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Picture Od A Moderate Hernia
Female, 67 , good health, no smoking or alcohol, can a small hiatal hernia grown or enlarge? Thank you
Hiatal Hernia: Hiatal hernias can come and go, get better (especially with weight loss), and can get worse (with time and age, weight gain, increased abdominal pressure). They can cause acid reflux, feeling full early, chest pain and even feeling short of breath). Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please explain, "There is a small central disk buldge with a superimposed moderate to large left paracentral/foraminal disk herniation." at L4-5. ?
It should not.: Umbilical hernia repair is a superficial surgery to the abdominal wall and should not be affected by an internal problem such as circumaortic renal collar. Circumaortic renal collar can be hazardous in retroperitoneal surgery (surgery involving the posterior part of the abdominal cavity), and then usually only if it is not previous known about. Umbilical hernias are located anteriorly. ...Read more
I am scheduled for a ventra hernia repair with component separation and have a large pannus.. how will the incision affect it?
I'm a 57-year-old man who had an open-heart surgery in 2008. 2 weeks ago, a stony-hard mass appeared at the site of the operation. What can it be?
My surgeon diagnosed me with a spigelian hernia after an US. However 9 months later the hernia doesn't show on US or CT scan. Should leave untreated??
Abdominal wall: hernias, in general, require operation when they become symptomatic. If you are having symptoms, you should have your surgeon repair it immediately. If not, it can, generally speaking, wait. ...Read more
I have a 4cm hital hernia, after endoscopy on 1/27/14, the hital hernia is now a 5 cm, what does that mean. Is a 5 CM cause to worry?
I do forensics research, & i'm revising a list of precursors for illicit drugs. Having a hard time finding a good ref. Site/ book. Suggestions? Thanks
Keep digging...: Haven't seen a cookbook (the government surely frowns upon cookbooks) for illegal drugs. Keep checking one website after another, and your data will grow. The site http://www.Incb.Org/incb/en/precursors/index.Html leads to a page of precursors, but doesn't say exactly which drugs each precursor is used to make. Also, ask president obama (http://www.Whitehouse.Gov/ondcp/precursor-chemicals). ...Read more
Which procedure would allow me vomit and burp regarding a hiatal hernia surgery with wrap? Tourpet or a dor? I am afraid of a complete 360
Lap Nissen: Is the most tested and the Gold standard It not the Procedure but the ONE who performs the procedure that counts Mecca = USc Demester Group ...Read more
What is the maximum weight that I can lift/carry with a L4/L5 disc bulge and L5/S1 disc herniation with an annular tear?
I have a small hitial hernia, I'm 95 pounds and the symptoms are so strong, medicine doesn't help. Would a doc consider surgery? Appt next week.
Moderate size hiatus: Small to moderate hiatus hernia and do not need any surgical intervention, if you have symptoms, treatment is recommended 1 if you are overweight try to lose weight 2 avoid strees 3 you can use antisecretory drugs like pump inhibitors or h2 blockers if the reflux symptoms are severe and do not respond to meds may need nissen funoplication you need treatment for symptoms and prevent stricture esoph. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How risky is an abdominal CT scan for a 34 year old male? Starting to get nervous after reading a lot of material online.
Can you get an inguinal hernia without a bump? I had one in 2001 & 2007 & have pain in the groin. Signs & symptoms of a hernia? Doc says weak Spot
Yes, ...: Fact: Every condition always displays on its pattern of full spectrum from nothing detectable at its beginning to its full-blown picture at the end. Weak spot in inguinal spot indicates the very early stage of developing hernia, which may progress in a widely variable pace reflecting your muscle strength & lifestyle. So, confer with doctor timely. More? To http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
I'm an American working/living in Spain & had open inguinal hernia surgery 6/30.I have ??s abt post-op severe pain/numbness in my thigh.Surgeon here says it's standard to cut nerves, is that true?
Nope : need to see another docGet a more detailed answer ›
Hi, I'm a 37 year old women with a serious condition of endometriosis. Is anavar a helpful steroid to use like a option?
Not likely.: Anavar is an anabolic steroid that is used by body builders to build muscle mass. Typically endometriosis is effected by the sex hormones like estrogen and progesterone. Unless taking the anavar effected your level of sex hormones then it would not significantly effect endometriosis. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I have a large posterior subserosal fibroid which measures 5.0 x 5.4 x 4.2 I have a lot of lower right quandrant pain...should this be taken out?
Fibroids & pain: Fibroids that are identified as the source of continuing pain warrant evaluation and removal. ...Read more