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Dr. David Earle
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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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Hi, I recently attempted to dunk, and when I did I hung on the rim and afterwards experienced testicular pain and lower abdominal pain, hernia?

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Not enough to...: Sorry to hear your suffering from such sport-related events, but the briefed profile is not enough to deduce right diagnosis, though one needs to consider sprains of muscles, joints, & even nerves, or hernia, or testicular torsion, or... To unveil the myth behind all the symptoms could not be that hard by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish... ...Read more

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Diagnosed w/hernia 3 yrs ago. Have GERD. Prob swallow. Diarrhea 2day. Intense abdominal pain. Hernia protrude more. Can this b my hernia n need Dr.?

Diagnosed w/hernia 3 yrs ago. Have GERD. Prob swallow. Diarrhea 2day. Intense abdominal pain. Hernia protrude more. Can this b my hernia n need Dr.?

W/dysphagia need doc: The development of dysphagia (problem swallowing) in the setting of ongoing GERD warrants evaluation, as does your "intense abdominal pain." Seek help please. ...Read more

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Hi, please I need your advise. I just received a blood test: antibody antinuclear positiv, titre80, pattern nucleolar.my symptoms are joint muscle pain, hernia Hietal, gastro reflux,chest pressure and pain, for 2 months that come and go, Kidney pain?

Hi, please I need your advise. I just received a blood test: antibody antinuclear positiv, titre80, pattern nucleolar.my symptoms are joint muscle pain, hernia Hietal, gastro reflux,chest pressure and pain, for 2 months that come and go, Kidney pain?

ANA + muscle pain: More concern w/ ANA > 1:160 , can be false positive - check double stranded DNA and other markers SSA/SSB. ANCA Treat GERD -get tested for H pylori a bacteria that can exacerbate GERD. The chest pain /pressure is likely from GERD -a negative EKG would ally concerns. Kidney check for UTI and renal ultrasound . Muscle pains may be H pylori/ UTi/ or early immune. 1st treat ,GERD . f/u/ w/ M ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal to still feel alittle pain after hernia repair ?

Please advise if it's normal to still feel alittle pain after hernia repair ?

Pain after hernia: Discomfort occurring beyond the normal healing process in the area of any surgery including hernia surgery, is not uncommon. However chronic discomfort after hernia surgery, regardless of the presence/absence of mesh or technique used is increasingly recognized. Pain occurs in approximately 6-8% of patients. It is more common in younger patients ; if there was significant pain prior to surgery ...Read more

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How to deal with eye pain from hernia?

No correlation: You should ask your doctor. There should be no eye pain with a hernia. ...Read more

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What can I take for testicular pain after hernia surgery?

What can I take for testicular pain after hernia surgery?

Pain medication : You can take tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen, or if the pain is really bad, narcotics like vicodin or codeine. ...Read more

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L groin pain from hernia worsening and pushing into scrotum?

L groin pain from hernia worsening and pushing into scrotum?

Needs evaluated: Thanks for your question! Any hernia that is producing a lot of pain deserves to be seen at the emergency department ASAP. ...Read more

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My husband has swelling and pain from hernia repair in December. Right testicle completely numb since surgery.

6 months is too long: Numbness below a hernia incision is not unusual and results from the skin nerves being cut. This may be permanent, but should not affect any functional activity. Pain and swelling 6 months after surgery is too long and should be evaluated by the surgeon. Sometimes this is due to something simple like a blood clot or a healing reaction and may get better with heat and ibuprofen, but it should seen. ...Read more

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Son is 15 he started workin on abdominal exercises i found like a bump on his lower chest N when I touch it he feels no pain . Hiatal hernia ? Worry ?

Not a hiatal hernia: A hiatal hernia would be located deep within the upper abdominal cavity, behind the lower end of the sternum or breastbone. The hole or defect that the stomach herniates through is in the diaphragm not the abdominal wall muscles. What you describe maybe something in the skin, like a sebaceous cyst or a lipoma, a benign fatty growth. Enlargement or pain should prompt a visit to your family doctor. ...Read more

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Light pain 3-inches right of belly button,nausea shoulder blade pain.hiatel hernia. could it be gallbladder? Prior cdiff,diverticulitis a year ago.

Light pain 3-inches right of belly button,nausea shoulder blade pain.hiatel hernia. could it be gallbladder? Prior cdiff,diverticulitis a year ago.

Could be gallbladder: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, plus symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder problems. ...Read more

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Intermittent groin pain (not hernia) tension on back of head, impairs cognitive ability, and occasional right arm pain. Subsides with 600 ibuprof. Ok?

Complex: There is no single diagnosis that ties these symptoms together, so it's impossible to say of it's "ok". On the other side of the coin, these don;t point to a dangerous diagnosis either. If you want to find out, you really need a proper evaluation by a primary care doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How long does hernia pain last?

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Hernia pain: Hernia pain is generally limited to the site of the hernia and should resolve when the hernia is pushed back in (reduced). If a hernia is not reducible and has persistent pain, it should be evaluated immediately as there would be a risk of incarceration or strangulation. When experiencing pain at a hernia site, it is smart to cease the activity right away. ...Read more

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What can I take to releive hernia pain?

What can I take to releive hernia pain?

See below: Rest, local heat & try Ibuprofen or something similar. See a doctor for an examination or a general surgeon to discuss & review hernia repair surgery. ...Read more

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Which medicine is best for the hernia pain my age is 58 years?

Which medicine is best for the hernia pain my age is 58 years?

Where is the hernia?: If you are having pain from hernias in the groin, belly button or surface of the abdomen, surgery is best unless you have had manyu unsuccessful repairs or are too ill and risky. Hiatal hernias are often treated with proton pump inhibitors or acid reducing agents to diminish the pain of heartburn from reflux. These can also be repaired surgically. See your doc or a general surgeon. ...Read more

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How can I alleviate the pain from my hernia during sex?

How can I alleviate the pain from my hernia during sex?

CHANGE POSITIONS: I suggest you try different positions, for now. But, if your hernia is bothering you that much, i suggest you seek the help of a qualified surgeon. It's time to get it repaired. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could ease pain from stomach hernia?

What could ease pain from stomach hernia?

Hernia Repair: The best way to treat pain from a hernia is to repair the hernia. If this is not feasible at this time, general measures such as avoiding heavy lifting and wearing a truss/abdominal binder (depending on hernia location) may help. Unfortunately, hernias never heal on their own--surgery remains your best-bet. Good luck! ...Read more

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