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Swelling on exertion on stomach and hernia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
User :   sir i would like to ask some thing
User :   shall i
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you can ask
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User :   i noiced many times as my sister runs or walk she probably gets some type of swelling in her stomach or had stomach ache. why it happens????///
Doctor :  
where is the swelling in the stomach
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can you describe the region
User :   i dont know the reason
User :   she told me this
User :   it is like that when ever she has to work more then normal via her feet she gets pain in her stomach
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ok
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this is since when?
User :   since one year
Doctor :   do the swelling reduces by itself after rest
User :   yes
User :   after the rest of an hour or two it automaticaly reduced
Doctor :  
will it appear again on coughing
User :   no
Doctor :   how long after exercise does the swelling appear
User :   no its not when doing exercise. when she runs for a mile or stand for a long time the problem occurs
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it is important to know where exactly the swelling appears on the stomach
Doctor :   the swelling you are describing seems to an hernia
User :   k
User :   hernia happens to female also
User :   ???????/
Doctor :  
yes
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it happens to all of us
User :   ok
Doctor :   may i know her age
User :   then what should be done
User :   20 years
Doctor :  
may i know her height and weight
User :   166 cm weigh around 60 kg
Doctor :   did she undergo any surgery previously
User :   no
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ok
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you can approach a physician and get her physical examination done
User :   k
Doctor :   this is necessary to make a diagnosis
User :   ok
User :   will it be harmfull to her
Doctor :   no it is not
Doctor :  
it is fairly common in the population
User :   ok
User :   so by when i should take her to physician
Doctor :   yes
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she needs a physical examination
User :   ok
User :   will the treatment needs surgery
User :   or can u pls tell me what is hernia and what r the symptoms of it>?>???????
Doctor :   hernia is a condition where in the normal structures come out of their confinement cavity
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the symptoms are painless swelling
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and the swelling appears on exertion initially
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and disappears by itself
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over a period of time the swelling keeps on increasing
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and it may not disappear by itself
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apart from this there will be no other symptom
User :   ok
User :   surgery is the treatment
Doctor :   yes
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surgery is the treatment for hernia
User :   will the surgery is harmfull
Doctor :  
surgery is to cure the disease
User :   or is it life threatning.?????????
Doctor :   surgery is not life threatening
User :   ok
User :   thank you sir
Doctor :   and the hernia is not life threatening usually
User :   i will take her to physician
User :   k
Doctor :   ok
User :   thanks
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User :   i filled
User :   thanks a lot
User :   good day
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