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Complex ovarian cyst w/intern. Septations, submuc. Fibroids, nabothian cysts, liver cyst, hernia. All new w/in last 8 weeks. Possible cancer? Type?
Slow down a bit...: Ok, you have a lot of issues just recently identified. I'm doubtful you have any cancer. Your biggest concern appears to be the ovarian cyst, which is probably benign, but you need to be evaluated by your gyn. The hernia is an elective process, and the liver cyst is probably congenital. Fibroids and nabothian cyst can also be evaluated by your gyn. Take a breath and make an appointment. Good luck. ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
I have pain in the lower abdomen and it extends to my right upper thigh that lasted for more than a year it starts when sitting, walking or standing? Hernia, liver & testicles scans were clear.
Could be muscle prob: This could be muscle problem with trigger point. You can have your doctor refer to someone to try trigger point injections. ...Read more
ER 6/19 for LLQ pain/nausea. CT: 20.5cm liver, small umbilical hernia. Dr said unrelated. Urine:+1 blood, +1 ketones, mod mucus, mod epithelial. Dc home, said return if still pain. Pain today. Ideas?
ER past 2 days LLQ pain/nausea. CT w/ contrast: 20.5cm liver, small umbilical hernia, diverticulosis NOT -litis. U/S norm uterus, L ovary 15.8mL; R ovary 8.1mL. Normal labs. BP 160/98 HR 121. Sent home w/zofran. Pain/nausea today. What's going on?
Metlemeierz: Needs menstrual history to confirm. Endometriosis under consideration determined by disease course in relation to menstrual cycle. Calls for another follow up visit with primary physician.Bowel habits changes? If so Colonoscopy is in order. If nothing else sought and symptoms are progressing, diagnostic laparoscopy is indicated. ...Read more
Related: Cirrhosis of liver doesn't cause an umbilical hernia but accumulation of fluid in the abdomen known as ascites due to cirrhosis can place enough pressure on the area of umbilicus where umbilical cord came through in infancy to open up the tissue canal enough that hernia results. Drainage of the ascites fluid can occur sometimes. Best treatment is treat the ascites as surgical repair indicated. ...Read more
Just had CT scan for my mcrc, lesions in liver, one in lung, hernia containing low density material, diffuse omental disease what is my prognosis?
Short term: I am sorry to hear of your metastatic colorectal cancer. You have metastatic disease and the ct scan shows omental disease. This would be a good time to get hospice involved. The doctor who ordered the tests will be able to review the findings. Bring a family member to help write down your questions and answers. Again I am sorry to hear about your disease. ...Read more
Stomach issues for past 5 months she has lost 5 stone, CT showed glands near liver? Scope showed hiatus hernia, + for h, pylori, cud this b cancer?
I don't understand: I'm not sure. Not enough clear information. Please call ur pcp. ...Read more
I have an umbilical hernia. I recently had a d-dimer done (for a different issue)and it was totally normal. Does this mean I'm clear of liver disease?
Not related: An umbilical hernia is just an out pouching/defect in the abdominal wall. It can be congenital (born with) or acquired - in either case, it is not diagnostically valuable in looking at liver disease. The d-dimer can be used for a couple of different illnesses, but again is not specific or sensitive for liver disease. Sorry but neither finding tell you anything about the status of your liver. ...Read more
My partner has liver damage and is waiting to go on the list for a liver transplant. He also has a hernia in his groin and tonight he couldn't stop fr?
Liver damage: I am so sorry to hear of your partner. Please finish your question so we can help. ...Read more
Have umbilical hernia. Worried it could be caused by liver disease. Kidney function is good and d-dimer was normal. No yellowing. Opinions?
I have been told I have a fatty liver and also an umbilical hernia. I don't see my GI doctor for 2 more weeks but my pain is becoming unbearable.?
Can an abdominal hernia cause another organ to press on the gall bladder or liver and cause a greenish stool?
Would I know I had liver disease through other symptoms before ascites set in? Doc listened to lungs, said sounded good but I do have umbilic hernia.
