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Symptoms of hernia?

Symptoms of hernia?

Depends: Hernias by themselves may be asymptomatic (produce no symptoms) or cause slight to severe pain, or just present as a bulge (especially at the groin). Some may get strangulated causing decrease in blood flow to that organ (usually bowel) and severe pain, nausea, vomiting, redness around skin may ensue. Nearly all hernias have this potential. Symptoms may also depend on the location of the hernia. ...Read more

Dr. David Earle
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Hernia (Definition)

The ascendence of the gastroesophageal junction into the chest above the diaphragm through the ...Read more


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Symptoms of hernia in back?

Symptoms of hernia in back?

Herniated disc: Back pain and sometimes numbness tingling or weakness in leg or legs. ...Read more

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What are some hernia symptoms?

What are some hernia symptoms?

Variable: Abdominal wall hernias can cause pain or discomfort, often worse with activity or certain positions. There is typically a lump under the skin that represents the abdominal contents coming through the hole in the abdominal wall (the hernia). Thus lump can enlarge, and in some cases become so large it becomes difficult to fit clothes and perform your usual activities. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hital hernia?

What are the symptoms of hital hernia?

Usually none: HIatla hernias can be associated with heartburn and regurgitation. Only large hernias, also known as paraesophageal hernias, are asociated with significant problems eating, early satiety, vomiting, and chest pain/pressure. When symtpomatic, these larger hernias should generally be repaired by a general or thoracic surgeon with experience in laparoscopic repair. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Describe symptoms of a hernia in women?

Describe symptoms of a hernia in women?

Similar to Men: While hernias are much more commen in men, women have similar signs and symptoms. In the groin, femoral hernias are more common in women; this may create a lump in the upper/inner thigh. Furthermore, a bulge may be evident in the labia. Abdominal wall hernias (umbilical, epigastric, spigelian, etc) will be the exact same. ...Read more

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What is a hernia? What are its symptoms?

What is a hernia? What are its symptoms?

Defect or hole: Hernia is a defect in abdominal wall most of the time, but more correctly abnormal protrusion of a viscus (like disc, brain etc). Symptoms depends on what type of hernia, usual groin hernias will have swelling that could be pushed inside, pain untreated will get complications ...Read more

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What is a hernia? What are the symptoms?

What is a hernia? What are the symptoms?

Hole: Abdominal wall her is are a hole in the muscular wall of the abdomen, through which abdominal contents can protrude, usually fat and/or intestines. Symptoms are typically pain/discomfort, and a bulge under the skin that often goes away when lying down or with manual pressure. Your primary care doctor is a good place to start if you think you have a hernia. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Symptoms of hernia include incarceration?

Symptoms of hernia include incarceration?

Complication : Incarceration is a complication of a hernia. It means that you can not push it in anymore. It stays out. ...Read more

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What can be initial symptoms of a hernia?

Discomfort: One may feel pressure or discomfort and swelling at the site. Most common location of hernias are groins or umbilical region. ...Read more

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What are the primary symptoms of a hernia?

What are the primary symptoms of a hernia?

Swelling: Hernias occur when there is a weakness in the abdominal wall, there is swelling or a lump in the area, and there may be dull achy pain or heaviness. The lump usually goes away if you were to lie down. Hernias can turn serious, and that would result in severe generalized abdominal pain, distention of the abdomen, exquisite pain over the hernia and cause with vomiting. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of hernia I can feel?

What are some symptoms of hernia I can feel?

Bulge: The most common finding is a bulge in the area. Sometimes it stays out or you can push in and out. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a strangulating hernia?

Pain: A strangulation occurs when intestine gets caught in the hernia and can't get back into the abdomen. This will cause the worst abdominal pain you could imagine, both over the hernia and generalized throughout the abdomen. May be nausea and vomiting and distention of the abdomen as well. This is an emergency and a surgeon should be consulted immediately. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of a hernia?

Assuming you: Are talking about external hernias, symptoms are visible bulge, pain, nausea, and vomiting. If you have any of these symptoms other than asymptomatic bulge, you should have surgical repair when feasible. Ask for a referral to a surgeon for specific recommendations. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a hernia in women usually?

What are the symptoms of a hernia in women usually?

Pain and/or lump: Usually pain or discomfort, often associate with a lump felt under the skin. Chronic pelvic pain is also a possibility, but very difficult to tell for sure, as there are many causes i pelvic pain in women. ...Read more

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What is a petersen's hernia? What are the symptoms?

What is a petersen's hernia? What are the symptoms?

