I Have a Hernia

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    Going On My Fourth Inguinal Hernia.

    "I have a hernia." Well I;ve had 3 so far.One on my left side ,one on my right side.The one on my right side that I did three years ago,ripped open and I just had it redone 8weeks ago.Now I have another one it feels like on the same side.Is this a normal thing? Is this...
    dewey159 dewey159
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Aug 24, 2007

    THIS Hernia Has to Go

    I have a hernia in the upper part of my stomach, which gives me soo much trouble.. I try to watch what i eat but really it doesn't help but a little... the pain of the hernia really give's me pain in my chest and it keeps me on eage alot, meaning like walking through the house it...
    chosenone2003 chosenone2003
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jun 18, 2007

    Recovering Nicely

    I had Open surgery with tension free mesh on both sides of the defect on Nov. 15, 2007.  Nov. 19, 2007 I am off the pain pills as of today I don't need them. The stitches will be removed next week.  Nov. 23, 2007 the stitches are all out, I am restricted to no more than...
    FreeBaloon FreeBaloon
    51-55, M
    Nov 19, 2007

    Alternative To Surgery

    There are alternatives to surgery. I got a abdominal hernia binder at AlphaBrace. com
    Erik8846 Erik8846
    2 Responses May 16, 2013
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