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How Does Coughing Reveal Hernia
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
3 hernias n pinched nerve repaired with mesh. Still horrible pulling nerve pain. Us revealed only mesh buldging where pain is. Normal? Or wrong?
Neuralgia: Most patients do fine. It seems like you have surgery 3 times - do not expect pain to be relieved. Each time you have surgery there is scar tissue formation which impacts on the nerve hence the pain which is worse with coughing, straining etc.. Your best bet right now is not more surgery (unless there is still a problem) - but to see a pain specialist who does scs or pns and discuss with them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Small hernias my not show a visible bulge to the patient themself, but a physical examination with a doctor or general surgeon would feel the hernia bulge. A ct scan may or may not see a hernia, and small hernias would likely be difficult to see or not visible while lying down for a ct scan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can the external inguinal ring, the inguinal canal, the internal inguinal canal all be evaluated by mri?Physical exam revealed no hernia, but i m scared
You're ok: The quality of the physical exam varies depending on obesity and tenderness. If it was high quality, hernia is unlikely, but adductor tendonitis is a possibility, as is inflammation of the other muscles that insert near the groin. Mri is a good test for this. A small hernia or tendonitis are not life threatening, so don't be scared. A trial rest and ice may be helpful. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Increased pressure: A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the inner lining of the abdominal cavity, the peritoneum, may protrude through and create a sac. This sac contains many pain fibers, and when irritated, can cause pain. When one coughs, the pressure within the abdominal cavity is greatly increased, which tends to push the sac out, leading to the increased pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Push the hernia out: A hernia consists of a hole in the abdominal wall through which the inner lining of the abdominal cavity stretches out to create a sac. Hernias may often be subtle and protrude only with increased activity. Coughing increases the pressure within the abdominal cavity, thus "inflating" the sac to make it more prominent on examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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