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Hernia Without Lump
Weird muscle pain on left side near bladder maybe strain no bulge but sore? Maybe hernia doubtful without lump?
Doctor can evaluate: There are many causes of pain in the left lower abdomen, pubic area, and groin, such as bowel problems (including a hernia), an infection, or a tumor. A primary care doctor can evaluate if the pain is mild or moderate. If there begins to be severe pain, one may need evaluation at the Emergency Room, with perhaps urine tests, blood tests, and maybe CT and/or ultrasound scanning. ...Read more
Pain: The typical symptoms of a hernia are a bulge and pain. The pain is caused by abdominal contents protruding through the hole in the abdominal wall (the hernia). Best to get it checked out by your primary care provider. Sometimes need a ct scan or ultrasound to make the diagnosis. Occasionally, a surgical procedure is needed to make the diagnosis. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hernia/w mesh repair 6mths ago When coughing feel big lump pop out where hernia & mesh are Is this normal I have History of hernia going through mesh.
Probably okay: You are in the early stage of recovery – only one month out. Suture material and/or mesh are used in your hernia repair. You should not be able to feel the mesh, but you may be noticing tissue reactions to the underlying suture material. This should go away over time as the sutures absorb. Usually takes 12 to 16 weeks. Be patient and follow your doctor's directions. ...Read more
Yes: There is normally a lump under the incision that we commonly refer to as the "healing ridge". This represents the inflammatory phase of wound healing, and resolved on its own by about 6-8 weeks. The lump could also be a fluid collection under the skin called a seroma - also normal and self limited. If however you think the lump is the hernia, call your surgeon asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hernia-im not sure my boyfriends right ball has a lump and it feels like he got hit in his balls. We don't have insurents but he is in pain?
Maybe: A single groin lump could be a hernia; or it can be an enlarged lymph node, a tumor, or even an infection. More than one lump in the same inguinal area (groin) is not likely to be an inguinal hernia. One's doctor can examine this/these and determine what it/they are. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can't say: It can be normal and it can be abnormal at the same time. It depends on how big that is, how hard, how long after the surgery and so on. You'd better to have a follow up with it surgeon. Tiny lumps under the scar are expected after surgery up to few months. But it is abnormal if that lumps are painful or have some discharge or bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Exam required.: A bulge in the groin area almost always indicates a hernia which will not resolve without treatment. A baby with a suspected hernia should be examined immediately due to complications such as "getting stuck", also called incarceration. A bulge could also be due to a swollen lymph node or possibly a growth. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Small lump (green bean size) found beside my repaired hernia area. Tingle upon touching. Recurrence?
Have reducable lump 5 weeks post laparo inguinal mesh repair. Identical to original hernia. Thoughts?
I had hernia repair (no mesh) on February. I now feel a small lump under the wound. It this a recurrence?
If there is lump on testicle due to hernia, should it be easy to feel and noticeable at all times. Otherwise, when?
See a doctor:
hernia will not cause a lump on the testicles, it might cause a bulge in the groin in case it is a direct hernia, or part of the intestine or fluid might leak to the scrotum and cause a large scrotum.
If there is a confusion about a lump in the testicle, you better see a surgeon for proper evaluation. ...Read more
I have this lump left side located by my ribs slight pain that goes away noticed it a week after going to the gym could I have a hernia?
Doubtful: Unless you have had an incision at that location for something in the past, it is extremely unlikely to be a hernia. More likely to be a muscle spasm (charlie horse) that you feel as a lump when the muscle is is spasm. See your primary care doctor for an exam if it persists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer