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Hernia Of The Stomach
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 feel like a have a hernia on my stomach, everytime i touch gently it kinda itches and aches? Why? I think its a hernia on left side of stomach.
Hernias: Hernias are holes in the abdominal wall through which abdominal contents such as fat and intestines can protrude, causing a lump under the skin. I'm not sure what you mean exactly about the left side of your stomach, but hernias are commonly seen in the groins, ; in the middle of the abdominal wall at or above the belly button. May need to see your doctor for an exam to find out. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have a hiiatel hernia in my esphogeous and a ventral hernia in my stomach; is surgery usually required in both arears?
I have a hernia in my stomach area that is getting. Bigger and can feel and hear stomach noises from it is now size of softball in pasr three weeks .I?
I have a hiatal hernia. Lately my stomach has been severely swollen, lots of gas and pain. Is this a result of the hernia?
Possibly...: Depends what you mean by swollen is your stomach actually distended or does it just "feel" bloated. Small hiatal hernias are usually without symptoms. Hiatal hernias can be confused with or result in paraesophageal hernias which may result in the stomach becoming strangled and cause bloating, pain etc. But other things can cause those symptoms as well . Best to see a surgeon and get evaluated. ...Read more
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