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Incontinence

Hernia

09/22/2004

Question:

I HAVE A NEWLY FOUND HERNIA ON MY RIGHT SIDE, VERY SMALL, ONLY CAN BE FELT BY COUGHING. WILL THIS GET BETTER ON ITS ON, OR WILL IT GET WORSE?

Answer:

Typically these worsen with time, and I suggest you consult with a general surgeon who can properly evaluate you.

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Response by:

Martin I Resnick, MD Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University