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Hernia Upper Right Abdomen
Can a hiatal hernia cause pain and fullness under your sternum or breastbone right where your upper abdomen begins center of your ribcage ?
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 have pain in the lower abdomen and it extends to my right upper thigh that lasted for more than a year it starts when sitting, walking or standing? hernia, liver & testicles scans were clear.
What can swell up in right upper abdomen !? Kindey , gallbladder stones where ruled out , pancreas is normal too no hernia or cyst liver is good too
RUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the right upper quadrant (RUQ) of the abdomen includes: liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, bile ducts and ampulla, c-loop of the duodenum, stomach antrum and pylorus, the hepatic flexure of the colon. Don't forget the diaphragm and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing RUQ pain. An exam is appropriate. ...Read more
Mom's caregivers saw a bulge on right upper abdomen. Urgent Care doctor didn't see but found hiatal hernia on CT scan. Could hernia cause the bulge?
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?
Sharp pinching pain in one spot on lower right abdomen on and off for months. Decreased sensation on skin in that area. Slight swelling not hernia. ?
Could be anything: Pain in the right lower quadrant in 20 years old female could be a lot of things could be ovarian cyst could be a hernia in progress could be a bladder problem could be renal colic could be GI problem depend on what other symptoms you might have with it I'd course could be appendicitis but that will cause acute pain not pain that come and goes check with your doctor ...Read more
I had an ultra sound today and was told I have an hernia in the abdomen, right side low near groin. Is surgery usually necessary to repair? I
Possibly: Small, asymptomatic inguinal hernias in men can be safely watched. Repair only needs to be done if it is causing a problem. There are many excellent surgical options once the hernia needs repair including an endoscopic repair that avoids cutting any muscle in the groin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a burning pain in the upper left abdomen. I was picking up heavy items during a move. How do I know if it's a hernia? Any home remedies?
Once in a while I get moderate to severe pain on the right side of my abdomen area, but ice or cold in general seem to help a lot. Could still be something serious like appendicitis, hernia or ulcer?
No: Something serious on the right side of your abdomen wouldn't go away with ice or cold. It sounds more like a muscle pain in the abdominal wall if it happens occasionally and goes away with cold. See your PCP to know for sure what is going on but serious things don't generally go away that easily. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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