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Could a stomach hernia cause bleeding?

Could a stomach hernia cause bleeding?

Not usually: Hernias of the abdominal wall should be surgically repaired. Serious complication can occur - including the hernia growing larger and trapping bowel within it. When that happens the hernia is painful and dangerous. Bleeding is not common - it does occur if bowel is trapped. Please do see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. Peter wilk, md. ...Read more

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Hernia (Definition)

A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more


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Please tell me, could a stomach hernia cause bleeding?

Please tell me, could a stomach hernia cause bleeding?

Hernia: It is not "normal" but it can be related if the hernia is causing intermittent blockage of the colon or small intestine or stomach. Some para-esophageal hernias can have intermittent gastric torsion and bleeding associated with that. ...Read more

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Can a stomach hernia cause bloating and bsd lower back pain had pain for two days now can not move or bend down properly in bsd pain in stomach to?

Can a stomach hernia cause bloating  and bsd lower back pain had pain for two days now can not move or bend down properly in bsd pain in stomach to?

See your doctor: Large hiatal hernias can cause bloating an upper back pain. It's also possible your symptoms are unrelated. You should really see your doctor for a more thorough evaluation. The symptoms are fairly nonspecific. ...Read more

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Does hiatle hernia cause stomach patrude?

Does hiatle hernia cause stomach patrude?

Nope.: The hiatus is the hole in the diaphragm thru which the esophagus passes to enter into the abdominal cavity; a hiatal hernia is an enlargement of this hole. It cannot be seen nor touched on physical examination. In contrast, a ventral hernia may cause the abdomen to protrude, as can a separation of the rectus muscles very common in men who are "round"in the midsection: this is called diastasis. ...Read more

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Does umbilical hernia cause stomach to indent?

Does umbilical hernia cause stomach to indent?

Umbilical hernia: Usually sticks out at belly button area and usually will not cause your abdomen to indent. Show it to your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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I do bhastrika pranayama every morning for 15 minutes with medium force and medium speed on empty stomach. Can it cause hernia to me in future?

I do bhastrika pranayama every morning for 15 minutes with medium force and medium speed on empty stomach. Can it cause hernia to me in future?

Pranayama is used to: increase oxygen. it can also be stomach muscle exercise. See doc to rule out abdominal or groin weakness first. Forceful exhales can weaken hernia or catch bowel which is not good. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the causes of hernia in the abdomen?

What are the causes of hernia in the abdomen?

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

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What is a hernia and what causes it in the stomach?

Hole: A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall or diaphragm through which intra-abdominal organs may pass. I the stomach is involved, it is usually a hiatal hernia, and may cause gerd symptoms, chest pain or difficulty swallowing. See a general surgeon for a consultation if your concerned. ...Read more

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Does abdominal hernia cause pain?

Yes: Not always, but possible. Stretching tissue, or bowel caught can cause issues. ...Read more

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