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What Happens If You Don't Get A Hernia Taken Care Of
Lots can happen: It depends on what kind of hernia it is. Nothing can happen or you can get an organ or part of an organ stuck in it. Twisting in the hernia can cut off blood supply and cause gangrene. I believe in "fix 'em when you find 'em". Others say if it doesn't bother you, leave it alone. You will have to decide with the help of your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hernias: Will enlarge and become painful or cosmetically unacceptable. If it becomes painful, then it can incarcerate to strangulate, so it becomes urgent that you undergo surgical repair. Show it to a surgeon for an opinion on when it needs to be repaired. ...Read more
Can a male still have kids even after getting hernia? My son had a hernia when he was little, I always thought you couldn't get kids when that happened, his wife after 7 years is now having baby?
A hole: And abdominal wall or groin hernia is literally a hole in the abdominal wall through which abdominal contents may protrude, causing a lump and/or pain. Belly button hernias are very common in women, and though they are less common then men, women can get groin hernias as well. Hope this helps! ...Read more
All over: Abdominal wall hernias occur in the groin, belly button, midline between the breast bainr and belly button, or off to the side of the belly button in the lower quadrants. Rarely can occur on the back. Typically seen as a lump under the skin that may cause discomfort, and feels like you can push it back in to the abdomen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: General surgeons generally repair hernias, however not all hernias are the same. They vary in location from the groin, to the diphragm (hiatal hernia), and vary in complexity from relatively straightforward to highly complex. Check the americas hernia society website to find surgeons interested in hernia repair and information about hernias. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have barely really small hernia get extreme sharpe pain pain down really low going all the way down and worse in middle of night related? I'm female
My 27 year old son has a hernia, a really bad one... He has no insurance, is this life threating. He lives in a small town in KY and its hard to get?
Hernia: Groin hernias care common in men. Has he had the hernia examined? What is it that makes you say the hernia is bad? Painful? Large? It is rare to have an emergency from a hernia such as strangulated hernia, but rare things can happen especially if hernia is large. Find a clinic or doctor where he can have an examination. If bad pain go to an er where he can be evaluated. ...Read more
Is it normal to still get pains 7 weeks after having gallbladder removed if I'm over doing it? I don't have a hernia.
Had a c-sec 12wks ago would it be okay to workout with weights (10lbs) my baby weighs 15 lbs. I don't want to get a hernia or my incision to open?
Why can I not ejaculate? I get right there, but then nothing, or a little comes out, but I don't get the feeling I did.....I think I may have a hernia
Yes: Umbilical hernias are quite common in adults. Very often, a small hernia may be present at birth which may temporarily close off. In adulthood, stress to the abdominal wall that may occur with pregnancy, weight gain, excessive lifting, etc., may lead to this hernia re-forming. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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