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Hernia

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If you’ve ever burst out of a corset you’ll understand what a hernia is like. In the abdominal wall there is a set of muscles that act a bit like a corset, keeping the bodies internal organs in place. When a weakness occurs in these muscles a section of the intestines pokes out under the skin, providing endless opportunities for tricks in the pub. Whilst an ordinary hernia provides only mild discomfort, there is a danger that they can become strangulated, which is when the blood supply is cut off. This requires surgery, so any hernia should be checked out by your GP. Hernia operations are the most common operation performed by the NHS in the UK, and heavy lifting, coughing or sport most frequently causes them. They can also occur in childbirth, which considering the amount of straining involved, is hardly surprising.

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Hi, I am 21 and have found out I have a sports hernia. It happened whilst playing football about 5 months ago and still hurts a lot. I have visited my GP more than 5 times and have had an ultrasound but they couldn't see anything. I have done research so I know for a fact its a sports hernia but I am struggling to get help. can anyone help me.





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Hi I'm Jennie in 43 I went to the doctor as I was having pain in my tummy I thought it was a hurna age I've seen tow doctor one in Blackpool and one in Preston and they both say the tummy wall has separated and they won't repair it as they say it's classed as cosmetic I am in a lot of pain with it it makes me feel sick what can I do ?





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Yes, treatment of this disease is not a pleasant thing. You need also to treat yourself after operation and not to forget about special diet! But please note, self-treatment and self-diagnosis are always dangerous for your life! So, it is important consulting with a doctor. For further information, please follow hernia-treatment.net.





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i have a inguinal hernia on my right part of my genital,its been quiet a year now,im suffering from it,i feel pain,but i cannot do anything because i dont have any cash on my pocket,is there anything i can do,to get rid of the pain? thank you and good day..





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why does a hernia go bigger after food my hrnia is above my tummy button why does the pain come on more after food





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i have a hernia atthe top of my tummy i have been to my G P I am due to go to wythanshaw hospital to see the doctor there and to be opperated on the pain is sometimes painfull the hernia can go bigger after i have eaten food is it a big opp will i come home the same day scared about the opperation Thanks Ruth





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In 1999 I had a sling mesh put in as I had a small incontinence problem. After a month or so I had pain and a small discharge and I had to have injections inside me. A few years later I had bowel prolapse and had it fixed, but I lost feeling sexually. Then when going through my menapause I the mesh I had fitted started to fall down and I could feel it when sitting down and it started to erode in my body. My gynae had another gynae remove part of it and I now feel like I have been mutalated down below and my wee tube is sore and I also weep fluid which makes me sore and I also now have an ingunial hernia where the piece of mesh is gone and also get air bubbles . I am in so much pain and discomfort and my bowel prolapse is back and I have skin tags growing on the edge of my virgina. Please someone help me from this pain every day of my life. The gynae was not experience enough to have remove this piece of mesh and didn't even know he did it. He was thinking he was removing scare tissue. My sex life is no longer, and I am sitting on a sore all the time.





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im 16 and i have had a sore pain in my vaginia for a few days now, but today i noticed a smally lump at the top, a kind of bite.. i dont know what to do? or even what it could be?





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My mum had her hernia operated on as it was strangulating her bowels but now there is severe swelling to one side only and is very uncomfortable (as if they hadn't operated just pushed it aside) it's even the same size! She has been back to the doctors but they said they could not do anything about it, what else can she do?





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i am a 16 year old male 10 days away from becoming 16 and i found a black substance in my bellybutton and i searched online i found it could be cancer or maybe a hernia and i couldn't stop crying im so nervous can anyone tell me what it is and how to cure it because i really hate surgery please





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please just go to your doctor it could simply be some form of skin infection( particularly fungal in the belly button) in which case its just anti biotics dont leave it to chance whatever it is get it seen to now


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A hernia is when an internal part of the body, such as an organ, pushes through a weakness in the muscle or surrounding tissue wall. Usually your muscles are strong and tight enough to keep your intestines and organs in place, but sometimes they aren’t, causing a hernia. Read More »

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