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How can I treat a femoral hernia?

How can I treat a femoral hernia?

Get an operation: A hernia repair is the only way to make this better. This is done by a surgeon. Although you could wait and see, the hernia definitely won't get any better, and will probably get worse. Today we do hernias laparoscopically, which get you back to work faster and hurt much less. You should look for a surgeon who repairs hernias this way. ...Read more

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Hernia (Definition)

A condition that occurs when part of the stomach bulges into the chest. It can cause severe ...Read more


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How do you treat a parastomal hernia?

How do you treat a parastomal hernia?

Mesh: The hernia is repair with mesh with the stoma staying in place. The stoma sometimes has to be moved but this is not the optimal treatment. ...Read more

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How do doctors treat a diaphragmatic hernia?

How do doctors treat a diaphragmatic hernia?

Surgical repair.: In utero, the optimal treatment of severe non-syndromic cdh cases is the placement of an endotracheal balloon to occlude the fetal trachea and help the lungs develop. Postnatally, the neonatologists and pediatric surgeons collaborate to support sick newborns around the surgical repair of the diaphragmatic defects with a mesh. Brain injury can occur at that time. Mild cases are asymptomatic. ...Read more

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How should I treat hiatal hernia?

How should I treat hiatal hernia?

C Gastroenterologist: If you are like most people, you are using "hiatal hernia" to mean gastroesophageal reflux disease(gerd). Proven rx include dietary changes, avoidance of caffeine, tobacco, and alcohol, wt loss, and acid-lowering meds.If your symptoms are bad at night, putting the head of the bed up on blocks helps, as does eating dinner early. If symptoms persist, it's best to see a GI dr(gastroenterologist). ...Read more

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How can I treat a groin hernia?

Surgical Repair: Groin(inguinal)hernias are easily repaired via out-patient surgery. They may be repaired via a traditional "open" approach or via minimally-invasive laparoscopic surgery. The optimal approach varies based on patient factors and surgeon preference.I favor the laparoscopic approach due to less pain/faster recovery, especially for double- or recurrent hernias.Like all operations, experience matters! ...Read more

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How is a hiatal hernia diagnosed?

X-RAY, Endoscopy,etc: A hiatal hernia is an enlargement of the hole in the diaphragm thru which the esophagus passes to enter the abdominal cavity. This commonly leads to the stomach "yo-yo-ing" up into the chest, which may cause gerd (reflux). This can be seen by ct scan and by upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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How i can treat a disk hernia?

How i can treat a disk hernia?

Neck or lumbar: Rest, stretch out, be examined by spine specialist. ...Read more

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How to treat abdominal hernia without surgery?

None: The only way to fix a hernia is with an operation. Support garments of various types may give some symptom relief, but do nothing for the underlying cause of the symptoms, and do nothing to prevent it from getting worse. See a general surgeon for a consultation. ...Read more

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How does a doctor treat an abdominal hernia?

Abdominal Hernia: Abdominal hernias are repaired surgically, either with a laparoscope or via an open incision. Usually these hernias are repaired with some type of prosthetic mesh, with or without sutures or a tacking device. The hernia recurrence rate in the hands of an experienced hernia surgeon is quite low. ...Read more

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How can I fix a hernia that is due to diastis?

Good question: Diastasis is not really a hernia, technically speaking. It is separation of your muscles, but without herniation of viscera. To repair a diastasis, you need to bring the two edges together using sutures or bridge with prosthetic material. It is usually repaired for cosmetic purposes, not medical necessity. ...Read more

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Can a colonoscopy cause a hernia? How do I treat it?

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Can a colonoscopy cause a hernia? How do I treat it?

Hernias development : Colonoscopy injects a lot of air into the colon and increases intravenous-abdominal pressure. If you have a hernia, the increased pressure will cause a pre-existent hernia to protrude. You should see a surgeon to have it repaired. The hernia has probably been there for awhile and protruded after to increase in abdominal pressure. ...Read more

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Hiatal hernia how can I cure it ?

Operation: The only "cure" or a hiatal hernia i to have it surgically repaired. I would look for a general or thoracic surgeon with extensive experience performing thi procedure laparoscopically. You may need some testing before operation as well. ...Read more

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How to treat diaphragmatic hernia in fetus?

How to treat diaphragmatic hernia in fetus?

May need surgery: Diaphragmatic hernia in utero has a range of severity from minor to life threatening at birth. A neonatologist or pediatric surgeon can help sort that out. There are only one or two centers in the us performing corrective fetal surgery. One is in the san francisco area. ...Read more

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How would you treat an umbillical hernia thats painful?

How would you treat an umbillical hernia thats painful?

Painful?: Very unusual for an umbilical hernia to cause any trouble at all (except cosmetic, ) but i suppose if an adult still has one (it usually goes away by age 6) it can be repaired surgically. ...Read more

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How to tell if a femoral hernia is critical?

How to tell if a femoral hernia is critical?

Pain: When hernias become "critical", they are usually associated with severe pain. A blocked intestine can also occur, manifest by bloating and vomiting with lack if flatus and bowel movements. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What can be done to treat or repair a sports hernia.

What can be done to treat or repair a sports hernia.

See a surgeon: Hernias don't get better by themselves. See a general surgeon - who are the experts in hernia repair - and confirm the diagnosis, and discuss whether it needs surgery. ...Read more

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