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How Do I Care For A Hidial Hurnia
Avoid reflux: Really big ones may need surgery, most don't. Many have no symptoms. Can have gastroesoph reflux symptoms with/without hh; may have no symptoms even with hh. In general, treat like ge reflux: avoid large meals, fatty, foods, caffeine, alcohol, chocolate, carbonated beverages, lying down for 2-3h after eating, eating for 2-3h before bedtime; if overweight, lose weight. Antacids etc maybe, c md. ...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
Have pain by my right side didn't hurt if i wear a belt around it. Several people said it could be a hurnia?
Lots can happen: It depends on what kind of hernia it is. Nothing can happen or you can get an organ or part of an organ stuck in it. Twisting in the hernia can cut off blood supply and cause gangrene. I believe in "fix 'em when you find 'em". Others say if it doesn't bother you, leave it alone. You will have to decide with the help of your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can't predict: There are many different types of hernias, but generally they can become larger, and cause problems due to the increased size such as difficulty performing daily activities at the same level you could without a hernia. They can also cause pain that may limit activities as well. They can also become incarcerated, something that may require emergent operation. ...Read more
I had a double lower hurnia repair my left side is not takeing the mesh. The doctors won't cut it out. I am in pain all the time what should I do?
I would get: a second opinion by another surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Unlikely: A rare but well-recognized complication of hernia surgery is trauma to the tube that carries sperm, the vas deferens (that's the tube that is clipped when performing a vasectomy). In order to have fertility problems, a person would have had the misfortune of trauma to both sides--possible but unlikely. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Only emergency: Emergency room admissions are based on emergency only not on insurance. Even if you have insurance if hernia is not incarcerated will not get admitted , have to come electively to get it repaired. Go to your local hospital or city hospital they will make arrangements for repair of your hernia as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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