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Size Of Hernia
No specific size : The intestines can protrude through very small holes, particularly in the case of some groin hernias. The larger the hole, the more likely the intestine will protrude, but the less likely it will become stuck, or incarcerated. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a fist sized umbilical hernia
It causes alot of pain - and for the past week I've had issues walking, now I cant eat without experiencing pain
Fix: You should fix it soon. It sounds like it is time before it gets strangulated. Www.Drlugo.Com ...Read more
Almost EVERY spinal condition there is also have grapefruit size ventral hernia repair failed 6 times. Can't strengthen core. What therapy can i do?
I have a good size hiatal hernia, with peptic ulcers. Can this cause me to get chills an body aches only at night almost every night.
Doubtful: The hiatal hernia and the peptic ulcers are unlikely to give you night chills and aches. Are you being treated medically for your ulcers? If not then you could certainly have complications from them, but they would not present as you have described. Best to see your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Not to worry: Weight gain gives a man the impression of a smaller penis. As fat accumulates on the lower abdomen, the apparent size of the penis changes. "a large prepubic fat pad makes the penile shaft look shorter, " as we age the penis tends to undergo an actual (& irreversible) reduction in size (in both length & thickness). A hernia that is large can push on the prepubic fat pad and make penis look smaller. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, being celebate .I suffer night fall.Please help me to stop it.I am going to be 19.Plese tell me is the increased size of left teste hernia.No pain.
Hi, my CT Scan which was done to look for any masses on my ovaries & adrenal glands found a moderate sized, fat containing umbilical hernia. What does?
Small lump (green bean size) found beside my repaired hernia area. Tingle upon touching. Recurrence?
I have an epigastric hernia. Size is an egg and not painful. The surgery is planned for 30 april 2013. Is synthetic mesh the best solution? Symptoms?
Yes: Umbilical hernia repair is surgery to repair an umbilical hernia. An umbilical hernia is a sac formed from the inner lining of your belly that pushes through a hole in the abdominal wall at the belly button. At surgery the mesh is used to cover the defect and stitched to the adjacent tissues. Eventually, the tissues heal over the mesh and it becomes an integral part of the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had incarcerated hernia surgery year ago and now I have hernia size of grapefruit above belly button. Should I seek medical attention immediately? It'
Bump in bellybutton that has slowly increased size over 3 weeks. Umbilical hernia? Slightly painful when bending down. Slight abdominal pains too.
Call your surgeon: I this occurs during the first few days after surgery, it is sometimes best to re-operate and drain/wash out the would and re- close. Two weeks is a bit long gift that, and the blood is spread into the tissues and not easily removed. May be best to wait until it reabsorbs, and that takes up to several weeks. See you surgeon to find out what's best in your case. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Both: Hernias are usually soft when no pressure is being applied to them. Lie down in bed and feel the hernia, if it's soft, not much to worry about, but yes, will likely increase in size over years. If the hernia is hard or tender get to a surgeon, Intestine can get caught in the hernia, and that can be a disaster. Generalized pain, distention of the abdomen and nausea/vomiting are danger signs. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
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