No: One would not expect liver disease in a 21 year old. The major causes of liver disease, not cancerous is from alcoholic cirrhosis and from Hep B or C. Unbilical hernias on the otherhand are common place. Ascites if found would suggest a long standing situation of cirrhosis with end stage liver disease ...Read more
MRI post liver resect w/abd incision swelling/pain showed 5.6cm anterior abd wall hernia w/protrusion of small bowel loops/mesenteric fat. Is surg req?
When a diaphragmatic hernia occurs, some of the abdominal contents, such as liver, intestines, and stomach come into chest. How then does baby breathe when born?
Depends: If the infant went through a complete pregnancy before the herniation, initial stabilization & repair can have a great outcome (normal lung development & few lung problems after infancy). If herniation occurred during pregnancy, outcome depends on how bad it impaired lung development. Early recognition at birth with placement of a stomach tube & breathing tube may give baby a chance. ...Read more
What can swell up in right upper abdomen!? Kindey, gallbladder stones where ruled out, pancreas is normal too no hernia or cyst liver is good too
RUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the right upper quadrant (RUQ) of the abdomen includes: liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, bile ducts and ampulla, c-loop of the duodenum, stomach antrum and pylorus, the hepatic flexure of the colon. Don't forget the diaphragm and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing RUQ pain. An exam is appropriate. ...Read more
Can antibiotic be given to liver cirrohtic patients ' also there is an inguinal hernia, can this patient be operated. Liver cirrhosis is due to alcoho?
Yes, and yes: Antibiotics can be given to, and inguinal hernias can be repaired in patients with hepatic cirrhosis. If there is accumulation of fluid in the abdomen known as aspires, this should be controlled with diuretics before surgical procedures. ...Read more
Expain small cysts on kidney i.Ve had CT scan for adominal pain and intestinal problems. I have small hernias and fatty liver. Please advise
See long answer: Small cysts of the kidney are usually simple cysts which are a benign occurrence without clinical symptoms. They increase with age, and 50% of people age 50 have them. Check with your dr. To see if they were simple in appearance. ...Read more
A friend w/ liver disease meld score 18, child-pugh11 needs inguinal hernia surgery caused by ascites. How safe is the surgery? What’s the survival rate
I recently had a CT scan. It said I have an umbilical hernia, wedge on lungs, and enlarged liver. Mother if five. What is this?
Need to see it:
Need to see the report and images to advise on something like this.
The real question is why the ct was ordered (what were they looking for)?
This is a conversation you should really be having with your doctor that ordered the ct. If you don't have someone to speak with about it, consider finding one and take a copy of the images with you so they can be looked at. ...Read more
Had numerous abdomen x rays and CT scan also chest scan and x Ray and 2 ultra sound of liver and gallbladder could they have noticed a hiatal hernia?
Swelling: Depends on where the hernia is. The common groin inguinal hernia starts as pain, some time after lifting heavy objects (work related) initially small swelling, increases in size progreesivly. Could be pushed back, may get bloating symptoms reaches to a stage with severe pain, no longer able push it in, now incarcerated, requiring emergency surgery., same in belly button & at incision site. ...Read more
Many: While the exact cause for a particular person may be unknown, there are many factors that are associated with hernia disease such as collagen disorders which can be genetically determined, previous surgery, infection, trauma, or congenital (born with it). Although relatively uncommon, coughing can cause a hernia in the groin. There also is likely more than one factor in the cause. ...Read more
Can pig abdomen wall or some other part be used in some way 2 repair hernias instead of artificial mesh which creates so many problems and recurrence?
I have an incisional hernia in my abdomen. I've already had several repaired. Is there anything that I can do to keep it from strangulating?
Recurrent hernia: Recurrent incisonal hernias are a challenge. Risks for re-recurrence are related to overall health. Smokers and overweight patients have the highest risk of recurrence. An abdominal binder may be worn to help hold the hernias in place throughout the day to prevent incarceration and strangulation. If you experience pain, you should lay down and attempt to reduce the hernia. ...Read more
Fluid or ceroma in abdomen after hernia operation is serious? . It increase abdomen size? How to solve this Prob.....Wht care should b taken
See a Doctor: A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall. They can occur anywhere, but commonly in the groin, belly button, and previous incisions. Treatment depends on your symptoms. If they do not have incarcerated (stuck) bowel or pain, then they can be monitored. If they cause problems such as pain, cannot push it back in, etc, then it will need surgical repair. ...Read more