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What are symptoms of hernia in women in abdomen?

What are symptoms of hernia in women in abdomen?

Same as a man: Abdominal wall hernias typically cause pain, discomfort, and/or a bulge that can be pushed back inside the abdominal cavity. There are however atypical hernias that can be different. See your doctor for persistent or worsening symptoms. ...Read more

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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Is gagging a symptom of stomach hernia?

Is gagging a symptom of stomach hernia?

Yes but other causes: Stomach hernia or hiatal hernia, is where the lower esophageal sphincter, which controls passage of food between the stomach and esophagus. Is not in the normal location and can cause symptoms of reflux or heartburn. The gag reflex involves the muscles of the back of the throat start to contract in order to prevent us from swallowing or aspirating. Many conditions are associated with gagging. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an abdominal hernia?

What are the symptoms of an abdominal hernia?

Lump and pain: Hernias on the abdominal wall typical cause pain and/or discomfort, and are also typically associated with a lump under the skin at the location of the hernia. This lump is larger with standing and coughing. Best diagnosed by a physical exam, ok to start with your primary care. Timing depends on duration and severity of symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of abdominal hernia ?

Please explain what are some symptoms of abdominal hernia ?

Pain and Bulge: Typical symptoms of a hernia are pain or discomfort, and a bulge under the skin that is more pronounced with coughing, andaybbe even disappear when lying down. If your concerned, see your promary care provider for an exam. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What does an intestinal/abdominal hernia feel like (symptoms)?

What does an intestinal/abdominal hernia feel like (symptoms)?

Hernia: Well, they can range from being completely asymptomatic to causing things like a bulge, pain, swelling, redness, nausea, vomiting, intestinal obstruction. ...Read more

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If you have a paraesophegal hiatal hernia how long can it take for strangulation of the stomach to occur? What symptoms occur when/if this happens?

If you have a paraesophegal hiatal hernia how long can it take for strangulation of the stomach to occur? What symptoms occur when/if this happens?

Suddenly: Strangulation of the stomach occurs as an acute event - sudden indent of pain, progressive, often associated with inability to swallow and wretching. It is very uncommon, but also unpredictable. See a general or thoracic surgeon with experience in laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair for a consultation. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of abdominal hernia on babies girl 1 yera old?

What are the symptoms  of abdominal hernia on babies girl  1 yera old?

A bulge with crying: that flattens when relaxed, or is easily compressible with slight pressure is consistent with hernia.Common location would be in the midline, usually near the navel. Many toddlers still have weak abdominal muscles that may not quite join in the midline, so with straining, the entire midline tissue from breast bone to below the navel may bulge a little. This is diastasis recti and is not a hernia ...Read more

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Is loosing weight initially associated with early symptom of ingenuial hernia? When abdominal wall weakens does blood test show anything?

Is loosing weight initially associated with early symptom of ingenuial hernia? When abdominal wall weakens does blood test show anything?

Hernias: Hernias can protrude with weight loss. The fat that was plugging the opening may shrink and allow fat or abdominal organs to protrude. You should start with a physical exam to see if your hernia can be felt. A general surgeon or general internist can examine you. If it is small, an ultrasound or ct scan can image the hernia. Blood tests will not help. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I suspect i may have hernia in my lower right abdomen/waistline area. I have also had constipation/diarrhea and a bloated feeling on and off for the last week. Are these symptoms of hernia?

I suspect i may have hernia in my lower right abdomen/waistline area. I have also had constipation/diarrhea and a bloated feeling on and off for the last week. Are these symptoms of hernia?

Abdomen Pain Hernia?: Usually a hernia presents with pain ; a bulge more in the inguinal/groin area rather than the lower abdominal although constipation diarrhea ;bloating may be present in large, obvious hernias, in the absence of a bulge consistent with a definite hernia, such symptoms are more consistent with a gastrointestinal problem. An evaluation by your physician or a gastroenterologist is in order to begin. ...Read more

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Midline, upper abdominal discomfort. No heartburn/reflux medication seems to help. Could it be a hernia or gallbladder? What are the symptoms?

