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How To Check For A Hernia In Men
Groin swelling: The recommendation is to see your doctor. If you have a large enough hernia you should be able to see a swelling or lump at the site if the hernia and if you cough and look or put your hand on the area you should be able to feel a cough impulse which is diagnostic of a hernia. ...Read more
Hernia in girls: A complete physical is performed with focus on the musculoskeletal system. Hernias are sometimes challenging to diagnose in girls/women. The common symptom of a bulge or abdominal mass/protrusion is not always present in girls. Let the doctor know if you have this but also important to inform them of others sx that may represent a hernia (nausea/vomiting, heartburn, constipationurinary problems). ...Read more
Can u have a inguinal hernia that does not come up. And what other way can u check for a hernia apart from the two fingers in the groin and coughing.
Should I get an ultra sound to check for a hernia if my doctor says that I have epiddimitis? I have had what I believe to be a urinary tract infection for about a week. I woke up this morning with my right testical hurting and the area above it. I went to
No spoon: The physicals exam places an index finger into the external inguinal ring using the excess skin on the scrotum to allow this to happen. If someone is spooning you in a doctors office, you may want to question the practice. ...Read more
Compartment syndrome: Compartment syndrome is typically an emergency, associated with trauma, fracture, pain and swelling in the limb. A pressure monitor device can be used to measure compartment pressures when in doubt. It required a needle inserted into your leg in several locations. Done in emergency room or hospital. ...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
Is it prudent to ask doctor about doing a tap to check for ascitis prior to abdominal hernia repair sugery in a patient with esld.?
I had inguinal hernia surgery with screen about six months ago. About a week ago, I joined a gym (with weights) and days later had some pain near that area. Could this be related to the hernia repair.
Possible,: 6 months is enough time for complete healing, yes pain could be due to stretching near the sac tissue, you continue your gym activities progressively, how ever go for a follow up visit to your surgeon to make sure you have no recurrence, before resuming to pre operative level of activity ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could hernia be operated successfully if yes then why are there many young and old men suffering from it.?
Variable: Untreated, the hernia could get larger, or become incarcerated, which could lead to complications with repair, or require emergency care. While this could be serious, the chance it happens is probably very low. Having said that, it is also unpredictable. See a general surgeon for more info. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: Umbilical hernias are seen in bothGet a more detailed answer ›