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What does it mean when a man has groin hernia?

What does it mean when a man has groin hernia?

Inguinal hernia: Direct inguinal hernia is due to weakness or defect of abdominal wall muscles in the groin area - subject may always feel need to push it back. Not dangerous but uncomfortable. Indiect inuinal hernia is due an outpouching of the periteum (abdominal lining) alongside the testicular blood vessels and vas (sperm duct). These have a relative narrow neck, bowel can enter, get stuck and strangulate. Fix. ...Read more

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Femoral Hernia (Definition)

A hernia is a defect in the abdominal wall allowing contents within the abdomen to protrude. The most common hernias are inguinal (lower abdomen around the pubic bone) or umbilical (around the bellybutton). A femoral hernia is less common and occurs where the blood vessels enter the leg. When there is an external lump, it shows up in the upper front part of the leg. ...Read more


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When a boy has diaphragmatic hernia, what does it mean?

When a boy has diaphragmatic hernia, what does it mean?

Variable defect: When the diaphram fails to finish forming, a hole is left between the chest & abdomen & bowel can slip into the lung cavity (herniate) before or just after birth(when baby starts to cry & swallow air).If the lung forms well & bowel slips later, there is a better chance of lomg term survival. Without room to form the lung on that side can fail.Rapid recognition & suportiive care is a must. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a woman has bruises?

What does it mean when a woman has bruises?

How many?: A few bruises can be a normal response to hard work or exercise. A lot of bruises could mean somebody is beating her up. In the absence of any injury, it could mean a blood disorder or even a malignancy. See your doctor if bruises are numerous and persistent/recurrent. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a man has amyloidosis?

What does it mean when a man has amyloidosis?

Deposit of amyloid: Amyloid are types of protein that can be deposited in your body. These can occur secondary to a variety of illness and why this happened is still not completely understood. It depends what the locations of the amyloid are as to how the amyloid effects a person. What ever else teh man has may be related tothis diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does it mean that my baby has a diaphragmatic hernia?

What does it mean that my baby has a diaphragmatic hernia?

Maybe big deal: Congenital diaphragm hernia discovered in utero can range from a small hernia with no consequences, to a large hernia preventing lung development that is associated with a high risk of death at birth. Treatment obviously depends on the severity of the condition. You may want to see a pediatric surgeon for a consultation if the seriousness or plan is not clear to you. I hope everything turns out ok. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a man has barretts esophagus?

What does it mean when a man has barretts esophagus?

Acid reflux: Chronic acid reflux can permanently damage the esophagus leading to barrets esophagus. In some patients this condition can progress to esophageal cancer. In most cases it should be surveyed by endoscopy. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when a man is urinating blood?

What exactly does it mean when a man is urinating blood?

Infection: At your age usually infection but you need to be checked and make sure not tumor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a man pee a lot?

What does it mean when a man pee a lot?

Several reasons..: You may: 1. Taking a lot of liquids or beverages that cause urination. 2. Having a urinary infection specially if there is a burning sensation (treat with antibiotics) 3.Taking some medication that causes this problem. 4.See if your blood sugar level is ok. Poliuria is one of the symptoms of diabetes. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a man can't pee and it hurts?

What does it mean when a man can't pee and it hurts?

Possible prostate : Prostate disease, including infection, obstruction, enlargement, and cancer, can cause these symptoms. A UTI or urinary tract stone can cause similar symptoms. See your doctor or a urologist. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when a person has a calcified gallbladder?

What exactly does it mean when a person has a calcified gallbladder?

Porcelain: Gallbladder refers to extensive calcium encrustation of the gallbladder wall. The term porcelain gallbladder has been used to emphasize the blue discoloration and brittle consistency of the gallbladder wall at surgery. Historically, this was considered a condition that required surgery because of a high frequency of associated gallbladder cancer. That link, however, seems less secure now. ...Read more

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When a woman has costochondritis, what does it mean?

When a woman has costochondritis, what does it mean?

Inflammation: Costochondritis usually refers to an inflammation of the joint where the rib meets the sternum (breastbone). It manifests as chest wall pain and is typically treated with nsaids and rest. The key is having a doctor confirm the diagnosis and make sure they rule out other causes of chest pain. (cardiac, gerd, etc). ...Read more

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What does it mean if a guy has a lump on his penis ??

What does it mean if a guy has a lump on his penis ??

Urologist: Penile lumps are quite uncommon and a urologist would be best qualified to evaluate it. Growths are much more common in the testicles. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a teen have pain in her pelvic?

What does it mean when a teen have pain in her pelvic?

Many causes: There are many cases of pelvic pain for teen girls. The answer depends a lot on the type of pain, how often it comes, timing, and other issues. Some types of discomfort (associated with ovulation, for example) may be normal. But pain can also be related to infection or other problems needing treatment. Consider seeing your physician soon for discussion and examination. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a man has broken collar bone?

What does it mean when a man has broken collar bone?

Sling for 4-8 wks: Clavicle (collarbone) fractures are one of the most commonly broken bones. The majority are treated non-surgical with a sling, shoulder immob, or figure 8 splint. Clavicle can accept a fair amount of displacement prior to requiring surgery. The healing time is 2-4 months depending on age (younger = faster). ...Read more

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What does it mean when a female's nipples hurt?

What does it mean when a female's nipples hurt?

Various Reasons: Some women experience pain of nipples when stressed or cold due to vasospasm (raynaud’s of the nipple). Allergies to deodorants, lotions ; soap can cause pain. Eczema or psoriasis can lead to nipple pain. When the nipple is engorged it can cause pain. Hormonal changes can cause (puberty, pms, period, pregnancy ; breast feeding). Thrush or bacterial infections can lead to pain. Friction against. ...Read more

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When a woman has gonorrhea, what does it mean?

When a woman has gonorrhea, what does it mean?

STD: Gonorrhea is one of the sexually transmitted diseases. It needs to be treated with antibiotics. She also needs to be screened for other std's. The partner needs to be checked too. ...Read more

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When a woman has brucellosis, what does it mean?

When a woman has brucellosis, what does it mean?

It depends.: Brucellosis is a disease that chiefly affects livestock (cattle and goats), and can be transferred to humans if precautions are not taken (goggles, rubber gloves). If a woman is pregnant, the main treatment (tetracyclines) should be avoided since they can damage growing teeth and bones. Children also should avoid this treatment for the same reason. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my husband left testicle hurts after having sex an ejaculating? He says it feels like it will pop an it's a long pain

Who knows? But...: The described scenario is not enough to deduce a meaningful suggestion. But, it's helpful to collect the feature, degree, and progress of the symptoms with their detailed sequence of events, and bring those to doctor for review, analysis, more history, physicals, and possible tests to define what he has experienced can be. It's not enough to state online with 400 letters. Best wish... ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Inguinal Hernia (Definition)

An inguinal hernia is a hernia that occurs in the inguinal region (groin). It passes out throughout the muscle in a canal near the spermatic ...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