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Why Did My Inguinal Hernia Make Me Vomit
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
Pressure, strain: Inguinal hernia is a rupture is a tear or stfetch of muscular ring, causes weakness in abdominal wall. Allows bulge of bowel, inner fat etc. Heavy lifting, straining can increase the hernia. Over time can get bigger, easier for gut to bulge, discomfort, may cause blockage, or cut off blood supply to part of bowel-surgical emergency. Usual rx, elective surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a inguinal hernia and the pain is low, can I still workout? Or would that make things worse?
Inguinal hernia: Avoid strenuous exercise, particularly weightlifting or lifting of heavy objects.A hernia is an outpouching of intestine through the wall of the abdominal cavity. The intestine can get caught and result in a strangulated hernia - blood supply to the area can get cut off and you will develop gangrene of the intestine. Do light exercise like swimming and have the hernia repaired. ...Read more
My inguinal hernia is getting bigger and painful day by day I sit 8 hours a day in office. Are there postures that make it worse and I should avoid?
No: You should get it surgically repaired. See a surgeon soon. ...Read more
If inguinal hernia involves dealing with the intestines.. why did they make an incision above my bikini area. 2 months when i got this done back in 98?
Suffer retractile testicles after inguinal hernia surgery. Will this go away or stay like this forever? It's been 2.5 months. Any tips to make it go?
Should stop: I admit i don't have any research to quote you, but in my experience this somewhat atypical problem should be self limited. You could try applying warm heat to the scrotum, in the privacy of your own home, of course. This would cause the cremasteric muscles to relax to drop the testicles away from the groin. It's worth a shot. Good luck. ...Read more
I drink brown whiskey with orange juice everyday, cirrhosis and inguinal hernia don't eat much, why does smell of food make me sick ?
See your doctor: Heavy alcohol use with subsequent liver damage and cirrhosis puts you at risk for severe complications of liver disease, including liver cancer, internal bleeding from varices, confusion (encephalopathy) and ascites. You should see a gastroenterologist or hepatologist for a full evaluation. Loss of appetite is a concern and should be evaluated thoroughly and quickly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an inguinal hernia. At what point should I stop living with it and insist it is fixed? It is gradually getting worse.
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