatment
Conservative first: Conservative treatments are always tried first and include physical therapy, targeted pain therapy, heat, massage, and analgesics. If your symptoms are not relieved anymore by such therapies, then seek out a neurosurgeon to discuss the possible risks and benefits of a cervical spine surgery. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/305720-treatment ...Read more
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
The l4/5 disc is narrowed with a central disc hernia with severe bilateral lateral recess stenosis what is the treatment for this please?
Therapy: You can try Ibuprofen over the counter and physical therapy as a first line treatment of a herniated disk without surgery. If you fail therapy and your pain persists, you may need surgery. Try to do physical therapy first. Williams and mckenzie exercises help quite a bit. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hernias: Will enlarge and become painful or cosmetically unacceptable. If it becomes painful, then it can incarcerate to strangulate, so it becomes urgent that you undergo surgical repair. Show it to a surgeon for an opinion on when it needs to be repaired. ...Read more
Is Hernia is a serious problem ? If treatment of hernia is not done,so there is problem or not and if yes what kind of problem is done? Is herni?
Trying to understand what "nonconcerning" means in regard to hernias. What makes them nonconcerning versus concerning? Do they still need treatment?
Need Clarification: Personally, i would never use the term "nonconcerning" to describe a hernia. I think you should discuss this with the physician who made your diagnosis to obtain some clarification. Except for rare cases, surgical repair of hernias are recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Elective surgery: Hernia can become dangerous when bowel moves into the hernia (hole in fascia) and gets stuck. To avoid this, surgery is always recommended and elective surgery has good outcome and lowers risk of bowel complication. Repair can be done open or laprascopic. Take friend with you to meet with your surgeon. ...Read more
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