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Is it possible to get a hernia from dancing the wrong way?

Is it possible to get a hernia from dancing the wrong way?

Not likely: A hernia is usually an inherited weakness in the abdominal wall. It is possible that physical activity makes this area more prominent or larger and symptomatic. Hernias are also acquired after surgical procedures due to a weakness as a result of the incision. ...Read more

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Dr. David Earle
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Hernia (Definition)

The ascendence of the gastroesophageal junction into the chest above the diaphragm through the ...Read more


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What could happen if you have an umbilical hernia and you keep on dancing?

What could happen if you have an umbilical hernia and you keep on dancing?

Stable: may be unchanged with usual dancing If very forceful and abdominal muscle straining, then may increase in size. These are frequently and easily repaired ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what could possibly be the worst thing that could happen if you have umbilical hernia and you keep on dancing/walking?

Can anyone tell me what could possibly be the worst thing that could happen if you have umbilical hernia and you keep on dancing/walking?

Worst... strangulate: Strangulation of a hernia is uncommon but a potentially lethal complication of a hernia. If the intestines become trapped in a hernia, the blood supply may become constricted and result in ischemia of the intestines and perforation with peritonitis. This is not a subtle finding and would cause severe pain. Make sure that the hernia can be reduced or pushed back in after activities. See an md. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a hernia after having a baby( eight months old) i had a section on him?

Is it possible to get a hernia after having a baby( eight months old) i had a section on him?

Of course: You most certainly may develop a hernia, and it may not be related to your pregnancy. Certainly, all surgical scars may develop hernias, as well. I suggest you schedule an exam with your doctor, but even if you have a hernia, there will be no pressing need for immediate repair. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a hernia from a belly button?

Is it possible to get a hernia from a belly button?

Hernia is : Defect, or hole, in the fascia, or the covering, of the abdominal wall. At the belly button, or umbilicus, there is a potential weakness where the fetus connects to placenta in the uterus.. When the area does not close completely at birth or potential weak area breaks down for any reason, you can get an umbilical hernia. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get hernia years after having appendicitis?

Is it possible to get hernia years after having appendicitis?

Yes: Anytime abdominal surgery is performed with an incision, there is the possibility of developing an incisional (ventral) hernia, either early postop or years later. If you are talking about an inguinal (groin) hernia, there is no relation to appendicitis. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get some info on a hernia?

Is it possible to get some info on a hernia?

Yes: General surgeons generally repair hernias, however not all hernias are the same. They vary in location from the groin, to the diphragm (hiatal hernia), and vary in complexity from relatively straightforward to highly complex. Check the americas hernia society website to find surgeons interested in hernia repair and information about hernias. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get hernia's after disc surgery on your lower back?

Is it possible to get hernia's after disc surgery on your lower back?

Maybe: If there was an incision on the front of your abdominal wall, you can get a hernia at that incision site. It occurs 15-20% of the time. You may need to see a general surgeon for an exam. ...Read more