Mike X replied to the topic Can CT scan accurately determine size of my hernia? in the forum Hernia Discussion 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Hi Mark; I don’t know about CT scans being able to accurately determine the size of a hernia, but I just got an ultrasound for my (bilateral reducible direct inguinal) hernia and the ultrasound report gave me lots of very detailed and helpful information about my hernias — including the exact size of each one (measured to the nearest tenth of a c…[Read more]
Is it true that some mild hernias can be gently massaged back into place and do NOT require surgery? If so, how do you know if your hernia can be treated in this way; AND are there professionals (doctors, massage therapists, etc.) who actually treat hernias in this way?
FYI — I just got my hernia ultrasound report back today and it said (among l…[Read more]
Thanks Dr. Brown. I will be seeing my doctor in 3 days and probably a G-I specialist shortly thereafter.
Thanks for your input & your advice AJM.
Hello Everyone; I am a 65-year old male and I have had a hernia (actually two — one one each side of my groin) since December. I have been having side-effects from my hernia that seem to be very unusual:
(A) Loss of Appetite (resulting in a loss of weight).
(B) Pain in my rectum.
(C) Extremely Uncomfortable — it feels like I have a bro…[Read more]