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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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Paderla Anitha, DNB  May 25, 2014
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By nicolejames228 Blank
Hi Everyone. I have a 17 year old son. He's been complaining of a dull pain/discomfort in his lower right groin ar...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Apr 29, 2014
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By Elle8686 Blank
I just finished treatment 2 days ago for h pylori. It was two weeks on omeprazole, clarithromycin and Metronidazol ...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Apr 29, 2014
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By kennethbass Blank
I had lower left inguinal hernia repair surgery on 10/31/2012. Everything went well after the initial recovery. Start...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Apr 29, 2014
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By Sanddrakay Blank
I had a bad surgery in I think 2004, one rib and half kidney removed. I have no muscles left in my right side, My he...
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jimgregApr 14, 2014
Paderla Anitha, DNB  Mar 25, 2014
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By worried1worried1 Blank
can you have an Inguinal hernia with no bulge?I have pains in groin and testical but I don't have any bulge.do they s...
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By ennaye Blank
Hi, I am very worried. My husband(age 75) has been advised open hernia surgery. After reading up on various forums,...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Aug 31, 2012
JustMe214May 24, 2012
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By JustMe214 Blank
Over a week ago, Saturday May 12th morning, I awoke with some discomfort in my abdomen. I thought of it as cramps and...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Mar 31, 2014
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By kmit2013 Blank
I have heard mixed information that the open is the superior surgery. Can anyone comment on this or provide their tho...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Mar 31, 2014
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By Ihaveaproblem25 Blank
I have had this pain for years off and on. It's located in and around my belly button. Sometimes it isn't caused by a...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Mar 31, 2014
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By nuttynut Blank
After having a colonoscopy It feels as if I have a gurgling pocket of air that moves around lower abdomen and gurglin...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Mar 31, 2014
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By Militie Blank
I had a coughing fit the other day. Was not a cold, just coughing after some food went down wrong. After the last cou...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Dec 31, 2013
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By fulan Blank
Hello everybody, I'm so glad to find MedHelp and be a member. here is my worries: I had an un-descended testicle in...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Mar 25, 2014
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By 13freckles Blank
I am on a weight loss program which is working well. Problem is I have moved and I can't locate program in dallas,tx ...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Mar 25, 2014
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By Xx_Zz Blank
About 4-6 years ago (long before I knew him), my husband wound up with a hernia (inguinal I believe, but I may be wro...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Mar 25, 2014
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By boct Blank
I'm getting a pain in my lower abdomen that goes to my testicle on the same side but the strange thing is a doctor wh...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Feb 28, 2014
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By robbmann1 Blank
I am scheduled to get an open surgery for an umbilical hernia on the 25th. The surgeon specializes weight loss lap b...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Feb 28, 2014
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By 3katie3 Blank
1st of all! Does anyone know a good web site for really free medical answers? NOW... My husband had 3 hernia sur...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Feb 28, 2014
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By Shana91aus Blank
After having my third caesarean section at the age of 21 (im now 23) i developed a hernia after 3 months of my doctor...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Feb 28, 2014
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By Moritat Blank
I'm trying to decide upon the type of anesthesia for my surgery. I assume local means shots. I'm fearing any shots di...
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Paderla Anitha, DNB  Feb 28, 2014
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By Sensei73 Blank
In my left testicle there is a bulge when standing. It feels like a swollen vas deferens though (tube like structure...
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