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I've had 3 hernia surgeries last one about a year ago last week I started having sharp pains in my lower left abdomen again any ideas what it could be?
Possible recurrence: One of the possibility is recurrence, and several other causes for ' sharp pains left abdomen ' See your doctor what is causing your pain. ...Read more
-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain, but with ice, time, rest, & activity modification they heal over a few weeks, 3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more
Sharp pinching pain in one spot on lower right abdomen on and off for months. Decreased sensation on skin in that area. Slight swelling not hernia.?
Could be anything: Pain in the right lower quadrant in 20 years old female could be a lot of things could be ovarian cyst could be a hernia in progress could be a bladder problem could be renal colic could be GI problem depend on what other symptoms you might have with it I'd course could be appendicitis but that will cause acute pain not pain that come and goes check with your doctor ...Read more
Worrisome at 78 yrs: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in women: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniation? Stressors? Other risks? ...Read more
Elderly male patient has some kind of abdominal hernia, has constipation. Could they be related? What kind of diet to relieve the constipation?
Unlikely: It is unlikely the hernia is causing constipation. If there is a hernia, and there is a question, he should have an evaluation by a general surgeon. Many diets for constipation, but the first step is to make sure he is well hydrated - 8 glasses of water per day. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Experienced lower abdominal pubic area right side 3 months ago, episodic pain, no symptoms, not a sharp pain. Local doc says minor hernia. I'm not sure?
Sounds like: You probably have an inguinal (groin) hernia. The discomfort you describe can be due to a hernia. Hernias can slowly grow over time. Follow up with your doctor & follow their recommendations. Surgical repair of the hernia will likely become necessary at some point in time. ...Read more
I have 3 abdominal incisional hernias. Lately when I eat I have sharp abdominal pain and diarrhea. Is this something I should be extremely concerned a?
What are the risks of an untreated umbilical/abdominal hernia in a 48 yr old male? 9 mos ago my husband was told by 2 drs. He had an umbilical hernia & required surgery at that time he was told it was less than 3 CM in size & didn't require surgery by ano
The risks of having an umbilical hernia are that intestines can become trapped inside (incarcerated), and their blood supply can then be cut off (strangulation). That could cause necrosis (death) of that part of intestine, which could lead to a hole in the intestine wall. This is very rare but is serious.
Usually untreated hernias just may cause some pain. ...Read more
I have sharp, intense pain in my upper to mid abdomen when I cough or sneeze. Family history of hernia. When should I start to worry or go to a dr?
34 year old male. I have dull ache in testicles worse when I sit. Have a pain in the lower abdomen and inside leg. 5 years ago had ingrunal hernia rep?
Maybe related: Tough to say if the two are related, but its possible. I think you would benefit from an evaluation by a hernia specialist, or a plastic surgeon with interest and expertise in peripheral nerve problems. You could check the americas hernia society or european hernia society website to help find a hernia specialist close to you. ...Read more
Been having abdominal pains. I recently had an umblical hernia surgery and an appendectomy. Sharp pains right after my right rib cage. It feels lumpy?
Sharp, piercing lower L abdominal pain, coughing. Had back surgery Nov 4. Developed 12cm hematoma in retroperitoneal space. Concerned about a hernia.?
Can anxiety cause back and abdomen pain? I also have a hiatal hernia could this cause sharp chest pain? All heart test came back normal.
What could be causing my severe abdominal pain 1. Am 34 year old man with severe pain for 2 months (10 on scale of 1 to 10) sent home several times by management 2. Tests have ruled out appendicitis, kidney stones, including stuck kidney stones, hernia 3
Post inguinal hernia-op 8 months on...still groin pain. Throbbing occasionally, currently sharp pain in waves then pain into lower abdomen. Any ideas?
Could be an issue: You should see the surgeon & ask him/her their opinion. ...Read more
Male 20 years old abdominal pain radiates to back, I can feel my stomach pulsing but I have a small hernia on my lower abdomen.
Radiation to back: Upper abdominal pain that radiates to the midback is suggestive of stomach, gallbladder, pancreatic or visceral organ inflammation. Umbilical herniae usually are painful only with contraction of the abdominal muscles, and usually don't radiate to the mid back. See your doctor for proper evaluation. ...Read more
Pulled muscle in upper abdomen. Sharp pain, twisted feeling, and swelling. Symptoms consistent for about a week now Abdominal muscle strain or Hernia?
Medical check up: You need to get a medical examination from your PCP or a surgeon. Any swelling that is persisting is more likely something serious and not simply a sprain. Your doctor can examine you and obtain imaging X-rays/scans to look deeper and make sure that you do not have a tumor or bleeding into the muscles. ...Read more
Causes of severe lower abdominal cramps in a 65 yo male?? Hx of prostate cancer sx and hernia sx approx 3 yrs ago. CBC, CMP, and CT scans all normal
Please do not ignore this pain and go DIRECTLY to ER.
THese symtoms are both dangerous and ominousl. If unable to drive -call 911. ...Read more
58 year-old man had an umbilical hernia mesh repair 14 years ago, removed 6 years ago due to infection, and was repaired with a flap, but is now.....?
Chronic pain: Pain is a pain, and it behaves very differently with different people. The longer you have a pain syndrome the more difficult it becomes to treat. If you have pain for over a few weeks, ask and treat. ...Read more
It won't: A hernia is essentially a hole in the muscle layer if the abdominal wall through which intra-abdominal contents can protrude. This by itself does not have any impact on weight gain. If there is intestine trapped in it and causing pain made worse by eating, it can be associated with weight loss however. ...Read more
After multiple hernia and abdominal surgeries (5+ surgeries) is there a chance that I couldn't have children?
I would bet that the physicians here will defer judgment or opinion and defer to your gynecologist.
In my experience these surgeries you mention are not likely to interfere with your ability to birth children. But, again that is said without knowing anything specific about what surgeries you have had and if the uterus was involved in any way. ...Read more
Depends: If the hernia has been evaluated by a surgeon and you decided not to have it repaired, then it should be ok if it golfing does not cause you pain. If it was advised to have it repaired due to symptoms and size, then I would not recommend golf or any other heavy physical activity. ...Read more
Umbilical hernias: Can be of several sizes. They can either have a piece of fat within it or a piece of small or large bowel. Attimes they can get incarcerated -meaning u can't push em back in-causing symptoms of bowel obstruction.Im not sure if by movement you are referring to the peristaltic activity inside the abdomen. It typically gives the gurgling sounds. Stuff shouldn't be moving around inside the abdomen otherwise. ...Read more
Physical exam: You should see you primary care provider to find out if it is a hernia or a simple separation of the "six pack" muscles without an actual hole, or hernia. The latter is called diastasis recti, and I'm sure you can find photos of this on the internet. Need an exam to find out for sure. Hope this helps! ...Read more
A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more