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

doctor1 MD

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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Recent questions on  Hernia

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Hy am a 26 year old male having a chronic problem with breathing since i was 16. It first started out as i woke up and went to baskteball practise,when i started runing i noticed i was getting short of breath like i was a heavy smoker or somth.Than came fatigue i was tired evry day...and thats how it is evry day for the last 10 years always tired and always shortnes of breath.The worst time of the day is always morning...if i feel little better at night in morning it all disapears and is bad like before also i wake up earlier many time cause i need to pee often. Its like i have some kind of pressure in diagphragm area which doesnt let me breath in fully. I made lots of examinations when i made my first x ray i was diagnosed with hernia and than when i did my next x ray there was no hernia which confused me even more...i did also swalowing of that tube and it showed lots of acidity the doctor evan asked me if i was eating somthin that morning because it was acidic or somth while i havent eaten for 12 h... I have taken controloc for a month and it didnt help me,i also tok lansoprasole for a month and it didnt help me either I was also thested for pylori which was negative The most frustrating part about this is that am tired evry day and short of breath and if somtimes is a little better in morning is all back to square one..tired and feeling of pressure abdomen and short of breath and its like that throughout the whole day so its not a atack of some kind. What could be my problem,thank u for listening

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I recently had surgery for a hernia and have been very constipated the 3 following days. Today my stomach began to get bloated to the point of not being able to walk. I have been eating a lot of fiber trying to aid in a bowel movement but have not had much luck. Do I need to be eating more food overall? I have not been hungry lately because of stomach pains.. was wondering what else I could do to help get 'regular' again

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Hi, I was asked to get a breath test which would assist in diagnosis of any hernia s or irregularities related to the GI tract. What would be prescribed on the pre-req form? is it a separate test requiring a separate pre-req form or do you need to be referred to a specialist by your GP?

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My husband had a double hernia repaired almost two weeks ago and now he's breaking out in a rash that's very itchy. Benadryl seems to help, but doesn't completely eliminate the problem. Could it be a reaction to the internal disolvable stitches? We've ruled out everything else he could be reacting to.

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I had a bad case of the flu a 5 weaks ago with fever over 102 deg. I am still sick in stomach and weak and shaking. I am in Arizona. Other conditions i have previously are stomach polyps from PPIs over last 15 yrs. and hiatal hernia , and very...

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I have pain in the center of my chest near the bottom of my ribcage. sometimes it hurts and burns at the same time. I also have several lumps on my chest and in my left breast. they usually don't bother me but when I get cold they hurt until I...

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Hi I have chest pain after I eat or when I lay down and it's so painful them my neck starts throbbing and I went to the er the other night and they said it's probably GERD . this happens almost every day/night. Mainly after I eat

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