Hernia surgery problems

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I have been diagnosed with a hiatal hernia. My doctor is suggesting surgery...I've already had my gall bladder out and surgery scares me...can anyone tell me more about hernias and their symptoms? If you leave a hernia too long, can it cause serious problems? I would like other's opinions. Thanks.
Chronic constipation, straining to have bowel movements Chronic cough Cystic fibrosis Enlarged prostate, straining to urinate Extra weight Fluid in the abdomen (ascites) Heavy lifting Peritoneal dialysis Poor nutrition Smoking Overexertion Undescended testicles reatment Surgery is the only treatment that can permanently fix a hernia. Surgery may be more risky for patients with serious medical problems.
In general, all hernias should be repaired unless severe preexisting medical conditions make surgery unsafe. The possible exception to this is a hernia with a large opening. Trusses and surgical belts or bindings may be helpful in holding back the protrusion of selected hernias when surgery is not possible or must be delayed. However, they should never be used in the case of femoral hernias.
Hi Jenny, I have a hiatal hernia, but do not require surgery...I have known about my hernia since I was in my teens. I had a few flares that required meds...but, with proper diet and lifestyle I am able to keep it under control without meds. I just got my self off meds after being on them 2 yrs....I had flares from 3 diff surgeries....the meds they use to put u under alone can upset a balanced system.
It does sound like a hernia, which your Dr did say it was. I take it you have'nt been back to see him? If you need surgery you might want to think about getting it over with before or in case things get worse.
I am sorry to hear you have a hernia but at least you finally have answers to the pain you've been experiencing. I have not had a hernia (or don't think that is the cause of my occasional twinges of pain/discomfort) so cannot answer any questions about surgery. Hope all goes well!
i had hernia surgery about 10 days ago i am now have problems with my stomach itching and my throat closing and ear closing the area around the sites are also red. it as intenses itch.
i recently had hernia surgery.. before i went in my penis shaft was fine..when i came out i had swelling on my shaft by my head. as a few days went by it turned into a scab and is now healing. is this something that could be from a std...like i said everything before surgery was competely fine never had any problems..only came up right after surgery the spot was swollen and then turned into a scab.never was a blister or anything like that.
Hi everyone, I am new to this forum, and am not even sure if there is where I should be posting. I have an incisional hernia the size of a grapefruit. I have to have surgery on Wednesday to repair it (he is using mesh). He is going to try to do it as an outpatient, but due to some other problems, they may have to move me to the hospital to stay a few days (doing it at a surgery center). My question is, how big would the incision have to be? How long of a recovery should I expect.
I think so...if a hernia is big enough, I am sure that breathing problems. In fact, I know of a few people who had a large enough hernia to cause horrible breathing problems. It is good that you are looking into your options..I hope that you find answers soon.
I have one and causing accute problems. [1] what is the size of hernia for which surgery is recommended? [2] Is laproscopy surgery better? [3] How sucessfull surgery or laproscopy has been? [4] How do I find a experience surgeon [ what determines his experience with such surgeries?] in NJ 07960 area?
My grandfather who is 90+ years old is having serious problems with a mesh hernia surgery that was preformed about ten years ago. He started having intense pain yesterday along with painful constipation. He had MRI's made and we will have the results tomorrow. If the mesh must come out, does it have to be replaced with another piece of mesh or are there doctors in Houston that will remove the mesh altogether and sew the muscle together?
Hi everyone, I am new to this forum, and am not even sure if there is where I should be posting. I have an incisional hernia the size of a grapefruit. I have to have surgery on Wednesday to repair it (he is using mesh). He is going to try to do it as an outpatient, but due to some other problems, they may have to move me to the hospital to stay a few days (doing it at a surgery center). My question is, how big would the incision have to be? How long of a recovery should I expect.
I have a full feeling long after eating, get nauseated and sometimes throw up, heartburn, swallowing problems. My question is, my doc says that he won't do surgery because of my weight. I know I'm overweight at 242 pounds. Do you agree that I should not have surgery?
Going in for surgery Nov17'08. The total hysterectomy, hernia and sling will be performed. I am very nervous after reviewing this site and the "horror" stories told. I have fibroids pressing against the badder, which is now, poorly distended, a overly large uterus ,as well as a hernia. I have a calcified kidney stone"which is being "guarded".
One is a sliding hiatal hernia (which is very common in about 15% of the population and invasive surgery is not required) the other is called Para-esophageal hiatal hernia and it is very rare in adults and more commonly found in infants as a birth defect. I have two questions for you: Which are you diagnosed with? What has been determined as the underlying cause? Under normal circumstances GERD can be very easily controlled with medication.
i would like to hear from men who have have the same problems or who have have surgery to cut or freeze the ingunial nerve.
Female, 45, Celbridge, Ireland, member since Jan 2011 Had hiatal hernia surgery(laporoscope) 2 years ago and am still suffering pain after I eat, which appears to be wind. The pain is usually under my ribs, mostly on the left and sometimes in my chest, and I also suffer a severe pain in my left arm and sometimes my in my ... [More] shoulders, I also am unable to belch or vommit. I have had ECG, blood tests ect..to eliminate heart problems,which were all clear.
Dear Dr, 3 years ago I went through groin hernia repair surgery, since then I had pains in my testicle, my groin and in my inner thigh. After years of medications and treatments - I went to a surgeon that recommanded me a surgery of neurectomy. Month and a half ago I have passed this surgery and since then I feel great improve but the pain in my inner thigh left.
can you have more problems after the surgery then before it? i have constant bloating after eating and i have heard that this can be permanent after surgery! as well as having trouble burping and vomiting!
Dear Dr, 3 years ago I went through groin hernia repair surgery, since then I had pains in my testicle, my groin and in my inner thigh. After years of medications and treatments - I went to a surgeon that recommanded me a surgery of neurectomy. Month and a half ago I have passed this surgery and since then I feel great improve but the pain in my inner thigh left.
for most people with hiatal hernia, the indication for surgery is symptoms not controlled medically. It sounds as if the medication is working well, so unless you are having side effects from the pills, or for some reason get to the point where you don't want to take them, and given there's no Barrett's, it seems that having surgery is optional at best.
had hernia surgery in march ,hurt more now than before surgery,what the hell is going on?
I have spoken to my doctor regarding surgery in this and he did not recommend it as he said he has seem more people develop more serious problems like not being able to swallow after the surgery. Can anyone out there who has had the surgery give me their experiences with it?
Hello and good you are doing well. Hernia is the protrusion of abdominal contents through an abnormal opening. It can get bigger with time and needs to be surgically repaired to prevent complications like strangulation. The surgery is best performed as an elective surgery with all the adequate precautions, to prevent recurrence. So, as you wait for the surgery try to lose weight and if a diabetic, see that it is adequately controlled.
I HAD PARAESOPHOGEAL HIATAL HERNIA SURGERY 3 WEEKS AGO. ALTHO I HAD CHEST PAINS PRIOR TO SURGERY, I NEVER HAD REFLUX OR HEARTBURN BEFORE. I DO NOW ALMOST ALL THE TIME.
However, if you continue to have problems even with the medications, surgery to repair the hernia is an option.
It all depends on how bad the hernia is, if it's causing you pain, causing other problems. Is your Dr recommending getting it taken care of?
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