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How Do You Detect A Small Hernia In A Female
Have barely really small hernia get extreme sharpe pain pain down really low going all the way down and worse in middle of night related? I'm female
Female, 67, good health, no smoking or alcohol, can a small hiatal hernia grown or enlarge? Thank you
Hi. I'm a female. 55 yrs old. I have a small hernia on right dude if belly button could that cause pain going up towards ribs on both sides? Thanks
Hello, I am 7 months post hernia repair with mesh. I had am a female who had a small hernia in the groin. I've started to notice soreness and a burning sensation at the site of the hernia. I've been doing exercise such as Pilates, yoga, and ballet stret
Trapped nerve: Call your surgeon for nerve block and treatment ...Read more
Are there any tests to check for inguinal hernia in a female? Short of surgery? Had hernia repaired with mesh and then mesh removed. Pain returned
What causes a hernia in a female after abdominal surgery (lap band removal)? Incision is four steri strips long
Probably increase: In size slowly over many years. If it is the usual sliding type, little needs to be done to correct it, unless you have symptoms. If it is the less common paraesophageal type, you might need operative correction. ...Read more
I have pain in my left side and what feels like a small knot on my side im thinking maybe a hernia?
Will mowing lawn, snow blowing or pushing a wheelchair by a 225 5'7" woman make a small hiatel hernia worse?
No: Not likely. Many people have small hiatal hernias & can be observed & do not affect activities or exercise abilities. ...Read more
My 27 year old son has a hernia, a really bad one... He has no insurance, is this life threating. He lives in a small town in KY and its hard to get?
Hernia: Groin hernias care common in men. Has he had the hernia examined? What is it that makes you say the hernia is bad? Painful? Large? It is rare to have an emergency from a hernia such as strangulated hernia, but rare things can happen especially if hernia is large. Find a clinic or doctor where he can have an examination. If bad pain go to an er where he can be evaluated. ...Read more
Hello. I had an upper scope done and the finding was that I have an irregular z-line at the gastroesopageal junction and a small hernia. I was presc?
Question incomplete!: There is a 140 character limit to use when asking questions, including spaces and punctuation. List your meds and other problems in the history portion of your profile. Ask again and shorten, so you have room for your question. Try "Post-scope dx: irregular Z line at GEJx & small hernia; given (med)" then add question. ...Read more
Most hernias: Occur spontaneously with no cause or reason. Sometimes hernias are associated with repetitive heavy lifting, obesity or past pregnancy. Most common location of hernias are the groins or umbilical region. The cause of one type of hernia can be an incisionsl hernia caused by previous surgery. ...Read more
Forever, perhaps: When a hernia is diagnosed in an adult, depending on the anatomical site, repair with mesh is usually recommended promptly. Although you may never have a complication related to the hernia, it is better not to wait until you do. Incarceration leading to strangulation of hernia contents is a surgical emergency that is riskier for you and the surgeon to fix, and may result in higher complications. ...Read more
Maybe: Large hiatal hernias can cause shortness of breath, but this is unusual in somebody that is 47. These are also known as paraesophageal hernias, and can be diagnosed on endoscopy or upper G.I. Contrast study. Small hiatal hernias are typically completely asymptomatic. The hiatal hernia would not be associated with weight problems unless it prevented you from eating in which case you may have unplanned weight loss. ...Read more
Do you recommend even with a hernia as small as 0.56cm paraumbilical protruding through fat only should be repaired?
Hi I have a small hital hernia in the cardio oesophageal junction can u tell me what possible symptoms one could get thanks?
Hi, I have a small hiatus hernia and don't know what kind of exercise can I do. Can someone please help me. I want to exercise.
Have a hernia, which they will not fix because it is to small but the pain is really bad and today I woke up with a bleach taste, is this connected?
Not connected but --: -it's time for a second opinion.Get a more detailed answer ›
I looked up my abd US & it says (small break in the fascial plane suggesting a small hernia at the site with minimal omental fat herniation) serious??
Talk with your doc..: Refer this Q to your doctor since the marginal findings of US have to always correlate with clinical profile so to make a reasonable, not perfect, judgement since no test bears a 100% of accuracy and specificity. Besides, all life events always display on their pattern of full spectrum; therefore, it is hard to make a perfect diagnosis especially at their early almost non-discernable stage. ...Read more
Yes: Yes if it is not hurting. If it starts to hurt have a doctor examine it. ...Read more
Yes: Yes just breathe well and try not to hold your breath while straining ...Read more
Absolutely: Breathe as you've been instructed. Stay fit and trim. ...Read more
None: A small sliding hiatal hernia cannot be attributed to any symptoms. Not even reflux, as many people without a hernia have reflux, and many people with hernias do not have reflux. If the hernia enlarges, it could cause difficulty eating, intermittent chest pain and pressure, and ulcers with/without anemia. Hope this helps! ...Read more
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