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How can I treat a hernia while pregnant?

How can I treat a hernia while pregnant?

Abdominal binder: Hernias in the belly button (umbilical hernia) are not rare in pregnancy. Most of the time surgery can be delayed until after delivery. Covering it with a girdle, abdominal binder, wrap or even tape can make them more comfortable. In rare cases surgery is necessary. ...Read more

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Dr. David Earle
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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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Can I get pregnant after a hernia fix this year?

Can I get pregnant after a hernia fix this year?

Yes: Of course details of the hernia repair are important to determine whether or not there could be any complications factors. Additionally, whether or not you need. C-section coul also impact delivery after some types of hernia repair. In general ventral hernia repairs could complicate things, but an inguinal hernia repair should not. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a woman with hernia be pregnant?

Please tell me, could a woman with hernia be pregnant?

Absolutely: Being pregnant causes the intra-abdominal pressure to increase and leads to a higher incidence to form or exacerbate an existing hernia. ...Read more

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25f i believe I have a umbellical hernia from my pregnancy! i think it has benn causes me pains?

Umbilical hernia: Hernias can cause pain and more commonly when things are intermittently stuck or incarcerated in the defect. This is a sign that you should have this issue evaluated by a medical professional and consider treatment if it is frequent or changes your ability to do normal daily activities. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant. Whilst having hiatus hernia?

Yes: Hiatal hernia is when a portion of the stomach slides into the chest cavity and usually results in increased acid reflux symptoms. This hernia (and others) should not relate to your ability to get pregnant and so take appropriate precautions regarding contraception. ...Read more

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Am pregnant and l have a bulge (hernia) above my bellybutton, will it affect me. ?

Am pregnant and l have a bulge (hernia) above my bellybutton, will it affect me. ?

Should be ok: Watch out for unrelenting, severe pain, or significant enlargement whhich may pose a problem by allowing the intestines to come through the hernia defect. It should be fine, and thhis is a common issue during pregnancy, see you OB doctor for more specific info about your case. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more