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Hernia in the abdomen symptons?
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In brief: Swelling
Depends on where the hernia is.
The common groin inguinal hernia starts as pain , some time after lifting heavy objects ( work related ) initially small swelling , increases in size progreesivly . Could be pushed back , may get bloating symptoms reaches to a stage with severe pain, no longer able push it in , now incarcerated, requiring emergency surgery., same in belly button & at incision site.

In brief: Swelling
Depends on where the hernia is.
The common groin inguinal hernia starts as pain , some time after lifting heavy objects ( work related ) initially small swelling , increases in size progreesivly . Could be pushed back , may get bloating symptoms reaches to a stage with severe pain, no longer able push it in , now incarcerated, requiring emergency surgery., same in belly button & at incision site.
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Dr. Yash Khanna
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In brief: Hernia in abdomen
If you mean abdoninal wall hernia, also called ventral hernia.
Most of the time it is a swelling which becomes prominent on straining or coughing.There is usually no pain or discomfort, unless the hernia is very large in size.

In brief: Hernia in abdomen
If you mean abdoninal wall hernia, also called ventral hernia.
Most of the time it is a swelling which becomes prominent on straining or coughing.There is usually no pain or discomfort, unless the hernia is very large in size.
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