Doctor insights on:
Could a right abdominal buldge be related to uteran polyps? Buldge is caused by gas, I think. Not a hernia (had it checked). Ideas?
Not likely: It would more likely be a ventral hernia (a separation in the abdominal muscle wall allowing abdominal contents to protrude to the surface). Another possibility would be a lipoma (benign fatty tumor), cyst or malignancy. If it's growing, changing in size or hurting it needs to be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Could what i think is a femoral hernia really be uterus cancer? Is this lump (approx. Size of a nickle) in conjunction with my 7mm gallbladder polyp?
2 different issues: As far as the femoral hernia it would usually present as a bulge in the inguinal area with straining. Given your age, uterine cancer is unlikely unless there is a strong family hx. As far as the GB polyp, at 7mm you can wait 6mo and repeat ultrasound. The other option is lap chole to remove GB. Removal of a GB poly is usually rec'd if polyp is larger than 10mm. You should see a surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My mom recently went through a incisional hernia operation and uterus removal a year back, what precautions she should take. ?
I have an enlarged uterus and ovary and a hiatal hernia, also top of my stomach has thickened. What does this all mean?
Depends: If you had a ct scan of your abdomen and pelvis and the results included the above, they may be incidental findings, unless you have symptoms. A uterus > 13cm, an ovary >3cm should be evaluated. It does happen with er visits and imaging that you get a secondary benefit by knowing something is amiss before you have symptoms. Visit with your regular doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can hiatal hernias and hysterectomies be hereditary. A lot of women in my family had both happen to them, but mostly hysterectomies in their late 30s?
Hysterectomy: Hysterectomy is just a surgical procedure. Hernias can be hereditary. Hysterectomies are done due to fibroids, bleeding, pain etc. There are certain genes that can predipose to uterine conditons and ovarian cancer and even colon cancer, all at the same time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What types of hernias can be detected in a fetus at the 3month pregnancy scan?Thank you in advance.
Bochdalek : By end of 12 wk of intra uterine life , development of diaphragm is almost complete, posterior lateral portion usually on left fail to fuse, resulting boachdalek hernia, same way anterior tendon , resulting margagni hernia, similarly ant abdominal wall defects , can be detected by sonography. ...Read more
What to do my stomach seems swollen 9mis after my c section I look like I'm 3mos pregnant also I have a hernia from previous baby?
Moderate size hiatus: Small to moderate hiatus hernia and do not need any surgical intervention, if you have symptoms, treatment is recommended 1 if you are overweight try to lose weight 2 avoid strees 3 you can use antisecretory drugs like pump inhibitors or h2 blockers if the reflux symptoms are severe and do not respond to meds may need nissen funoplication you need treatment for symptoms and prevent stricture esoph. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Hard lump after hernia surgery
- Can a hernia effect penis size?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Pregnancy after uterine ablation and tubal ligation
- Umbilical hernia repair recovery time
- Hiatal hernia
- How long out of work after hernia surgery?
- Talk to a gynecologist online for free