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What is treatment for an umbilical hernia? It wasnt painful at first but now it hurts with pain

What is treatment for an umbilical hernia? It wasnt painful at first but now it hurts with pain

Surgery: An umbilical hernia requires surgical repair to close the defect. Pain associated with an umbilica hernia may indicate incarceration events. Recommend expedient evaluation by a general surgeon. ...Read more

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Hernia (Definition)

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

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Living with a Hernia (Checklist)

Avoid straining
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Consider surgical repair
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Avoid heaving lifting
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See a general surgeon
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I had hernia surgery 2 weeks ago today and the left side of my scrotum and inner thigh is very painful to the touch. Hard to walk without severe pain?

I had hernia surgery 2 weeks ago today and the left side of my scrotum and inner thigh is very painful to the touch.  Hard to walk without severe pain?

Pain and Surgeons: Pain, especially the unexpected pain post operatively should be reported to the surgeon. This is how they monitor post op complications. Please call your surgeon today. ...Read more

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Pain in urethea area of vagina that randomly comes and goes and worse when i walk ihave pelvic discomfort but no cramp painful sex no stds. Hernia?

Pain in urethea area of vagina that randomly comes and goes and worse when i walk ihave pelvic discomfort but no cramp painful sex no stds. Hernia?

Doubtful: Hernia pain usually is present in the groin - to one side or another from the pubic bone. Can occasionally cause deep pelvic pain, but not typically in the urethral and it also wouldn't typically cause painful intercourse (dyspareunia). Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Living with a Hernia (Checklist)

Avoid heavy lifting
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Avoid straining
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Avoid constipation
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If painful, see your doctor
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I had a hernia repair but now the pain and lump are back and my leg is painful?

I had a hernia repair but now the pain and lump are back and my leg is painful?

Go back to your: Surgeon , for follow up , to see the hernia did not come back ( recurrence ) , also the leg for any evidence of phlebitis ...Read more

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Living with a Hernia (Checklist)

Discuss pros and cons of hernia repair with your doctor
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Be aware of symptoms of incarcerated hernia, pain&can't reduce
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Go to emergency department for incarcerated hernia
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I have had this pain right below sternum its very painful i can feel like a tight knot is it colon or hernia? I have tightness all way across too.

I have had this pain right below sternum its very painful i can feel like a tight knot is it colon or hernia?  I have tightness all way across too.

Probably not, but...: Your depicted scenario may not suggest concerning colon or hernia. But, it's a good idea to watch, collect, and record the detailed feature and degree of all symptoms with detailing the sequence of events, with special attention to if being position-physically related, and bring those to see doctor who usually can figure what you got after history, physicals, and tests as needed. Best... ...Read more

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