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Why Does My Hernia Hurt When I Cough
Increased pressure: A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the inner lining of the abdominal cavity, the peritoneum, may protrude through and create a sac. This sac contains many pain fibers, and when irritated, can cause pain. When one coughs, the pressure within the abdominal cavity is greatly increased, which tends to push the sac out, leading to the increased pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I think I may have 2 hernias on my groin area from heavy lifting the knots are sore to touch but do not hurt when I cough or strain. Still hernias?'
Pressure in left groin. Doesnt hurt to lift, bend, or cough. No bulge or pain just feels like pressure. Could it be an ingunial hernia still?
Is it possible to get a hernia from peeing to hard?i forced my pee to come out faster because I was in a rush now when I cough my lower right abs hurt
Ok: Probale just muscle stain. See your doc if persistant. M ...Read more
Upper tummy hurts wen i cough (have cough now), hurts when i get up from lying on my back.It feels like i worked out pain on my stomach. Is it hernia?
Can a hiatal hernia cause pain under left ribs& side? It hurts often but sometimes only when cough & I have a lump on each side of my ab muscles.
Possibly: Discomfort under the left rib cage may come from hiatal hernia but may also be due to other things such as gas entrapment in the upper left colon or even from pinched nerves in the rib cage or problem with the base of the left lung. It's best to have your physician examine and advise you,and if he/she feels it's advisable a referral to a gastroenterologist will be made. ...Read more
Abdominal pain for a week hurts to cough,lay,stretch,bend extreme bloating, also very nauseas. Could this be hernia? If not what ?
I have an inguinal hernia but my right side has been hurting. Mainly when i cough. Is that due to the hernia or is that something else?
See a doctor: Have a physical exam with a doctor to see what is causing your discomfort. I cannot tell here online. ...Read more
Push the hernia out: A hernia consists of a hole in the abdominal wall through which the inner lining of the abdominal cavity stretches out to create a sac. Hernias may often be subtle and protrude only with increased activity. Coughing increases the pressure within the abdominal cavity, thus "inflating" the sac to make it more prominent on examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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