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Abdominal hernia

A hernia is the protrusion of an organ or the fascia of an organ through the wall of the cavity that normally contains it. There are different kinds of hernia, each requiring a specific management or treatment.

Source: Wikipedia

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with abdominal hernia, 65% report having sharp abdominal pain, 32% report having groin mass, and 29% report having ache all over. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of abdominal hernia are groin mass, irregular belly button , and swollen abdomen, although you may still have abdominal hernia without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with abdominal hernia often receive complete physical skin exam performed (ml), x-ray computed tomography, wound care management, other hernia repair, pelvis exam, other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), lipid panel and hemoglobin a1c measurement .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with abdominal hernia include neostigmine, desflurane, rocuronium, arnica topical, ephedrine (kie), bupivacaine / epinephrine, methylene blue, lyme disease vaccine, aminosalicylic acid, acetohydroxamic acid, fluoride topical, triprolidine (actifed) and rapacuronium .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for abdominal hernia include age 45-59 years age < 1 years.

Age

< 1 years
1.8x
1-4 years
0.7x
5-14 years
0.3x
15-29 years
0.5x
30-44 years
1.2x
45-59 years
1.6x
60-74 years
1.2x
75+ years
0.7x

Sex

Male
1.2x
Female
0.9x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.1x
Hispanic
1.2x
White
0.9x
Other
0.7x
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