After gastric bypass: This is also known as an internal hernia, and occurs after surgery on the stomach, typically a gastric bypass. It occurs in the space between the colon, and the small intestine, and can cause severe pain due to blockage of the blood supply of the small intestine which can twist when herniated through the space. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hernia and its remedies?

Bulge: Usually a bulge in the area. Can be pushed in an out an at times stays out. Solution is surgery. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a cardio oesahageal hernia?

What are the symptoms of a cardio oesahageal hernia?

Hiatal hernia: I believe you are referring to a hiatal hernia which when small cause no symptoms. When large, they can cause difficulty swallowing, chest pain, or ulcers. These are also called paraesophageal hernias, and are often misunderstood and underestimated by the medical community. Need an upper GI contrast study, and maybe other tests to make the diagnosis. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have HiAtius hernia, what symptoms can this cause?

I have HiAtius hernia, what symptoms can this cause?

Usually no symptoms: If it is sliding type of hiatal hernia with no GERD, but also depends on size and chronicity. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hernia in women and location?

What are the symptoms of hernia in women and location?

Pain and/or a lump: Symptoms and location are usually the same as for men, but hernias in general are less common in women. See a general surgeon for a consultation for more info. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the symptoms of a strangulating hernia?

Is an emergency: Will have severe pain, non reducible (can not push inside) at hernia site, if untreated progresses to intestinal obstruction and gangrene of bowel, (neglected cases even death) . A reason to get it repaired electively, in a planed schedule . ...Read more

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Please help me? What is a hernia, and what are symptoms?

It is a hole or tear: If an abdominal muscle tears, a hole develops in the abdominal wall. This is a hernia. Just like putting your fist through the wall in your home, you would need a plasterer to repair the hole in your wall. A general surgeon can help explain and determine if you have a hernia and if it needs to be repaired. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a hernia in women or don? T they have them?

What are symptoms of a hernia in women or don? T they have them?

Similar to Men: While hernias are much more commen in men, women have similar signs and symptoms. In the groin, femoral hernias are more common in women; this may create a lump in the upper/inner thigh. Furthermore, a bulge may be evident in the labia. Abdominal wall hernias (umbilical, epigastric, spigelian, etc) will be the exact same. ...Read more

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Which are the symptoms of hernia and how to detect and cure it?

Which are the symptoms of hernia and how to detect and cure it?

Repair hernia: Hernias of the abdominal wall can remain stable or progress. They are unable to heal spontaneously. These hernias can develop complications; like incarceration or strangulation, (organs trapped by the hernia defect). Okay to get in to your doc for an evaluation and surgical referral. A hernia repair is safe, durable and effective. Recovery has restrictions for about 6 weeks. Be well. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a peterson's hernia and what are the symptoms?

After bypass: This is a hernia that is where the small intestines can rotate through the space created by an ante-colic roux-en-y gastric bypass. Intermittent abdominal is the usual symptom, but it can also present with acute onset of severe unrelenting pain. Diagnosis is difficult, and includes ct scan and diagnostic laparoscopy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a hernia? How can I detect it and cure it?

What are the symptoms of a hernia? How can I detect it and cure it?

Pain: Swelling, bulge at site.
Inguinal, umbilical?
Other?
Hernias can occur in a number of places.
May be identified after lifting, propensity was likely there already! ...Read more

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What symptoms do u get when u have a hernia how do u know u have one?

What symptoms do u get when u have a hernia how do u know u have one?

Lump and pain: A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which abdominal contents can pass through. This can cause pain or discomfort, and is usually seen as a bulge or lump under the skin. It is usually diagnosed by physical examination. ...Read more

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Can anyone let me know what all are the symptoms of hernia down there?

Bulge : Most common is a bulge in the area. Usually you can push in and out n. ...Read more

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What can a hital hernia in the cardio oesaphgeal junction cause in the way of symptoms?

What can a hital hernia in the cardio oesaphgeal junction cause in the way of symptoms?

Reflux : The most common symptom of hiatal hernia is reflux. You'd experience indigestion or discomfort in your epigastrium, the area of your upper abdomen/lower chest. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a hernia- can it be painful? Can it be caused by light to medium lifting?

What are the symptoms of a hernia- can it be painful? Can it be caused by light to medium lifting?

Can cause pain: Hernias of the abdominal wall can cause pain and/or discomfort. They are usually associated with a bulge under the skin that gets larger with coughing, and smaller when you lay down. The Best way to tell is by an exam from your primary care provider. Sometimes, imaging studies are necessary. Hope this helps! ...Read more