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Inguinal Hernia Pain Relief
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
App one year after inguinal hernia surg (Mesh) i still have minor pain and discomfort. Is it normal?
YES BUT: YES it is normal specially with the use of a screen/mash. the question I will ask if your hernia was done open or laparoscopic., and if you had the pain from the day of the surgery, or it just gut worst, and last if you had it since day one, have you asked your surgeon about that pain. in general it is normal to have long term pain after a hernia repair but you need to share this with your surgeon ...Read more
I have a inguinal hernia and the pain is low, can I still workout? Or would that make things worse?
Inguinal hernia: Avoid strenuous exercise, particularly weightlifting or lifting of heavy objects.A hernia is an outpouching of intestine through the wall of the abdominal cavity. The intestine can get caught and result in a strangulated hernia - blood supply to the area can get cut off and you will develop gangrene of the intestine. Do light exercise like swimming and have the hernia repaired. ...Read more
Hernia pain: Persistent groin pain more than 6 weeks after hernia surgery may mean nerve entrapment. The ilioinguinal nerve is a sensory nerve and can be trapped by mechanical means or scar tissue. Injection by a pain specialist may relieve symptoms after one treatmemnt in most cases. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Some times I am having pain in the incision after 2 weeks of inguinal hernia reapair.What should be done.Please help?
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
I have a lump that bulges out in my groin area. I believe this is inguinal hernia. But however i don't seem to have any pain at all. Why is this so?
1 yr after inguinal hernia mesh repair I have some pain & numbness at & under incision area. Can I massage these area ? Will that help?
Here are some...: Body is in its constant effort to remodel and heal its damaged tissues & organs for optimal functional improvement & recovery but with its uncertain pace & ending point. After one year, further healing will be limited. Local regular gentle massage may help remodeling and healing but with uncertainty. So, try and see. At a point, one has to learn to adopt & adapt to life might have brought to us. ...Read more
A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even ...Read more
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