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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 was operated on 6th May last year. I had small visible direct inguinal hernia on left side. It was only visible when I push it,and of size of 2 peanuts. But it was painful. Especially in my left testicle when I walk. Now, after surgery...
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I have taken treatment for belly butun infection but another problem is something like intestine is coming out from my belly button when it is seen in mirro
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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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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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Hello, 2 months ago I had an incident where a ski chair lift came behind me and 'scooped' me up unexpectantly and my whole stomach especially my left side went into spasm. I was unable to stretch or sit up/twist at all without pain for a...
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Hey everyone! Thanks for accepting me in to the group. I have not been diagnosed with anything yet (other than gallstones two years ago) but I suspect I could have other stomach issues etc. I'm also being referred to a 'tummy specialist'...
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Hey all, I am getting pain and pressure on the right side of my waistline above my groin. I don't l know why it comes often. When I use bath room, it gets really worse. It's really uncomfortable for me to lay on my stomach and it pains l...
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I just want to know if a hiatal hernia can cause my ailments described under! I have, the last to years, had mysterious issues with my stomach/gut-brain system. It all started for about 2 years ago when I had a stomach virus or so...
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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...
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39 years old, chronic huge cortisol gut being made worse from recent broken heart syndrome, a testicle that tends to retract into the inguinal canal during orgasm, followed by a lot of bearing down from anal sex and orgasms, extremely se...
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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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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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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...
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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...
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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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