Hernia

What is Hernia?

It is a protrusion or bulging of an organ or part of it or its fascia.It can be incisional secondary after surgery.It can occur due to weakened abdominal walls etc.

Questions and answers on "Hernia"

Hello! I am a 16 year old girl who has had my hernia for about 3 years now. My doctor did say that my hernia should have healed itself by now, but it hasn't. I've been waiting for it to heal because I have belly fat that I would love to lose. You know the pressures that women have to deal with. Besides that, I want to be slimmer, everytime I exercise, all I do is lose the fat and gain muscles in my arms and legs! Is there anything I can do about my stomach fat without making my hernia worse?

doctor1 MD

Hi,
Welcom to

Healthcaremagic.com.
Most important thing in weight loss is not exercise but diet control.

You need make an diet chart of your daily meals which you are presently taking. Reduce the same amount to 2/3 of it. If you feel hungry take little amount fibrerous food between your meals....

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wanted to know why do we wear a supporter while gyming? can we use normal innerwares while gyming? how do we take precausions to prevent from hernia?

doctor1 MD

Hello,

Thank you for the query.

I assume that you are writing about jockstrap (athletic supporter). As testicles and penis are quite mobile structures, it can get easily injured during physical activity. Moreover, testicles are the only XXXXXXX organ which is located outside.

Such supporter is...

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sir my grand mother her age is 70 year but now she suffer from hernia in left side with 5cm gape and also she has diabetis about 200 . and suffer from B.P problem dr.jitu patel advise operative cases.but its dangerous so what to do.

doctor1 MD

Hello,
Good day.
Hernia may become worse later and as time passes, this age become risky for operation later. Best is to do surgery now. Diabetes can be controlled with medicines and Insulin and opeartion can be done atleast 10 days after good diabetes control. BP also should be controlled...

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i am 45 yrs old. ive pulled my groin several times playin ball when younger, and working in the drywall business. about 10 years ago i hurt myself carrying drywall and had a hernia on the shaft of my penis that i had removed. about three years ago i noticed a lump about the size of a "jack" ball on my left testicle. not painful..but afraid to go to the dr. what could it be

doctor1 MD

hi.welcome to healthcare magic.
i have analysed your query thoroughly.if i were your treating doctor, i will advise you to do a ultrasound scrotum.testicular biopsy may be sometimes needed to arrive to a perfect diagnosis.
consult your surgeon immediately.
thank you.
hope i have answered your...

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iamies shoul 24 female weight 68.i getting 2nd delivery 5months back.before pregnancy i was 50kg only.now iam looking again 9th month pregnancy.my belly is like that.at 2nd pregnancy i got hernia around novel.now also my novel is samll size babool.how to reduce my belly and weight and also novel normal.please tell me how many calor

doctor1 MD

HI
Thank for asking to HCM
I really appreciate your concern, looking to the history given here, I could say that you have a some kind of hernia so the exercise is not advisable for you right now cut down the calorie contain, better to get repair the hernia, hope this information helps you, have a...

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Hello dr, i am bhuvaneswari,31 years old.i am suffering from appendix.i got pain during periods time.first two days of peroids felt two much of pain.i consult my family doctor,she said to eat vegetables and fruits and no need to operate.and one more problem for me is hernia.for this also she said,make excercise and keep regular and no need to operation.give me some suggestions to my problem

doctor1 MD

Hello

Thank you for trusting HCM

Dear treatment of the disease depends on severity, duration and associated complications.

So simple pain and mild hernia no need treatment if it is Severe hernia causing vomiting or bowel obstruction or pain need surgery.

Highly inflammed appendix may need surgery...

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Hello i just finished up a 16 day cycle of doxycycline for the treatment of chlamydia about 2 days ago and as i was shaving today i noticed a lump on my groin to the left but as i lay flat it goes away then when i come back it goes back to the groin....hernia or from std?

doctor1 MD

Hi.Greetings from Hcm.Since you have noticed a swelling in the groin and disappearing with lying down probably you may be suffering from inguinal hernia.If would have been due to lymphadenitis in the groin the swelling will persist Since you have taken treatment the swelling is not due to STD

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hi i have a hernia in the groin it started to hurt very bad two days ago i went to the immediate care went for a ct scan and now have to wiat 5 days for the results,but dont think i can wait that long why does it hurt down to the knee the meds are not doign the job should i go to the emergancy

doctor1 MD

hi,

thank you for providing the brief history of you.

I think you are mentioning about inguinal hernia here and have done CT for the same for the diagnosis. Kindly wait till the reports come as it may help understand the soft tissues better.

Inguinal hernia may lead to symptom of having pain in...

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in night after sleep i wake up after 1/2-1 hour n feel in both arms after that gastric problem n den feel like some suffocation some time i get relief by aciloc 150 mg some time remains for 1/2- 1 hr i also suffering from hernia heart shown mild enlarged as per echo pl suggest d treatment

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Your symptoms and signs are due to anxiety and neurosis and there doesn't seem to be any serious medical problems I would suggest doing some biofeedback and a regular exercises also for gastric problems that you should not eat the 3 to 4 hours before you go to sleep I would also recommend not to...

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i had a umbilical hernia repaired 2 days ago. Last night i went to the E.R. because i was in severe pain, and it was hard to breath. Tonight my heart rate is very fast and i have not had a bale movement since the day before my surgery. i am having heartburn and hiccups, and i cannot eat or drink without filling as if i went to the buffet. Please Help!!

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I have had two inguinal hernia surgeries, one at age 5 and another at age 12. I have been tested there is no sperm in my semen. Every other hormone level is normal and every other test has been normal. I believe there is a blockage. My question is, If I go several consecutive days without ejaculation My scrotum begins to swell and I have a dull and sometimes intense pain in my testicle and also in my area around my pubic bone. I thought it may be vasocongestion but isn't that supposed to go away after a few hours? The pain lasts until my next ejaculation.

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My daughter just had an MRI of the Lumbar Spine and results as follows: L5 - S1 There is broad-based posterior disc bulge indenting the ventral tecal sac and causing mild central canal stenosis. L4 - L5 There is type II Modic endplate changes. There is a right asymmetric posterior disc protrusion resulting in severe central canal stenosis and bilateral neural foramina narrowing. The most posterior aspect of the herniated dis chows mild contrast enhancement indicative of fibrotic component.

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My baby girl is 16 months old. From birth she has had a large abdomen. She has a cylinder shape hernia from sternum to belly button. Doctors told me it would dissapear when her muscles get stronger but I think it s actually getting worst. It s sticking out looking unnatural. What can this mean? thank you

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