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How do u know when u have a hernia?

How do u know when u have a hernia?

Bulge or lump.: A hernia will manifest itself as a bulge, most commonly in the groin or belly button region. The bulge may be tender, is often reducible (either spontaneously or with direct pressure), and may be as small as a grape or as large as cantaloupe. In general, no bulge, no hernia. ...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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How bad is it when u have a hernia?

How bad is it when u have a hernia?

Variable : Hernias are highly variable in terms of location, severity of symptoms, and treatment. Best to get an evaluation by a primary care provider if you have one. Generally, the only treatment is surgical, and there is a variety of techniques as well. It's a complex disease, often misunderstood for being simple. ...Read more

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What symptoms do u get when u have a hernia how do u know u have one?

What symptoms do u get when u have a hernia how do u know u have one?

Lump and pain: A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which abdominal contents can pass through. This can cause pain or discomfort, and is usually seen as a bulge or lump under the skin. It is usually diagnosed by physical examination. ...Read more

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Is chia seeds bad if u have a hernia?

Is chia seeds bad if u have a hernia?

Unrelated: Only if they give you constipation are they bad. Herbal additived do no go thru the fda for safety . Lrt the buyer beware. ...Read more

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Can u have a hernia in the groin that don't come up?

Can u have a hernia in the groin that don't come up?

Herrnia: A hernia can be present but not cause pain or symptoms. Usually a hernia in adults is related to heavy episode of lifting. If you have intermittent pain see you doctor. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Ok so i want to know if u can have a normal live with a hernia in ur testical?

Ok so i want to know if u can have a normal live with a hernia in ur testical?

Yes: If the hernia is causing pain, limiting your activities, or getting larger, you should seek a consultation from a general surgeon. ...Read more

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Hi I have a small hital hernia in the cardio oesophageal junction can u tell me what possible symptoms one could get thanks?

Most are asympt.: small HHs areanatomic findings on GI styudies. It is only if the so calledesophagael sphincter in incompetent ant there is reflux do you have problems.See GI for esophagael manometry if concerned ...Read more

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After hernia op still having pain have tried different prescribed drugs nothing helps had u/s dr suggests it is fat pushed through gauze need help?

After hernia op still having pain have tried different prescribed drugs nothing helps had u/s dr suggests it is fat pushed through gauze need help?

Review with MD: If fat or other tissue is trapped, the ch pieces are surgical correction or nerve blockade. Because of your other medical problems, you need to review your options with your primary physician ...Read more

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What is hernia?

What is hernia?

"Hole in the Wall": 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 of rx is surgery. ...Read more

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