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Hernia Upper Right Abdomen
Spent 2010 with pain upper right abdomen, wrapped round back, constricted breath & fatigue. Dr. attributed to hiatus hernia? & I stopped eating wheat. Symptoms back + very tender to touch/breathing more difficult. Any cause for worry? Tx ideas?
See a Doctor: A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall. They can occur anywhere, but commonly in the groin, belly button, and previous incisions. Treatment depends on your symptoms. If they do not have incarcerated (stuck) bowel or pain, then they can be monitored. If they cause problems such as pain, cannot push it back in, etc, then it will need surgical repair. ...Read more
Not enough info: You have not given enough information to answer your question. It would help if you describe the exact location of the lump and some characteristics of the lump such as size, consistency, how moveable it is, whether it is associated with pain or not, and whether it changes in size or consistency. The more information the better. ...Read more
I have a bulge that pops out on my lower right abdomen when I bend over but I just saw docot and she can't find a hole for a hernia what else could be?
From your limited: Description, it still sounds like a hernia that is too small for clinical detection at the time of exam. It could also be a lymph node or a benign tumor such as lipoma. If your doctor is not worried about it, your should be reassured that it is probably something trivial. ...Read more
I have an incisional hernia in my abdomen. I've already had several repaired. Is there anything that I can do to keep it from strangulating?
Recurrent hernia: Recurrent incisonal hernias are a challenge. Risks for re-recurrence are related to overall health. Smokers and overweight patients have the highest risk of recurrence. An abdominal binder may be worn to help hold the hernias in place throughout the day to prevent incarceration and strangulation. If you experience pain, you should lay down and attempt to reduce the hernia. ...Read more
Fluid or ceroma in abdomen after hernia operation is serious? . It increase abdomen size? How to solve this Prob.....Wht care should b taken
Umbilical hernias: Can be of several sizes. They can either have a piece of fat within it or a piece of small or large bowel. Attimes they can get incarcerated -meaning u can't push em back in-causing symptoms of bowel obstruction.Im not sure if by movement you are referring to the peristaltic activity inside the abdomen. It typically gives the gurgling sounds. Stuff shouldn't be moving around inside the abdomen otherwise. ...Read more
Subsequent to an umbilial hernia repair with mesh, how long until I can excercise my abs as my abdomen is larger than?
Exercising: After umbilical hernia repair depends on the method used ; should be discussed with your surgeon. There are many methods for repairing umbilical hernias. "tension free" repairs with mesh allow patients to resume physical activity rapidly. However, suture-only repairs may require a longer period of time to permit the repair to fully heal before aggressive exercising; esp. Ab work. See your surgeon. ...Read more
I'm 43 yrs old have had two hernia surgeries in the past and have another one on my left side of my abdomen can I get pregnant?
Yes: Whether or not you can get pregnant has nothing to do with the hernias. It is ok to get pregnant with previous hernia repairs. Unclear where the left sided hernia is. If it is in the groin, I would consider repair before getting pregnant. It is probably best to ask your hernia surgeon and have a check up to get a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have a hard ridge in my lower left abdomen also with seemingly epididymitis. Two doctors disagree on the ridge being a hernia, what is the ridge?
Must be seen: Visualized, evaluated, diagnosed and treated: cannot be done online. ...Read more
Would it be considered a hernia if I've had lower right abdomen pain for 4 months that is getting worse with sitting or lifting? If so what do I do?
I have a hernia near my bellybutton that's quite large across my abdomen. What test would be needed to really get an image of this hernia? Ultrasound?
If you can see it:
And feel it that's all the test you need.
Time to have it repaired. No further tests can do that. ...Read more
I've had 3 hernia surgeries last one about a year ago last week I started having sharp pains in my lower left abdomen again any ideas what it could be?
Possible recurrence: One of the possibility is recurrence, and several other causes for ' sharp pains left abdomen ' See your doctor what is causing your pain. ...Read more
Can Crohn's disease complicate a supraumbilical hernia? My abdomen swells a lot. Inside naval will bleed and pus occasionally. Then symptoms disappear?
Swelling: Depends on where the hernia is. The common groin inguinal hernia starts as pain, some time after lifting heavy objects (work related) initially small swelling, increases in size progreesivly. Could be pushed back, may get bloating symptoms reaches to a stage with severe pain, no longer able push it in, now incarcerated, requiring emergency surgery., same in belly button & at incision site. ...Read more
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
Can pig abdomen wall or some other part be used in some way 2 repair hernias instead of artificial mesh which creates so many problems and recurrence?
What can be cuasing my abdomen to swell and hurt almost 4 months after mesh ventral hernia repair?
Seroma vs recurrence: Pain 4 months after ventral hernia repair is unusual and may be a sign of a recurrent hernia. Another less problematic cause is a seroma which is a fluid collection between the mesh and the skin which is inherent to some degree in almost a lll hernia cases but usually resolves within 2 months. ...Read more
Bulge that I can push back into my abdomen doctor says she can't feel a hernia hole? What could it be.
Can I carry on with activities like sailing, jogging and joga one or two weeks after a hernia surgery in my abdomen?
Depends: Depends on the type of hernia and the type of repair. I usually tell patients with a laparoscopic hernia repair to return to normal activities as tolerated by pain. After some types of abdominal wall reconstruction, I tell patients to limit heavy abdonal straining for 6 weeks. Check with your surgeon to be sure for your case. Good luck! ...Read more
I had a incarcerated umbilical hernia 2 days ago and now my abdomen hurts whenever I move and I am very tired. What can that be?
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- Can a hernia be located be located in upper left abdomen right below ribs?
- Tingling in upper right abdomen
- Pressure in upper right abdomen
- Hardness in upper right abdomen
- Right upper abdomen heaviness
- Spasms upper right abdomen
- Pain in right upper abdomen
- Sharp upper right abdomen
- Discomfort in right upper abdomen