Midline, upper abdominal discomfort. No heartburn/reflux medication seems to help. Could it be a hernia or gallbladder? What are the symptoms?

Upper abdomen: Pain in the upper abdomen can be many things. Reflux is just one potential problem. Gallbladder disease, other stomach (gastric) problems such as ulcers or inflammation (gastritis), pancreatic problems, liver, etc. Are to be considered. Alcohol drinking, even in moderation can provide stomach problems, and antacids may not always help. You need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What is the symptoms of indirect ingunial hernia, could it be the reason as to why i have pain in right testis when lying on the stomach, and sitting?

What is the symptoms of indirect ingunial hernia, could it be the reason as to why i have pain in right testis when lying on the stomach, and sitting?

Hernia: an kind of hernia whether direct or indirect can cause pain, discomfort, swelling, bulge, testicular pain. Change in position can certainly make it worse ...Read more

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I have ehlars danlos and a hiatal hernia. Hv had swallowing test, biopsy of stomach, c t scan. All normal. Still hv difficult symptoms. What next? My GI says need a diff. Specialist?

I have ehlars danlos and a hiatal hernia. Hv had swallowing test, biopsy of stomach, c t scan. All normal. Still hv difficult symptoms. What next? My GI says need a diff. Specialist?

Swallowing : And speaking problems common with eds. May need a gastroenterologist familiar with eds patients. Sites such as ednf.Org may help. May need further characterization of your type of eds with your rheumatologist also. ...Read more

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Could an injured/strained rectus abdominal include symptoms related to upset stomach, stomach pressure & hernia?

Could an injured/strained rectus abdominal include symptoms related to upset stomach, stomach pressure & hernia?

Depends: On the severity of the injury.If complete rupture or tear of the muscle there may be bleeding & abdominal hernia & stomach pressure.If your symptoms are this severe please see a doctor soon. Minor strain would not cause any of this. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the difference in symptoms between an umbilical hernia and an abdominal muscle strain?

What is the difference in symptoms between an umbilical hernia and an abdominal muscle strain?

Bulge: If you have a hernia then in addition to the pain you may also notice a swelling at your belly button (you now have an outie instead of an innie). The other thing is a muscle strain will get better with time and rest. A hernia will stay the same or get worse until it is fixed with surgery. ...Read more

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Can having GERD and oesophagitis with a small hitus hernia in the upper stomach chest etc cause either breathless and pressure like symptom bloating?

Can having GERD and oesophagitis with a small hitus hernia in the upper stomach chest etc cause either breathless and pressure like symptom bloating?

Maybe: Gerd can cause many symptoms. Shortness of breath can occur if reflux enters the airway. This can be evaluated with a ph probe. Bloating symptoms may be related to diet, sodas, gastroparesis and other conditions. An evaluation by a GI doctor can help determine if you have laryngopharyngeal reflux. ...Read more

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I think I have a hernia. What are the symptoms? Is it necessary to have surgery right away? I had a c-section with a horizontal incision about 16 years ago. There is a slight bulge (golf ball to tangerine size) on my lower abdomen near the left end of whe

I think I have a hernia. What are the symptoms? Is it necessary to have surgery right away? I had a c-section with a horizontal incision about 16 years ago. There is a slight bulge (golf ball to tangerine size) on my lower abdomen near the left end of whe

Consult a surgeon: Please see your primary care or your ob/gyn first but if the lump only appeared recently then it may not be related to your c-section. It could be an inguinal hernia or a femoral hernia and you will need a consultation and treatment by a surgeon. If indicated they may order a scan to rule out other issues or confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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If an abdominal & pelvic Ultrasound did not detect a hernia, should I have a CT scan? (Physical exam was clear) ..I still have "hernia like" symptoms

If an abdominal & pelvic Ultrasound did not detect a hernia,  should I have a CT scan? (Physical exam was clear) ..I still have "hernia like" symptoms

Where?: Can your doctor feel it? That is still diagnostic for many umbilical, inguinal, incisional or femoral hernias, independent of any imaging?? Hiatal hernias are identified by esophagoscope, CT scan commonly. ...Read more

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Hernia (Definition)

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