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Hernia Upper Right Abdomen
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer