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Hernia occurs when part of an internal organ pushes through an opening in the organ’s wall. There are many types of hernias such as Inguinal Hernia (in the groin), Umbilical Hernia (around the belly button), and Incisional Hernia (through a scar). Discuss topics including prevention, symptoms, causes and surgical treatments for hernias.

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I had an inguinal right side hernia that had no bulge. It showed only upon a Dr looking there. After 25 yrs of having this my Dr recommended to get this fixed. I did so and all seemed ok after a week. My Dr had emergency surgery so I cou...
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Hi everyone. I've used these forums before as a GREAT help to learn from others so I'm hoping someone will be able to help me. About a year ago I suffered from an inguinal hernia. I don't know what caused it, but it was during an in...
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Can you take a laxative to relief constipation if you have a large abdominal hernia waiting for surgery?
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I was recently diagnosed with a non-obstructive ventral hernia at the laparoscopic gallbladder removal site (from my view, north & right of my naval). I, myself cannot feel a bump where this is and neither could the P.A. unless I lied do...
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Hi guys I've just had a laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair and have a couple of questions: 1. How long will it be before my bloated abdomen returns to normal. I still seem to be full of gas 6 days after surgery. 2. I have had a...
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Hi all, i have a left inguinal hernia which i noticed the bulge 3 weeks ago it disappears when i lie down and pops up after a while when i stand up. Not alot of discomfort, just a mild burning sensation once in a while. I would say it...
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Can anybody help me I new here and have a 5cm hiatus hernia and reflux been to see surgical team and said probley need opportunity but to read up on few sights before making decisions. I am taking Omeprazole 20mg at moment but not happ...
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Hello! I am new to this site and glad i found it. I have a sliding hiatal hernia. It seems to be causung me a great deal of discomfort lately. I have been having severe heart burn and chest pain. Also, pain between my shoulder blades and...
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iv currently have a hernia that pokes through the belly button I'm over weight so I'm on diet and going to the gym so after running and doing my wookout iv returned home gone to the loo and past a lot of blood which was bright red . iv...
fatdaz | Posted
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I am 20 years old male.my previous medical history is clear.it's been from 1month after excessive streching albs exercises along with weight lifting as a beginner I'm having pain along with burning sensations and pressure like contracted...
MTA007 | Posted
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hi im 28years old women,i have been diagnosed with hernia,whitch is painfull sometimes not always.I have a holiday booked in the next 7days i havent got time to have an operation ,but i really would like to go for my holiday withch wou...
sylviegirl | Posted
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My husband has a hernia next to his left groin. He has to keep pushing it back in. Here is our delima... we are going to Rome Italy in 5 weeks and a friend of ours told us that flying in a pressurized cabin may have negative effects on ...
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I have an umbilical hernia which is due to be surgically repaired in a couple of weeks. I apparently had a mild hernia for over five years but no one told me (had an abdominal CT scan for an unrelated issue back in 2010). Last June, it f...
Stacia99 | Posted
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For the last 1 1/2 years or more I have been experiencing what I thought to be a classic hernia. Brought on by cough, sneeze, pulling weeds, stomach crunches at the gym, straining during a bowel movement.....a sudden protrustion from my ...
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Diagnosed with Hernia, Need to know will it be successful & effective to have a treatment done in India? Does Laparoscopic Hernia Repair In India is really at low cost?
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Hi, i had an inguinal hernia surgery on the left side and right side 3 months ago . . . on the past few months i didn't feel any discomfort . .but last week my testicle started hurting . . . the pain is not too much but i don't feel comf...
MikeyGm | Posted
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just had left inguinal hernia surgery 11 days ago and I am having a lot of pain in the left testicle. The swelling has subsided but the pain in the left testicle and lower abdominal area where mesh was placed. Anyone had this problem b...
bondollb | Posted
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I just noticed it, only comes out like this when inhale till I can't.
gpackers123 | Posted
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Is it a hernia or normal if you can feel occasionally faeces moving through from left to right in the mons pubis area. They feel like balls and you can move them. It can be felt most if lying down or sitting on the toilet. Can't feel any...
Mat789 | Posted
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I bent over to pick up a 40 lb box of batteries and immediately felt a tingling sensation in my right testicle. later that day i noticed a heaviness/pain in the right side of my stomach. a few weeks after i tried to pick up a similar b...
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